Education

The City of Gallup / McKinley County Region has 34 public schools and 25 non-public schools.

The City of Gallup / McKinley County region consists of two school districts; Gallup-McKinley County School District and Zuni Public School District. The Zuni Public School District serves the Zuni Reservation. The Gallup-McKinley County School District serves the rest of McKinley County including the City of Gallup and the Navajo Nation. In addition, there are two parochial schools; Gallup Catholic School and Rehoboth Christian School.

Gallup – McKinley County School District
Number of Students: 12,036 (2012 - 2013, NMPED)
Number of Schools: 35

Elementary Schools 19
Mid Schools 7
High Schools 9

Zuni Public School District
Number of Students: 1,280 (2012 - 2013, NMPED)
Number of Schools: 5

Elementary Schools 2
Mid Schools 1
High Schools 2

 

Charter Schools


The City of Gallup / McKinley County region has a wide variety of educational and workforce training options. There are 4 colleges within a 60-mile drive. Additionally, there are 32 community colleges and universities throughout the state, including nationally renowned programs at University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University, and New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

Regional Degrees Granted

Year Certificate Associates Bachelor Graduate
2010 160 172 56 45
2011 208 224 36 33
2012 208 187 39 24

 


University of New Mexico - Gallup

The University of New Mexico – Gallup is a branch campus of the University of New Mexico. UNM-Gallup is a comprehensive vocational and transfer institution that offers Certificates in 19 disciplines and Associate’s Degrees in 28 programs. UNM-Gallup also offers Bachelor’s in six degree and Master’s Degrees from UNM’s Extended University in five programs, and Master’s Degrees in three programs.

UNM – Gallup is the largest of the four UNM branch campuses. The college also includes the 25,000-square-foot Zuni South Campus and a 2,500-square-foot facility on Gallup’s north side.

Regional Data by Campus (2011)

College/Universities Total Enrollment Deg./Cert. Awarded
UNM - Gallup 3,026 285
WNMU - Galllup 173 30
Dine College - Crownpoint 182 6
Navajo Technical College - Crownpoint 1,021 181

 


Secondary Education Accolades

The City of Gallup / McKinley Region has 34 public schools and 25 non-public schools.

Gallup McKinley County School District:
Size: 4,957 square miles
Enrollment: 12,495
Student – Teacher Ratio: 13.54

Gates Scholarship NM Awardees Regional Awardees Regional %
2010-2011 19 12 63%

Source: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

National Merit Scholars Number of NM Semi-Finalists NM Awardees
2010-2011 99 10

Source: National Merit Scholar Corporation

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