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Valley High School is a public high school in the North Valley area of Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. It is part of the Albuquerque Public Schools district. The school opened in 1954 and enrolls around 1,800 students.[2]

Valley High School
Valley High School, Albuquerque NM.jpg
Valley High School
1505 Candelaria Rd. NW


TypePublic high school
PrincipalAnthony Griego
Enrollment1,132 (2016-17)[1]
Maroon and gold
Athletics conferenceNMAA, 6A Dist. 5
RivalRio Grande
Albuquerque High
West Mesa High
Atrisco Heritage High



VHS competes in the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA), as a class 6A school in District 5. In 2014, the NMAA realigned the state's schools in to six classifications and adjusted district boundaries.[3] In addition to Valley High School, the schools in District 5-6A include West Mesa High School, Rio Grande High School, Albuquerque High School and Atrisco Heritage Academy High School.[4]

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ "VALLEY HIGH". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  2. ^ "Valley High School". Albuquerque Public Schools. Retrieved 21 May 2011.
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  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-21. Retrieved 2014-09-22.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Belcher, David (February 27, 2005). "Broadway Bound". Albuquerque Journal. NM. p. F1.
  6. ^ "Arian Foster". NFL. Retrieved 21 May 2011.
  7. ^ Sanchez, Arley (March 2, 1995). "Ex-astronaut explores NASA's fate". Albuquerque Journal. NM.
  8. ^ "Emarrassing Celebrity Yearbook Pics! Minka Kelly". Us Weekly. Retrieved 17 September 2011.
  9. ^ "Still a great job: Making sure Bill Gates stays rich". Fortune. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
  10. ^ Steinberg, David (February 22, 2002). "Home-grown, home-inspired". Albuquerque Journal. NM.
  11. ^ Gregory Zanetti
  12. ^ "Charles Duhigg: New York Times Best-Selling Author of Smarter Faster Better and The Power of Habit". Charles Duhigg. Retrieved 2019-01-05.

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