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Square miles covered by the district. We’re geographically the largest school district in New Mexico.


Free lunch for all students

Latest News

  • School Board Agenda

    A regular meeting of the Board of Education of Gallup McKinley County Schools will be held on August 8, 2022, beginning at 1:00 PM in the board room of Student Support Center, 640 Boardman, Gallup, N.M. 87301. Guests are invited to attend the board meeting in person or watch a…
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  • Crisis Hotline

    Due to the tragic Ceremonial Parade situation that occurred yesterday evening, GMCS has organized counseling services for any student needing assistance. We will deploy counselors to any part of McKinley county to provide services to your child. The 24-hour hotline number to call for support is: 505-721-1069…
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Special Announcement

2022-2023 Enrollment Now Open

Update your student’s information and complete/sign annual forms.
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Upcoming Events

Fall Break
Oct 13, 2022 – Oct 14, 2022 All Day

Developing Our District

Our three-year strategic plan is about empowering our students for the future.

We aim to increase student success, create career pathways, empower our employees, and strengthen community partnerships. Much of this work is already underway, and through these efforts we will build a district where excellence and equity flourish.
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#1 Average proficiency growth ranking
4,857 Square miles: the largest school district in New Mexico
3,356 English-language learners
88% Classroom engagement

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