We’re preparing our students for excellence in a multicultural society.
Inside the District
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Students enrolled


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


Free lunch for all students

Latest News

  • Board Meeting Agenda

    and Legal Notice Gallup McKinley County Schools will be holding their regularly scheduled School Board Meeting on Monday, February 26, 2024, at 1:00 PM in the Student Support Center Board Room, located at 640 Boarman Drive. We will also be holding a special board meeting for our Board Scholars in…
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  • Budget Survey

    It’s that time of year! Your voice matters! Let us know how to better spend your tax dollars in our school district. Budget Survey…
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Upcoming Events

Spring Break
Mar 11, 2024 – Mar 15, 2024 12:00 am – 11:00 pm

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

Join the GMCS Team

Your impact will be felt here. Join a celebrated culture of pride and unity. Enjoy free housing, a sign-on bonus, and student loan forgiveness. Explore the region’s skiing, biking, hiking, and other recreation.

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