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Welcome to the Gallup McKinley County School District!

On behalf of your students and colleagues, we welcome you to the Gallup McKinley County Schools and wish you every success here! You are now part of an outstanding community of faculty and staff who aspire to the highest academic standards. We hope you will take advantage of the many opportunities to learn about the diverse cultures in New Mexico. 

Background and Fingerprinting

GMCS conducts background checks on all prospective district employees (applicants who are offered employment) and volunteers who might have unsupervised access to students.

The fingerprinting process will begin with the Personnel Department

State Statute: 22-10A-5

To complete your pre-employment background check, you’ll need to get fingerprinted at Student Support Center-640 S. Boardman Drive. To be fingerprinted, bring a valid photo ID and $44.00. The $44.00 must be made payable to 3M Cogent by credit Card if paying with a money order make it payable Gallup McKinley County Schools.

Hours of Operation for Fingerprinting

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Helpful Links

District Map

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