Free HSE(GED) and ESL Classes

Free adult education classes are offered once again in Bernalillo through the University of New Mexico – Los Alamos Adult Learning Center (ALC) and in partnership with Bernalillo High School. If you need to get your high school equivalency (HSE, formerly GED®) credential, but could use some preparation before you take the test, our HSE classes can help. For those who want to improve their English Language skills for their job, or to help their kids out with their school work, we offer English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. These free non-credit education courses are open to students age 16 and older (students between the ages of 16–17 must have a completed Underage Permission Form to be admitted). All classes will be held in the 200 building of the high school. This semester, classes start with registration and orientation. HSE and ESL registration/orientation will be Tuesday, January 17 at 5:30 pm in rooms 182 and 233. HSE classes are also offered at the pueblos of Santa Ana and Cochiti. Please call 505-662-0338 or 505-663-3400 for more information.

Clases gratis de Inglés Y HSE(GED)

Clases gratuitas para adultos se ofrecen actualmente en Bernalillo a través de la Universidad de Nuevo México – Los Alamos Centro de Aprendizaje para Adultos y en asociación con Bernalillo High School. Si Usted necesita obtener su credencial de equivalencia de la escuela secundaria (HSE, anteriormente GED®), y podría usar algún tipo de preparación antes de tomar el examen, nuestras clases de HSE le pueden ayudar. También ofrecemos clases de inglés como segundo idioma (ESL) para Ustedes que quieren mejorar sus habilidades en inglés para el trabajo, o para ayudar a sus hijos con su trabajo escolar. Estos cursos son gratis y están abiertos a estudiantes de 16 años de edad o mayor. Los estudiantes entre las edades de 16-17 años deben tener un Formulario de Permiso del Departamento de Educación del Estado para ser admitidos. Todas las clases se llevarán a cabo en el edificio 200 de Bernalillo High School. La matriculación y orientación de HSE y ESL será el martes 17 de enero a las 5:30 pm en los salones 182 y 233. Las clases comienzan ese mismo día. Llame al 505-662-0338 o 505-663-3400 para obtener más información.



Martha Liebert Public Library

Childcare/ Day Care

La Petite Academy
Phone: (505) 867-6672

Castillo Day Care 
Phone: (505) 867-1577

Jaramillo Day Care 
Phone: (505) 771-8720

Sandoval County Head Start
Phone: (505)771-0647

Lynn’s Day Care
Phone: (505)771-1056

Marian’s Day Care
Phone:  867-6562

Peanut Butter & Jelly Family Services 
Phone: (505) 867-2356

PMS Bernalillo Head Start
Phone: (505)771-0647

Saenz Day Care
Phone: (505)867-1574

The Munchkin Center
Phone: (505) 404-5226

*For more information regarding Child Care in and around the Bernalillo area, including star ratings, click here

Early Education (Birth to age five years) 
La Escuelita Early Childhood Center
Address: 301 Calle de Escuela 
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone: (505) 404-5585
Website: Early Education

Elementary  (Pre-School to Fifth Grade) 
Roosevelt Elementary School (Pre-School to Second Grade)
Address: 842 Camino don Tomas
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone: (505)867-5472

Bernalillo Elementary School (Third Grade to Fifth Grade)
Address: 480 Calle del Norte
Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone: (505) 867-3366

Middle/Junior High (Sixth Grade to Eighth Grade)
Bernalillo Middle School (Sixth Grade to Eighth Grade)
Address: 485 Camino Don Tomas 
Phone: (505) 867-3309

Village Academy Charter School (Sixth Grade to Eighth Grade)
Address: 301 N. Camino del Pueblo 
Phone: (505)867-9094

High School (Ninth Grade to Twelfth Grade)
Bernalillo High School
Address: 250 Isidro Sanchez Rd 
Phone: (505) 867-2388
*For more information regarding Bernalillo Public Schools, click here

Higher Education/College 
University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (Bernalillo Campus)
Address: 237 S. Camino del Pueblo
Phone: (505) 771-4071
UNM-LA/Bernalillo is a satellite campus of the Los Alamos Branch Campus. The campus offers a variety of Associate Degrees and Certificates in Early Childhood Multicultural Education, Liberal Arts, Pre-Business Administration, Pre-Engineering, General Studies, and much more! We are conveniently located at 237 S. Camino del Pueblo (across from the Flying Star restaurant). We offer “basic” courses at a convenient location and at an affordable cost. Further, we offer small class sizes, helpful Student Services staff, and we work to make your transition to UNM-Main or UNM-West as seamless as possible.
The majority of our classes are taught at Bernalillo High School and most are offered in the evenings. As New Mexico’s flagship university, we offer research/core courses that will help you well into your academic future. Since we are UNM, you can take courses at other UNM locations including Albuquerque and UNM-West in conjunction with our courses. Our courses are $67 per credit hour. In addition, we have extensive financial aid programs available.

Bernalillo Campus

Los Alamos Campus

Financial Aid
Dual Credit
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED)

Educational Opportunity Center- Bernalillo Office
Address: 811 Camino del Pueblo 
Phone: (505) 867-5195
The New Mexico Educational Opportunity Center can help you by providing information about available grants, scholarships and loans. The EOC also provides information about technical/vocational schools, college and universities. In addition, the EOC provides  educational, financial, career and job outlook advisement, including assistance with forms and compiling information you need to apply for admission and financial aid (FAFSA), and much more!

A New Mexico Educational Opportunity Bernalillo Center assists low income adults and provides its services free of charge.

Scholarship Resources