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Situated in a valley just north of Santa Fe between the backdrops of the Jemez Mountains (to the west) and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains (to the east). Pojoaque Valley Schools serves the Pojoaque Valley and the communities of Nambé, Jaconita, Tesuque, El Rancho, Arroyo Seco, Cundiyo, and San Ildefonso. The district has one high school, one middle school, one intermediate school, one sixth-grade academy, and one elementary. Pojoaque Valley Schools is a collection of communities near the Pojoaque Pueblo with people from various ethnic backgrounds. The Pojoaque Valley School District (PVSD) serves approximately 2,000 students including students from the Pueblos of Nambe, Pojoaque, Ohkay Owingeh, San Ildefonso, Santa Clara, and Tesuque.


Our Purpose
➥ Educating for Excellence – Every Student; Every Day

Our Vision
➥ Celebrate Diversity; Honor Traditions; Ignite Performance; Create Opportunity; and Experience Success

Our Mission
➥ The Pojoaque Valley School District recognizes the education of our students is the shared responsibility of the school district, families, and the community. Together we support every student to:

  • Achieve knowledge
  • Excel academically
  • Identify personal core values
  • Learning problem-solving skills
  • Prepare for the next phase of life in an ever-changing world