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As a Banda Bear I promise to:

  • Come to school ready to learn
  • Act respectfully
  • Act responsibly
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Work as team player
  • Be a problem solver

As a Banda Bear I will use these skills at home, at school and in our community.

About the School

From the Principal

Thank you for choosing Bandelier as your child’s school.   The potential of this year is unlimited as we set high expectations for 2017-2018.  Our staff will continue to support the APS five focuses for the year which include college and career readiness, early learning, developing the whole child, family engagement, and attendance.  These focal points support what Bandelier staff recognize, embrace, and appreciate, which is the unique perspectives and gifts each child brings.
       Don’t forget that our first PTA meeting is Wednesday, September 13 at 6:00 and Bandelier’s annual Open House is Friday, September 15 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.  I hope you are able to make time for one or both of these events. 
Thank you for being a part of our Bandelier community.  I also thank you for the honor of allowing me to be a part of your school community.  I pledge to do my very best for each of our students throughout the school year.
Ann McCoy

Mission Statement

At Bandelier Elementary School, we foster intellectual, emotional and creative GROWTH, in a rigorous, compassionate, student-centered COMMUNITY to SUPPORT motivated scholars, respectful leaders and engaged citizens.

3309 Pershing Street SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106 (Map)

Phone: (505) 255-8744
Fax: (505) 260-2035

Cafeteria: 505-255-6527
Children's Choice: 505-459-0576

School Song

Banda Bears are gentle bears,
We cooperate and we play fair,

We know that we’re good and we can share our love.

This is for real and it’s not a dream,
Banda Bear students work as a team,

The parents of the Banda Bears are beyond compare.

We are the bears,
The Banda, Banda Bears,

We can’t be denied.

Our students are the best,
Best teachers in the West,

We’ve got Bandelier Pride!