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Dr. RicoJose J. Alderete Middle School

Dr. Oscar Rico
Principal

Jose  J. Alderete Middle School (AMS) is Canutillo Independent School District’s second middle school.  AMS opened its doors in response to the growing student population in the District in August of 2006. AMS's educational facility provides an outstanding learning environment for sixth through eighth grade students and occupies the site of the former Canutillo Middle School on Talbot Road.  Since its opening, the school has added a state-of-the-art library and science wing. Alderete is the only middle school in west Texas to have artificial turf on its football field. Elementary feeder schools for AMS are Canutillo, Davenport, and Damian ES students who live east of Interstate 10. 

AMS boasts a top-notch academic record, and its athletic and music programs have quickly gained recognition, being considered among the best in the region. AMS also offers students the opportunity to receive high school credit (credit by exam), and college credit (AP exam) in Spanish by taking an advanced college- level course. 

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                         Principal:

Dr. Oscar Rico
orico@canutillo-isd.org

  Assistant Principal:
Andrea Esparza
aesparza@canutillo-isd.org

  Office Manager: 
Hermelinda Montoya
hflorez@canutillo-isd.org

  Phone: 915.877.6600
  Fax: 
915.877.6919
  Address:
801 Talbot Road
Canutillo,Texas 79835
  Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Canutillo, Texas 79835

  Warning Bell:
School Start Time:
School End Time:

8:05 am
8:10 am
3:40 pm

  Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 
Grades: 

6th-8th
 
Mascot:

American Eagles
 
School Colors:

Orange and Gray