Public Schools

Roswell Independent School District

RISD has four high schools: Roswell High School, Goddard High School, Early College High School and University High School. There are also four middle schools and 12 elementary schools. The high school students have the option to enroll in advanced placement, college bound or traditional classes. More than 60 percent of graduating seniors choose to continue their education after high school. The current student population with RISD is approximately 10,000, boasting a districtwide attendance rate of 95.4 percent. Sports play a major role in the student’s physical fitness and RISD schools have won many state championships in football, basketball, competitive cheer and more through the years. The schools offer a vast number of fine arts programs – more than any other in the state.


Private Schools

All Saints Catholic School

All Saints Catholic School serves students from preschool through eighth grade. Committed to academic excellence and rooted in the tradition and ideals of the Catholic faith, All Saints provides and environment in which all students will be enabled to reach their full academic and spiritual potential in an atmosphere that strongly encourages following the example and teachings of Jesus Christ

Gateway Christian School

Gateway Christian School serves students from preschool through high school and offers many opportunities with strong academics, a fine-arts department, championship athletics, after-school programs and a daycare facility on campus. Gateway supports a dress code and has been educating students in a family atmosphere since 1981.

Immanuel Lutheran Church and School

Immanuel Lutheran School serves students from preschool through eighth grade and offers opportunities for families that desire a different kind of parochial education – one that focuses on grammar, logic, and rhetoric (trivium), daily chapel, Latin and Greek languages, and continual parental involvement.

Alternative Education Options

New Mexico Military Institute

Started in 1891, NMMI is one of the nation’s top military boarding schools and provides a co-ed college preparatory, four-year military boarding school, as well as a two-year university-parallel junior college. Outstanding academics are coupled with discipline and physical fitness to produce students with the ability to be competitive in all aspects of life. NMMI hosts students, roughly 900 – 965, from 40 states and 33 countries. It’s known as the “West Point of the West” and attracts students from across the country and around the world. NMMI serves the secondary and higher education needs of future military and civilian leaders. This co-ed institution has highly competitive admissions standards and an enrollment of approximately 1,000 students.

Roswell Job Corps Center

Roswell Job Corps Center is a residential education and vocational training facility dedicated to working with young adults, ages 16-24, to earn their high school diploma, GED or achieve academic proficiency, and train for certification in one of seven career technical trades. The trades include: automotive technology, culinary arts, electrical wiring, health occupations, business construction technology, painting and remodeling and protective services.



Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell

Established in 1958, ENMU-R offers associate of arts degrees, seven associate of science degrees, 21 associate of applied science degrees, two certificate of completion programs, 15 certificate of occupational training programs and 35 certificate of employability programs. The school has about 3,800 students each fall and spring semester in credit-bearing courses..

More than 4,000 students enroll in credit classes each semester. The University also offers access to bachelors and master’s degree programs on campus through ENMU in Portales.


 Most Common Concentrations for Associate Degrees at ENMU- R

Liberal Arts & Sciences

117 degrees awarded

Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology

53 degrees awarded

General Business Administration & Management

35 degrees awarded