Education, Training, & Skills

Schools in Union County, New Mexico

Union County, NM, schools spend $6,135 per student. There are 14 pupils per teacher, 608 students per librarian, and 547 children per counselor in Union County, NM schools.

Clayton has two elementary schools, a junior high school, a senior high school, and distance learning programs, online. Please click the link below for more information on the Clayton NM school system.

Clayton Municipal Schools

The State of NM Public Education Department website provides information on the public school system in Amistad  and Des Moines New Mexico. Click the link below for that information.

Des Moines School District

Des Moines Municipal Schools proudly serves the educational needs of the high plains of northeastern New Mexico. The school, located in Des Moines, is the hub of our extended community which includes Capulin, Folsom, Des Moines and Grenville.


Higher Education

Mesalands Community College , Tucumcari New Mexico:

Luna Community College: Las Vegas New Mexico:

New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas New Mexico:

Distance learning through telemetry and online studies is offered in Clayton through these institutions as well.