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Sandia Preparatory School

Sandia Preparatory School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Sandia Preparatory School says

The joy of learning and living is at the center of all we do. Sandia Preparatory School provides remarkable opportunities for intellectual and personal growth within a challenging and balanced program. As an extension of our families, Sandia Prep's diverse community inspires students to find their academic focus, talents and creativity. Sandia Prep's Vision:We will inspire our students to discover their purposes in the world by:Developing essential skills and intellectual potential through challenging academics;Cultivating a socially responsible environment of innovation and creativity; andEngaging as a vibrant community for the betterment of society.10 Things We Believe1. Educating is not a job; it is a calling.2. Education is about the students. Their needs always come first.3. The measure of our successis how we treat our most challenged student on his or her worst day. 4. We must approach our work with confidence, not arrogance. We offer no apologies and make no comparisons.5. Independence defines us as a school.6. The great challengeof teaching at Sandia Prep is to meet each student where he or she is as a learner.7. Teaching is not about us as faculty; we are senior partners — part of a teamthat includes students and parents.8. Sandia Prep faculty members teach young people; the subject matter is simply a tool.9. We must find ways to nurture and supportseemingly difficult students, colleagues and parents.10. Our goal is to teach students to become critical thinkers and lifelong learners.

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Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (505) 338-3000
Email
  cwalther@sandiaprep.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 650
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 81
7 98
8 98
9 103
10 92
11 94
12 84

Sandia Preparatory School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Sandia Preparatory School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 8 : 1
Gender 50% Male / 50% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 54%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Multi-racial 14%
Hispanic/Latino 20%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5%

Extracurriculars

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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