a small school feel with
large school opportunities.
Academics - our top priority.
Balance - our core value.
Community - who we are.
At Sandia Preparatory School we provide remarkable opportunities for intellectual and personal growth within a challenging and balanced program for students in grades 6 - 12. Our innovative college prep curriculum prepares students for success in college and beyond, and inspires each to find and achieve his or her purpose in the world. As an independent private school, Sandia Prep is free to let passionate teachers create rich educational experiences that meet each student's individual needs and to offer the academic and co-curricular programs that best serve our students.
We are an independent, college preparatory school serving grades 6-12 in the Albuquerque area.
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.
At Sandia Prep, we will inspire our students to discover their purposes in the world by:
|Key Sandia Preparatory School Facts|
|Student-TeacherRatio||7 to 1
|Average class size||15|
|Endowment||$6.38 million (as of 12.31.16)|
|Tuition||$21,950 including fees (for 2017-2018)|
|Financial Aid||40% of students received financial aid (2017-2018)|
|Diversity||47% identify themselves as students of color (2017-2018)|
|No-Cut Athletics||>72% of students participate; 404 students played on 53 teams in 21 sports (2016-2017)|
|Community Service||90% of students participate in this voluntary, student-led and student directed program|
At the Upper School level, courses are advanced and considered equally rigorous to AP courses, with many comparable to introductory college classes. We prize our independence too highly to ask our teachers to use a curriculum based on standardized tests. Because of this we are able offer a wide variety of advanced classes that allow for more intense, in-depth study. Download 2018 - 2019 Curriculum Guide here or view below.
Sandia Preparatory School shall admit students of any race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid and loan programs, and other school-administered programs.