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Application Process

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Applying to Sandia Prep

Because admission to Sandia Prep is competitive, it's best to start the application process early. In fact, the process begins a full year before your child would start his/her first semester at Sandia Prep.
Click here to view the 2020-2021 Admission Viewbook.
Online applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now available. If you have any questions, please contact the Admission Office at 505.338.3007 or

During Sandia Prep's admission process, testing is only one of many factors used to gain a clear picture of applicants. All tests occur on select Saturdays from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. We provide a snack for prospective students during the break. Campus tours for parents/guardians are offered while students are testing.
Admission Testing Dates for 2020-2021 Applicants

Testing at Sandia Prep
  • November 16, 2019
  • January 11, 2020
  • February 8, 2020
Testing Off-Campus
  • December 7, 2019
  • February 1, 2020

We want to get to know our future students. That's why our admission process includes a student interview. Each prospective student is interviewed by a member of our faculty in a friendly conversation about the student's interests, talents, and experiences.

We invite all prospective students to a personalized Student Visit Day. It is the best way to experience our student-centered community. Applicants spend half a day on our campus as the guest of a current student (their Visit Day guide) and have a chance to see what it is like to be a student at Sandia Prep. 
Your child will visit dynamic classes, explore campus, share lunch with us, and get to know our teachers and students. 
Please note that you must submit an online application to schedule your child's Visit Day. By completing an application with your child's information, we can better pair them with a Visit Day guide who shares similar interests, plus we'll do our best to tailor their Visit Day classes to those that most interest them.

Does your family want to visit our beautiful campus? We offer in-session tours and selected Saturday tours throughout the year. Our comprehensive in-session tours run from 8:15 - 9:30 am. and are followed by breakfast with the Head of School from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Saturday tours run from 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. during admission testing. Click here to sign up for a tour.

Sandia Prep offers tuition assistance for most income levels. In fact, 40% of our current students receive tuition assistance. Investment in elementary, middle, and high school prepares students for a lifetime of academic and career success. Moreover, independent and private schools can provide expertise in securing funding for college when the time comes. In order to help you determine the cost for your student to attend Sandia Prep, we have provided the following schedule of 2019-2020 fees here.

Admission Office
Phone: 505.338.3007
Fax: 505.212.0109