Santa Fe Girls' School

310 W Zia Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505-0875
Tel: (505)820-3188
Grades: 6-8 | 45 students
The mission of Santa Fe Girls' School is to foster intellectual growth and emotional strength in adolescent girls, preparing them for the demands of high school, college and young adulthood.
Santa Fe Girls' School, grades 6 through 8, emphasizes strong academic skill development, enriched with elective classes including drama, art, voleyball, fitness, Spanish, sign language, cooking, music, dance, book making, community outreach.
Classes are conducted in a Socratic, seminar style with dialogue as a primary learning mode.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 45 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 50%
Students by Grade Santa Fe Girls' School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,100
Tuition Notes Tuition assistance available.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Janet Graham
Admissions Associate Lee Lewin


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Guitar, drama, running team Guitar, drama, running team,

School Notes

  • Education at Santa Fe Girls' School is a dynamic, open-ended, personal process that requires dialogue and exchange of ideas among students and teachers. The school focuses on building students' critical and divergent thinking skills as they learn to articulate opinions. SFGS believes that diversity in the classroom creates excitement for learning. Multiple perspectives from students and from a variety of texts provide stimuli for lively discussion. Class size is limited to 15 students, creating an atmosphere for free exchange and examining of ideas. Most SFGS students graduate from 8th grade with 11th-12th grade academic skill equivalencies.
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