Albuquerque Academy

6400 Wyoming Blvd NE,
Albuquerque, NM, 87109-0871
Tel: (505)828-3208
Grades: 6 - 12 | 1110 students
Dedicated to attracting some of the finest students and teachers in the country, Albuquerque Academy is a college preparatory day school enrolling 1,100 young men and women in grades 6-12.
Founded in 1955, the Academy serves the greater Albuquerque area and commits its resources to a mission comprising accessibility, excellence, caring, and outreach.This mission, along with the Academy's generous financial aid program has fostered one of the strongest student bodies in the nation, with 207 National Merit Semifinalists over the past seven years.

Emphasizing mastery of fundamentals and independent judgment, the Academy seeks the full academic, creative, moral, and physical development of each student, and offers a challenging curriculum with more than 20 Advanced Placement courses, as well as experiential education, global languages, and community service programs.

Opportunities are plentiful in the visual and performing arts, athletics, and a wide range of extracurricular activities.
New students are admitted at the beginning of each school year, and the admission application deadline is February 10.
For complete information on admission and financial aid, please visit our web site or call the Admission Office.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 1110 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 49%
State avg.: 47%
Students by Grade Albuquerque Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 176 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 77%
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 10
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,964
Tuition Notes For 2013-14. Includes lunch. Range of book fees is $250 to $500 per year.
Acceptance Rate 40%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Amy Eglinton Keller

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hope Christian Schools Inc (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jewish Academy of Arts & Sciences (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hope Christian Schools Inc (1.5 miles away)
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  • Albuquerque Jewish Academy of Arts & Sciences
    (Jewish)
    5520A Wyoming Blvd. NE
    Albuquerque , NM , 87109
    (505)232-2325
    (Jewish)
    0.7  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  K-5
  • Albuquerque
    Hope Christian Schools Inc
    (Christian)
    8005 Louisiana Blvd NE
    Albuquerque , NM , 87109
    (505)822-8868
    (Christian)
    1.5  mi  |  1354  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
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    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    5701 McLeod NE
    Albuquerque , NM , 87109
    (505)881-2295
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    1.6  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
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    Shepherd Lutheran
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    3900 Wyoming Blvd Ne
    Albuquerque , NM , 87111
    (505)292-6622
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    1.7  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
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School Reviews

  • Recommended April 18, 2014 - I have two girls grade 6 and 8 at the Academy. Both are thriving and love their school. Academic requirements are very challenging and they encourage the kids to grow in knowledge, maturity and awareness of others. I could not have designed a better program for my girls. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - Cross country and track are amazing. I got very fit. Guitar is fun and there are many after school activities. There is also a club swim team. Ex Ed is camping and we camp on private land in bear canyon and it is great. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Albuquerque, NM is $5,907 for elementary schools and $13,384 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Albuquerque, NM is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).