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, 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
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 8
Year Founded 1998

Student Body

Total Students 45 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade Santa Fe Girls

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 66%
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 $10,250
Tuition Notes Tuition assistance available.
% on Financial Aid 28%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,500
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Janet Graham

Extracurriculars

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 debate.

  • Profile last updated: 02/12/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Michaels High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Little Earth School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Little Earth School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Santa Fe Little Earth School
    (Nonsectarians)
    321 W Zia Road
    Santa Fe , NM , 87505
    (505)988-1968
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.1  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Santa Fe
    St. Michaels High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    100 Siringo Road
    Santa Fe , NM , 87505
    (505)983-7353
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  643  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Santa Fe
    Christian Life Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    121 Siringo Rd
    Santa Fe , NM , 87505
    (505)984-1001
    (Assembly of God)
    0.5  mi  |  101  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Santa Fe
    The Tutorial School
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    400 Brunn School Rd
    Santa Fe , NM , 87505
    (505)988-1859
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    0.6  mi  |  10  students  |  Gr.  4-12
  • Santa Fe
    Secondary Learning Center
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    1549 S Saint Francis Dr
    Santa Fe , NM , 87505
    (505)982-2240
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    1.2  mi  |  29  students  |  Gr.  5-12

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