The Armand Hammer United World College

Po Box 248 Highway 65,
Montezuma, NM, 87731-0877
     Tel: (505)454-4200
Grades: 11 - 12 | 200 students
The United World College-USA was founded in 1982 in Montezuma, NM through the philanthropy of the late Dr.
Armand Hammer and is part of an international movement that now includes eleven two-year pre-university residential schools worldwide offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma curriculum plus a three-year tertiary college of rural development and agriculture in Venezuela.
UWC makes education a force to unite people, nations, and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.
We aspire to be a model international educational organization with significant impact on each of our learners to assume responsibility and demonstrate leadership for positive changes in the world.
We continually seek imaginative, meaningful innovations in our programs, in how students develop academically, socially, and in their orientation to serve others.
We share in the need to operate in a financially responsible manner, with all of us seeking ways to build a stronger institution so that the quality of our services is constantly improved and so that we continuously invest in better ways to deliver our mission.
We realize our ideals by interacting with one another with mutual respect and a constant awareness of the many cultures which make up our educational community.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 11 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 200 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 86%
State avg.: 50%
Students by Grade The Armand Hammer United World College Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Liberty Ranch School (20.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Joseph Mission School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Alamo Navajo Community School (24.4 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • San FidelSt Joseph Mission School
      (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 370
    San FidelNM87049
    (505)552-6362
      (Roman Catholic)
    0 mi | 50 students | Gr. KG-7                      
  • MountainairNew Beginnings Christian Academy
      (Pentecostal)
    Po Box 657
    MountainairNM87036
    (505)847-2773
      (Pentecostal)
    5.3 mi | 11 students | Gr. 2-9                      
  • EstanciaLiberty Ranch School
      (Christian)
    Highway 55 Bluegrass Rd # 3
    EstanciaNM87016
    (505)384-2530
      (Christian)
    20.3 mi | 21 students | Gr. 2-12                      
  • AlamoAlamo Navajo Community School
    Po Box 5907
    AlamoNM87825
    (575)854-2543
    24.4 mi | 388 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Los LunasDel Rio Academy
    Special Education School
    79 Romero Rd
    Los LunasNM87031
    (505)866-9271
    Special Education School
    25.8 mi | 23 students | Gr. 3-9                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
What to Research Before Choosing a Private School
What to Research Before Choosing a Private School
When making an important decision that will impact the lives of your children, you need to have all the facts in place. We compiled a list of the most important factors to consider when choosing a final private school for your child.
What Do They Teach?
As you evaluate schools, take time to explore fully what the schools which you are looking at teach.
What Do I Do When....? Part 2
Here are some more answers and resources to help you deal with tough questions such as "What do I do when my child doesn't test well?"
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in New Mexico is $5,606 for elementary schools and $9,955 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Mexico is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).