Most Selective Private Schools in New Mexico

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  • The average private school acceptance rate in New Mexico is approximately 87% per year (2020).
  • The most selective private schools are listed below (where sufficient data available).
  • The most selective school in New Mexico is currently Children's Choice CCPRE, with an acceptance rate of 50%.

Most Selective Private Schools in New Mexico (2020)

  • School Acceptance Rate Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Children's Choice CCPRE
    Daycare / Preschool
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: NS-PK6501 Lomas Blvd NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87110
    (505)296-2880

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Grace Baptist Academy
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 50%
    Grades: PK-122200 Sullivan Ave
    Farmington, NM 87401
    (505)325-7802

  • Rank: #33.
    Acton Academy Albuquerque
    Acton Academy Albuquerque Photo - Even the K-1 Studio has their own student contract designed by the kids!
    Alternative School
    Acceptance Rate: 60%
    Grades: K-123100 Menaul Blvd NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87107
    (505)358-1163

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Bosque School
    Bosque School Photo - Service Learning is an educational experience that takes students from the classroom into community settings, applying academic and real-world concepts while meeting a real community need. At Bosque School, we believe strongly that integrating meaningful service with instruction and reflection will enrich learning, teach civic responsibility, and engage students in issues affecting the larger community locally, nationally, and globally.
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: 6-124000 Bosque School Road NW
    Albuquerque, NM 87120
    (505)898-6388

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Sierra Blanca Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 70%
    Grades: NS-6270 Country Club Dr.
    Ruidoso, NM 88355
    (575)630-0144

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Christ Lutheran School
    Christ Lutheran School Photo - Christ Lutheran School Lutheran Schools Week!
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-87701 Candelaria Rd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87110
    (505)884-3876

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Rio Grande School
    Rio Grande School Photo - 1st grader with our Technology Director in the Media Lab.
    Acceptance Rate: 75%
    Grades: NS-6715 Camino Cabra
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505)983-1621

  • Rank: #8-138.- 13.
    Acton Academy Mesilla Valley
    Acton Academy Mesilla Valley Photo - We are so pleased that our children are students in this remarkable school! We have seen so much personal growth in both of them as the year has progressed! They are excited to go to school everyday and accomplish so much while they are there. The families at Acton are really wonderful, and we have been nothing but impressed with
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: K-121730 Tierra de Mesilla
    Las Cruces, NM 88005
    (575)449-4796

  • Rank: #8-138.- 13.
    Camino De Paz School
    Camino De Paz School Photo - Using unit ratio to calculate number of quarts of milk needed to make yogurt.
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 7-91 Cam De Paz
    Santa Cruz, NM 87567
    (505)747-6707

  • Rank: #8-138.- 13.
    Journey Montessori School
    Journey Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: NS-81212 Unity Way
    Santa Fe, NM 87506
    (505)652-1986

  • Rank: #8-138.- 13.
    Las Cruces Academy
    Las Cruces Academy Photo - Kindergarteners diving into new books at our in-house book fair
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: PK-81755 Avenida de Mercado, Mesilla (not a mailing address)
    Las Cruces, NM 88011
    (575)521-9384

  • Rank: #8-138.- 13.
    St. Michaels High School
    St. Michaels High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 7-12100 Siringo Road
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505)983-7353

  • Rank: #8-138.- 13.
    St Pius X High School
    St Pius X High School Photo - SPX students
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 80%
    Grades: 9-125301 Saint Josephs Dr Nw
    Albuquerque, NM 87120
    (505)831-8400

  • Rank: #14-1714.- 17.
    Desert Academy
    Desert Academy Photo - Students headed to Europe for 12 days of Spring break 2016! Itinerary includes London, Paris and Barcelona.
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: 6-127300 Old Santa Fe Trail
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505)992-8284

  • Rank: #14-1714.- 17.
    Menaul School
    Menaul School Photo
    (Presbyterian)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: 6-12301 Menaul Blvd NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87107
    (505)341-7250

  • Rank: #14-1714.- 17.
    St. Mary's Catholic School Belen
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: PK-8101 north 10th street
    Belen, NM 87002
    (505)864-0484

  • Rank: #14-1714.- 17.
    Santa Fe Waldorf School
    Santa Fe Waldorf School Photo - Preschoolers at Santa Fe Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Acceptance Rate: 85%
    Grades: NS-1226 Puesta Del Sol
    Santa Fe, NM 87508
    (505)983-9727

  • Rank: #1818.
    New Mexico Military Institute
    New Mexico Military Institute Photo - The Corps of Cadets, led by the Cadet Regimental Commander, is a "leadership lab" where cadets hone their leadership skills and character through education, training, and experience.
    Military School
    Acceptance Rate: 88%
    Grades: 9-12101 West College Boulevard
    Roswell, NM 88201
    (800)421-5376

  • Rank: #19-2219.- 22.
    Abundant Life Christian School
    Abundant Life Christian School Photo - Abundant Life Christian School
    (Mennonite)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-122851 Arenal Road SW
    Albuquerque, NM 87121
    (505)877-7772

  • Rank: #19-2219.- 22.
    New Life Baptist Academy
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: PK-86330 Riverside Plaza Lane NW,Ste.200
    Albuquerque, NM 87120
    (505)352-2628

  • Rank: #19-2219.- 22.
    Sandia View Academy
    Sandia View Academy Photo
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 9-1265 Sandia View Ln
    Corrales, NM 87048
    (505)898-0717

  • Rank: #19-2219.- 22.
    Santa Fe Girls' School
    Santa Fe Girls' School Photo - STRONG Girls SMART Choice
    All-girls
    Acceptance Rate: 90%
    Grades: 6-8310 W Zia Road
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505)820-3188

  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Immanuel Lutheran School
    Immanuel Lutheran School Photo - Blue Ribbon Celebration - Take a tour ANY Thursday 9a-2p! We would love you to be a part of our Christian Family! High Academics, Arts, Athletics and more for every grade! Individualized instruction for your child! Call Today! 505-243-2589
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-8300 Gold Avenue SE
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    (505)243-2589

  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-51801 Central Ave NW
    Albuquerque, NM 87104
    (505)243-6659

  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Mesilla Valley Christian School
    Mesilla Valley Christian School Photo - Founded in 1974 - MVCS students regularly score well above state and national averages in standardized test scores. Financial aid is available for qualified families.
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: K-123850 Stern Dr
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (575)525-8515

  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    St. Frances Cabrini Catholic School
    St. Frances Cabrini Catholic School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: PK-71000 East 8th Street
    Alamogordo, NM 88310
    (575)437-7821

  • Rank: #23-2723.- 27.
    Southwest Child Care
    Daycare / Preschool
    Acceptance Rate: 95%
    Grades: NS11800 Lomas Blvd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87112
    (505)294-2233

  • Rank: #2828.
    Mccurdy School
    (Methodist)
    Acceptance Rate: 96%
    Grades: NS-12261 S Mccurdy Rd
    Espanola, NM 87532
    (505)753-7221

  • Rank: #29-3329.- 33.
    Cross Of Hope Elementary School
    Cross Of Hope Elementary School Photo - We celebrate our love of reading at Cross of Hope Elementary by hosting two Scholastic Book Fairs each year, one in the Fall and one in the Spring!
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 98%
    Grades: K-56104 Taylor Ranch Road Nw
    Albuquerque, NM 87120
    (505)897-1832

  • Rank: #29-3329.- 33.
    Eastern Hills Christian Academy
    Eastern Hills Christian Academy Photo - The sun shines on Eastern Hills Christian Academy!
    (Baptist)
    Acceptance Rate: 98%
    Grades: PK-83100 Morris St Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87111
    (505)294-3373

  • Rank: #29-3329.- 33.
    Montessori ONE Academy
    Montessori ONE Academy Photo - Math in Montessori classroom.
    Montessori School
    Acceptance Rate: 98%
    Grades: NS-69360 Holly Avenue NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87122
    (505)822-5150

  • Rank: #29-3329.- 33.
    Our Lady Of The Assumption Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 98%
    Grades: NS-8815 Guaymas Place Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87108
    (505)256-3167

  • Rank: #29-3329.- 33.
    Salam Academy
    Salam Academy Photo - Regional Winners
    (Islamic)
    Acceptance Rate: 98%
    Grades: PK-128015 Mountain Rd Pl NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87110
    (505)888-7688

  • Rank: #34-3634.- 36.
    Clovis Christian Schools
    (Christian)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: PK-122000 Humphrey Rd
    Clovis, NM 88101
    (575)935-2279

  • Rank: #34-3634.- 36.
    St Thomas Aquinas School
    St Thomas Aquinas School Photo - Sister Anne Louise spends instructional time with STAS 1st grade class.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Acceptance Rate: 99%
    Grades: PK-81100 Hood Road SE
    Rio Rancho, NM 87124
    (505)892-3221

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