Oldest Private Schools in New Mexico

The average private school in New Mexico was founded around 1976 (2024).
The oldest private school in New Mexico is St. Michaels High School, founded in 1859.
Year Founded Range: 1859 1978 Avg. Year Founded: 1945

Oldest Private Schools in New Mexico (2024)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
St. Michaels High School
St. Michaels High School Photo
(Catholic)
(6)
Founding Date: 1859
Grades: 7-12
100 Siringo Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 983-7353
Rank: #22.
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
Founding Date: 1891
Grades: 9-12
101 West College Boulevard
Roswell, NM 88201
(800) 421-5376
Rank: #33.
Menaul School
Menaul School Photo
(Presbyterian)
(4)
Founding Date: 1896
Grades: 6-12
301 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 341-7250
Rank: #44.
Rehoboth Christian School
(Calvinist)
(9)
Founding Date: 1903
Grades: PK-12
7 Tse Yaaniichii Ln
Rehoboth, NM 87322
(505) 863-4412
Rank: #55.
Sacred Heart Catholic School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1910
Grades: PK-8
404 N Allen Ave
Farmington, NM 87401
(505) 325-7152
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Mccurdy School
(Methodist)
Founding Date: 1912
Grades: NS-12
261 S Mccurdy Rd
Espanola, NM 87532
(505) 753-7221
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Sacred Heart Catholic School, Gallup
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1912
Grades: PK-8
555 S Woodrow Dr
Gallup, NM 87301
(505) 863-6652
Rank: #88.
St. Francis Of Assisi School
St. Francis Of Assisi School Photo - This is us: the good, the bad, the shy, the outgoing, the playful, the serious - clearly diversity at its best, but a great group of people.
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1919
Grades: K-8
Hc 71 Box 26 Rte 356
Dulce, NM 87528
(575) 759-3252
Rank: #99.
Immanuel Lutheran School
Immanuel Lutheran School Photo - Biblical Worldview taught in every subject. In Person instruction all covid year and for the 21/22 year too! Enrollment is open. We can't wait to have you be a part of our Christian family! Schedule your free Educational Success Consultation with our principal today!
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
(11)
Founding Date: 1924
Grades: PK-8
300 Gold Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 243-2589
Rank: #1010.
Las Cruces Catholic School
Las Cruces Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1927
Grades: PK-12
1331 N Miranda St
Las Cruces, NM 88005
(575) 526-2517
Rank: #1111.
Generations Of Learning
Alternative School (Christian)
Founding Date: 1937
Grades: NS
2601 W Berrendo Rd
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 622-2242
Rank: #1212.
Manzano Day School
Manzano Day School Photo - Joy in Learning!
(2)
Founding Date: 1938
Grades: PK-5
1801 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
(505) 243-6659
Rank: #1313.
Sandia View Academy
Sandia View Academy Photo
(Seventh Day Adventist)
(2)
Founding Date: 1941
Grades: 9-12
65 Sandia View Ln
Corrales, NM 87048
(505) 898-0717
Rank: #1414.
Holy Cross Catholic School
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1946
Grades: PK-7
1331 State Road 76
Santa Cruz, NM 87567
(505) 753-4644
Rank: #1515.
St. Therese Catholic School
(Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1947
Grades: PK-8
311 Shropshire Ave Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 344-4479
Rank: #1616.
Founding Date: 1952
Grades: PK-8
1801 Hazeldine Ave Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 243-5788
Rank: #1717.
Holy Ghost Catholic School
Holy Ghost Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
(5)
Founding Date: 1953
Grades: PK-8
6201 Ross Ave Se
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 256-1563
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
College Heights Kindergarten
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
Founding Date: 1954
Grades: PK-K
1210 Wofford Drive
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 522-6922
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Our Lady Of The Assumption Catholic School
(Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1954
Grades: NS-8
815 Guaymas Place Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 256-3167
Rank: #2020.
Albuquerque Academy
Albuquerque Academy Photo - Albuquerque Academy's 6-7 Division has a unique structure in which teachers plan together, teach cooperatively, model teamwork, and get to know students well. Sixth-grade students are placed in small "families" of a teacher and about 10 classmates. These families stay together all year, meet every morning, and eat lunch together every day.
(3)
Founding Date: 1955
Grades: 6-12
6400 Wyoming Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 828-3208
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
St. Frances Cabrini Catholic School
St. Frances Cabrini Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1956
Grades: PK-8
1000 East 8th Street
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 437-7821
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
St. Pius X High School
St. Pius X High School Photo - SPX students
(Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1956
Grades: 9-12
5301 Saint Josephs Dr Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87120
(505) 831-8528
Rank: #2323.
Annunciation Catholic School
Annunciation Catholic School Photo - We invite you to consider joining the ACS family, where your child will build a foundation for a successful, faith-filled future.
(Catholic)
Founding Date: 1959
Grades: PK-8
2610 Utah St NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 299-6783
Rank: #2424.
Santa Fe Prep School
Founding Date: 1963
Grades: 7-12
1101 Camino De Cruz Blanca
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 982-1829
Rank: #2525.
Sandia Preparatory School
Sandia Preparatory School Photo - Prep's engineering and design classes include computer science, machatronics, architectural studies, and tinkering in the makerspace (aka DesignLab).
(5)
Founding Date: 1966
Grades: 6-12
532 Osuna Road NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
(505) 338-3000
Rank: #2626.
Escuela Del Sol Montessori School
Escuela Del Sol Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(3)
Founding Date: 1968
Grades: NS-8
1114 7th St Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 242-3033
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
The Childrens School
Daycare / Preschool
Founding Date: 1971
Grades: NS
1060 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 983-8924
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
La Puerta De Los Ninos
Daycare / Preschool
(1)
Founding Date: 1971
Grades: NS-PK
3001 Trellis NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 884-2999
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Eastern Hills Christian Academy
Eastern Hills Christian Academy Photo - Eastern Hills Christian Academy serves preschool-8th grade children and is located on a secure campus in the NE heights of Albuquerque.
(Baptist)
(5)
Founding Date: 1973
Grades: NS-8
3100 Morris St Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87111
(505) 294-3373
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Grace Baptist Academy
(Baptist)
Founding Date: 1973
Grades: PK-12
2200 Sullivan Ave
Farmington, NM 87401
(505) 325-7802
Rank: #3131.
Mesilla Valley Christian School
Mesilla Valley Christian School Photo - National Honor Society is one of many campus clubs and organizations at MVCS.Annually MVCS students score 20-25% above the state average in ACT test scores. In 2023 MVCS one of two schools in Las Cruces to have an National Merit Semi-Finalist.
(Christian)
(1)
Founding Date: 1974
Grades: K-12
3850 Stern Dr
Las Cruces, NM 88001
(575) 525-8515
Rank: #3232.
Serendipity Day School
Daycare / Preschool
Founding Date: 1975
Grades: NS-PK
124 Richmond Dr Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 255-7336
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Christian Heritage Academy
(Baptist)
(1)
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: NS-12
2800 Louisiana Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 884-4597
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Hope Christian Schools Inc
Hope Christian Schools Inc Photo - Hope Christian Pre-K students celebrating their graduation to Kindergarten!
(Christian)
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: PK-12
8005 Louisiana Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 822-5399
Rank: #35 - 3635. - 36.
Little Earth School
Little Earth School Photo - Winter on the playground!
Alternative School
Founding Date: 1978
Grades: PK-3
321 W Zia Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 988-1968
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the New Mexico average private schools founding year?
The New Mexico average private schools founding year is 1976 for 2024.
What are the private schools with oldest founding year in New Mexico?
The top ranked private schools in New Mexico include St. Michaels High School, New Mexico Military Institute and Menaul School.
What is private high school and private elementary school with the oldest founding year in New Mexico?
The private high school with the oldest founding year in New Mexico is St. Michaels High School, with a year of 1859. The private elementary school with the oldest founding year is St. Michaels High School, with a year of 1859.

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