La Puerta De Los Ninos

  • La Puerta was founded in 1971 by a group of women dedicated to providing excellent child care to a widely diverse group of children and families.
  • Since that time, parents, staff, administration and the board of directors have strived to continue this tradition of excellence in an atmosphere that is warm and open to all.
  • We feel it is important for parents to share in the growth and learning experiences of their children through frequent communication with the staff.
  • Parent involvement in La Puerta is further encouraged in such areas as serving on the board of directors, participating in work days and building projects, participating in fund raisers and contributing individual skills and talents in the development of our program.
  • Our school relocates to 3001 Trellis NW on September 3, 2013.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded1971
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students103 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 52%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(We all dress to play!)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$750
Tuition NotesMonthly average cost. Full and part time tuition rates available upon request.
Admissions DirectorCindy Keithley
Admissions AssociateSarah Nobles
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    Albuquerque Country Day School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-9 | 132 students
    6.8 miles
    5801 Carmel Avenue Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87113
    (505) 797-2200
    6.8 PK-9

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Best preschool! My children have learned a whole lot and I am confident that they will leave La Puerta prepared for kindergarden and life! Thanks La Puerta!!
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