Little Earth School

  • For 34 years Little Earth School has provided a succesful educational program rooted in a developmental, individualized approach to learning that builds self-esteem, nurtures creative expression and cultivates academic excellence in each child.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Year Founded1978
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students41 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
53%
State avg.: 52%
Students by Grade Little Earth School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies depending on number of days per week enrolled.
Admissions DirectorEllen Souberman

School Notes

  • Our classrooms are all multiage. The pre-K program is for children 3 1/2 to age 5. Then we have a multiage 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade classroom and finally a multiage 4th, 5th and 6th grade classroom. Our website has great information about philosophy, teachers and classrooms- www.LittleEarthSchool.org

Nearby Private Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Fe
    Grades: 6-8 | 46 students
    0.1 miles
    310 W Zia Road
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505) 820-3188
    0.1 6-8
    46
  • Santa Fe
    St. Michaels High School
    St. Michaels High School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 480 students
    0.4 miles
    100 Siringo Road
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505) 983-7353
    0.4 7-12
    480
  • Santa Fe
    The Tutorial School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 5-12 | 10 students
    0.6 miles
    400 Brunn School Rd
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505) 988-1859
    0.6 5-12
    10
  • Santa Fe
    May Center For Learning
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-8 | 53 students
    0.8 miles
    1200 Old Pecos Trail
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (505) 983-7407
    0.8 PK-8
    53
  • Santa Fe
    La Mariposa Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-7 | 85 students
    1.4 miles
    18 Puesta Del Sol
    Santa Fe, NM 87508
    (505) 995-9659
    1.4 PK-7
    85

School Reviews

Endorse Little Earth School. Endorsements 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:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
If you live outside the United States, choosing an American private school can be a confusing process. Here is an overview of the process.
Many people thought vouchers would never amount to much. Not only have they amounted to a great deal more than anybody could have thought, but vouchers have encouraged several more education choices to flourish.
Now that school has safely reopened, what can we parents do to support and encourage the schools we care about so much?
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student 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 briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average acceptance rate in Santa Fe, NM is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).