Menaul School

  • Find your place in the world.  For over 100 years, Menaul School has been educating students from New Mexico and around the world. Each student admitted to Menaul School must aspire to be a part of a multi-cultural community where participation, compassion, honesty and academic achievement are a part of everyday life.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious AffiliationPresbyterian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1896
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$240
Summer Program Cost NotesPanther Camp for grades 1-6 is $240/week

Student Body

Total Students194 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
61%
State avg.: 52%
Students by Grade Menaul School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
63%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Human Geography, AP Psychology, AP US Government and Politics
Average SAT score1220
Average ACT score26
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants and school polo shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$17,820
Tuition NotesIndividualized Tuition Program available to all Domestic Day families, staying within 10-15% of your household income. International Boarding Tuition is $40,455. International Day tuition is $22,720. Financial aid is available to international students based on need.
% on Financial Aid
55%
Average Financial Aid Grant$8,000
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAmy Boldt
Admissions AssociateLara Brockway

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
ACT/SAT Prep, Chess Club, Environmental Club, Junior Civitan, Math Club, National Honor Society, Open Circle/Gender and Sexual Diversity Club, People to People International, Shooting Club, Speech and Debate, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choir, Drama, Jazz Band, Visual Arts

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fencing, Run Club

School Notes

  • Menaul is the only day and boarding school in Albuquerque, and has the most diverse student population among independent schools in the region, with more than 84% of students self-identifying as coming from racially or ethnically diverse backgrounds. At Menaul, students benefit from a program of study that emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual self-awareness, and physical well-being. Our students are immersed in a diverse international community, they are "world smart" not just "book smart." They are prepared for success in college, but also have the confidence and skills needed to succeed in a world that, more than ever, needs workers who are comfortable teaming up with people from a variety of cultures, countries, and ethnicities.




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  • Albuquerque
    Grades: 6-12 | 486 students
    3.5 miles
    4000 Bosque School Road NW
    Albuquerque, NM 87120
    (505)898-6388
    3.5 6-12
    486
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: 2-12 | 33 students
    7.4 miles
    8600 Academy Rd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87111
    (505)822-0476
    7.4 2-12
    33
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: 6-12 | 521 students
    3 miles
    532 Osuna Road NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87113
    (505)338-3000
    3 6-12
    521
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: PK-12 | 317 students
    1.7 miles
    8888 Harper Rd NE,
    Albuquerque, NM 87111
    (505)269-2696
    1.7 PK-12
    317
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    5.3 miles
    6400 Wyoming Blvd NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87109
    (505)828-3208
    5.3 6-12
    1149

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We are an expat family living overseas so our 2 kids are required to go to boarding school since there is no high school available for them to attend in the country we live in. We are originally from the Southwestern US and we wanted to find a small, caring Christian boarding school for our kids to attend. We found Menaul School and from the first moments of our contact with the school we knew we had found the perfect place for our kids. Meanul has both a day school and boarding school with a large and diverse international student population. Our kids love the international environment, the small class sizes, caring teachers and the wonderful community feeling that the school provides. Our children are thriving at Menaul! From the dorms, to the activities, to the coaches, to the teachers and staff to the wonderful Christian community, Menaul has exceeded expectations on every count. Our son is an alternative learner and they have even found him an awesome tutor to provide academic support for him. We love Menaul and encourage any expat family looking for a small Christian school with an international emphasis to consider this wonderful school in Albuquerque, NM.
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The average private school tuition in Albuquerque, NM is $7,082 for elementary schools and $15,462 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Albuquerque, NM is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).