Best New Mexico Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 186 private schools serving 23,034 students in New Mexico (there are 927 public schools, serving 323,976 students). 7% of all K-12 students in New Mexico are educated in private schools compared to the national average of 10%.
The average private school tuition is $8,578 for elementary schools and $10,044 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in New Mexico include Mission Academy, Axiom Christian Classical School and Sandia Preparatory School.
The average acceptance rate is 87% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 52% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
62% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Catholic).

Top Ranked New Mexico Private Schools by County (2022-23)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
11
1,217
54%
4
269
29%
10
1,212
87%
25
2,502
47%

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