Top New Mexico Private Schools
For the 2021 school year, there are 194 private schools serving 22,919 students in New Mexico.
The average private school tuition is $8,958 for elementary schools and $10,379 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The average acceptance rate is 87% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 51% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
Acton Academy Mesilla Valley Photo - We are so pleased that our children are students in this remarkable school! We have seen so much personal growth in both of them as the year has progressed! They are excited to go to school everyday and accomplish so much while they are there. The families at Acton are really wonderful, and we have been nothing but impressed with
Montessori ONE Academy Photo - "The Prepared Environment" is an anchor of an authentic Montessori approach. Montessori ONE's environment designed to meet the needs, abilities, interests, and development of children in each class, adapted to the children, by modifying the physical layout and focus of the class.
Bosque School Photo - Bosque School, founded in 1994, is a challenging college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12. The campus sits on 45-acres adjacent to the Rio Grande bosque in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Albuquerque Academy Photo - Albuquerque Academy has a long, proud tradition of scholarly, artistic, and athletic excellence and is considered one of the nation's top independent schools.
Adventist Academy Of Santa Fe Photo - Lower Grade Teacher, Miss Elisa Hernandez, having calendar time with the Kindergarten class.
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.
Camino De Paz Montessori Secondary School Photo - Using unit ratio to calculate number of quarts of milk needed to make yogurt.
Hope Christian Schools Inc Photo - Hope Christian Pre-K students celebrating their graduation to Kindergarten!
Top New Mexico Private Schools by County (2021)
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