The San Felipe de Neri community became active in formal education as early as 1770, when space in the parish house was used as classrooms.
A century later, with financial assistance from Bernalillo County, the parish began operating Albuquerque's first free school.
Today, the parish school offers a 21st-century education for students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 177 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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San Felipe De Neri School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Mexico for:

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School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
177 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
San Felipe De Neri School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The San Felipe de Neri community became active in formal education as early as 1770, when space in the parish house was used as classrooms. A century later, with financial assistance from Bernalillo County, the parish began operating Albuquerque's first free school. Today, the parish school offers a 21st-century education for students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 177 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Albuquerque, NM is $11,072 for elementary schools and $14,699 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).

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