Sandia Preparatory School

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  • The joy of learning and living is at the center of all we do. Sandia Preparatory School provides remarkable opportunities for intellectual and personal growth within a challenging and balanced program.
  • As an extension of our families, Sandia Prep's diverse community inspires students to find their academic focus, talents and creativity.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1966

Student Body

Total Students 554 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade Sandia Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1250
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 13 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,600
Tuition Notes for 2016-2017
% on Financial Aid
37%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,319
Admissions Director Laura Fitzpatrick
Admissions Associate Roxanna Caird

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
DanceFlag Football,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess, Chorus, Greendevils Environmental Club, Instrumental Ensemble, International Thespian Club, Jazz Band, La Chispa Literary Magazine, MathCounts, Middle School Helping Hands Community Service Club, Mock Trial, Model U.N., National Honor Society, Native American Sandia Prep Alliance, Outdoor Leadership Program, Robotics, Sandglass Yearbook, Sandia Prep Times Student Newspaper, Student Government Association, Supercomputing Challenge, Tech Theater, Theater, Upper School One Direction Community Service Club, World Language Alliance Chess, Chorus, Jazz Band, MathCounts, Mock Trial, Model U.N., Robotics, Tech Theater, Theater, Greendevils Environmental Club,
Instrumental Ensemble,
International Thespian Club,
La Chispa Literary Magazine,
Middle School Helping Hands Community Service Club,
National Honor Society,
Native American Sandia Prep Alliance,
Outdoor Leadership Program,
Sandglass Yearbook,
Sandia Prep Times Student Newspaper,
Student Government Association,
Supercomputing Challenge,
Upper School One Direction Community Service Club,
World Language Alliance,

School Notes

  • Sandia Prep mission: The joy of learning and living is at the center of all we do. Sandia Preparatory School provides remarkable opportunities for intellectual and personal growth within a challenging and balanced program. As an extension of our families, Sandia Prep's diverse community inspires students to find their academic focus, talents and creativity.
  • Truly small class sizes (7:1 student - teacher ratio)
  • Test scores significantly higher than state averages
  • 100% of graduates accepted to 4-year colleges
  • Secure, closed campus
  • Nurse on staff
  • No-cut athletics produce state champions
  • Our advanced curriculum offers higher level classes than AP.
  • We offer outstanding college counseling, with a 28 to 1 student-counselor ratio; many schools strive for a 45 to 1 ratio.
  • We help your child develop as a whole person and an individual.
  • Sandia Prep's Vision: We will inspire our students to discover their purposes in the world by: Developing essential skills and intellectual potential through challenging academics; Cultivating a socially responsible environment of innovation and creativity; and Engaging as a vibrant community for the betterment of society.
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