Sunset Mesa School

Sunset Mesa Schools, Inc is providing a quality educational foundation for children in Preschool through Grade 5 since 1948.
Sunset Mesa students participate in a broad range of intellectual, artistic, and physical activities.
They are challenged to become productive, responsible, and caring people by learning sound values, compassion, and ethical behavior.
Our students are encouraged to think and act independently, develop good study habits, solve problems, and think critically.
It is our purpose to give children a strong foundation upon which to build their future educational and life experiences--an investment which will pay interest for a lifetime.
At Sunset Mesa, we believe in the positive value of our students' mistakes.
Learning from mistakes, rather than feeling ashamed, is an important part of an education here.
The key is that students keep trying--the attitude and work ethic that this inspires is a necessary ingredient in the recipe for success beyond Sunset Mesa and throughout life.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NM School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Sunset Mesa School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Mexico for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students
343 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Sunset Mesa School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Mollie Krattiger

School Notes

  • Sunset Mesa Schools, Inc is providing a quality educational foundation for children in Preschool through Grade 5 since 1948. Sunset Mesa students participate in a broad range of intellectual, artistic, and physical activities. They are challenged to become productive, responsible, and caring people by learning sound values, compassion, and ethical behavior. Our students are encouraged to think and act independently, develop good study habits, solve problems, and think critically. It is our purpose to give children a strong foundation upon which to build their future educational and life experiences--an investment which will pay interest for a lifetime. At Sunset Mesa, we believe in the positive value of our students' mistakes. Learning from mistakes, rather than feeling ashamed, is an important part of an education here. The key is that students keep trying--the attitude and work ethic that this inspires is a necessary ingredient in the recipe for success beyond Sunset Mesa and throughout life.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunset Mesa School's ranking?
Sunset Mesa School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Mexico for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Sunset Mesa School?
The application deadline for Sunset Mesa School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Sunset Mesa School located?
Sunset Mesa School is located in the La Reina De Los Altos neighborhood of Albuquerque, NM. There are 1 other private schools located in La Reina De Los Altos.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NM School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 343 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Albuquerque, NM is $10,457 for elementary schools and $13,741 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Albuquerque, NM is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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