Sunset Mesa Schools

  • 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.

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Sunset Mesa Schools places among the top 20% of private schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
National Independent Private Schools Association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2007

Student Body

Total Students325 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 52%
Students by Grade Sunset Mesa Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorMollie Krattiger
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: PK-12 | 1156 students
    4.7 miles
    8005 Louisiana Blvd NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87109
    (505) 821-2513
    4.7 PK-12
    1156
  • Albuquerque
    Montessori ONE Academy
    Montessori ONE Academy Photo - Math in Montessori classroom.
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-6 | 190 students
    4.1 miles
    9360 Holly Avenue NE
    Albuquerque, NM 87122
    (505) 822-5150
    4.1 NS-6
    190
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: PK-5 | 73 students
    0.5 miles
    3240 A Juan Tabo Blvd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87111
    (505) 293-6614
    0.5 PK-5
    73
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: NS-8 | 139 students
    4.4 miles
    7201b Montgomery Blvd Ne
    Albuquerque, NM 87109
    (505) 872-0777
    4.4 NS-8
    139
  • Albuquerque
    Cross Of Hope School
    Cross Of Hope School Photo - We celebrate our love of reading at Cross of Hope Elementary by hosting two Scholastic Book Fairs each year, one in the Fall and one in the Spring!
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: PK-5 | 108 students
    10 miles
    6104 Taylor Ranch Road Nw
    Albuquerque, NM 87120
    (505) 897-1832
    10 PK-5
    108

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The average private school tuition in Albuquerque, NM is $7,082 for elementary schools and $15,528 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).