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Events for Newly Admitted Students and Parents
Welcome for New Sixth Graders
, April 6
2-4 p.m.
West Gymnasium
Parents and newly admitted students for sixth grade check in at the West Gymnasium for a welcome presentation. Afterwards, families will have an opportunity to meet with sixth-grade faculty in their classrooms and to explore the West Campus. Light refreshments will be served.

Any Questions?
This is your chance to have Head of School Andrew Watson answer your questions about the Academy. Please join him for any for one of the following informal question-and-answer sessions in his office (Administration Building, East Campus):
Friday, April 4 — 4-5 p.m.
Monday, April 7 — 4-5 p.m.
Tuesday, April 8 — 5-6 p.m.
Please rsvp to Theresa Atkins (828-3201). Light refreshments will be served.

Albuquerque Academy will host other grade-specific new-student events before the start of school. Division heads will be contacting you with more information as the events draw near.
Our Admission Team
Amy Eglinton Keller

Gigi Chinisci
Assistant Director

Patricia Benavides
Admission Assistant

Julia Fuentes
Admission Assistant

Melissa Vigil
Admission Coordinator


About Admission

Curiosity, hard work, creativity, and inclusiveness . . .
These are the earmarks of an Albuquerque Academy education.

At the Academy, we look for the brightest students in the region, those with intelligence, character, and an eagerness to learn. We’re serious about creating an educational experience that shapes sharp-minded students into purposeful, ethical, independent learners.

Our students typically come from over ninety different schools throughout the greater Albuquerque region, and they all share one thing in common: a nearly insatiable curiosity. This trait forms the foundation of their academic lives.

We admit students in grades 6-12 in the fall of each year. The admission process begins early — in the fall before the year of attendance — and closes on February 10.

You may request admission information online. You may also download application forms to complete and mail, or apply online beginning in late August. If you prefer a printed application or would like to speak with someone about admission, please call the Admission Office at 505-828-3208, or e-mail
Albuquerque Academy Up Close

6400 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109-3899 ph: 505-828-3200