College Guidance and Placement, the Human Counseling and Development Department, and the Peterson Learning Support Program are resources available to all Academy students and families.

Three full-time college advisers guide students and parents through the college search, application, and financial assistance processes, beginning with information sessions in grade 9.

The Academy has a staff of full-time, professional counseling faculty in the Counseling & Human Development department who oversee students' health and wellness. They interact frequently with students, and teach courses, programs, and workshops to promote healthy living. The Counselors' Connection is a robust and ever-expanding resource for information and research on a wide range of parenting and teen development topics.

The Peterson Learning Support Program helps meet the learning needs of each Academy student, providing assistance and strategies to meet students' needs and circumstances.

Click on the dropdown menu above under Student Support to learn more about these programs.

Health Services

Registered Nurse and Emergency Response Team

Albuquerque Academy has a full-time registered nurse available during school hours for all students, faculty, and staff. The school nurse collaborates with both faculty and parents to contribute to the development of healthy Academy students. If there are specific needs or health problems that may require special attention, parents, faculty, and staff are encouraged to call the school nurse.

An Emergency Response Team responds to any medical emergency that may occur during school hours. The team, which is staffed by the school nurse and trained faculty, is available to provide First Aid and emergency care to students, faculty, and staff until further assistance, if necessary, arrives. Parents are notified immediately in cases of injury or severe illness.
Albuquerque Academy is a private, coeducational, college preparatory day school serving middle school and high school students in grades 6 through 12, located in Albuquerque, NM.


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