Albuquerque Academy At A Glance

Year founded
: 1955

  • New Mexico State Department of Education
Student body:
  • 1,156 boys and girls in grades 6 through 12
  • 52% girls, 48% boys
  • Approximately 51% students of color
Faculty: Nearly 80% have master's (or higher) degree

Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1 (For grades 8-12)

Average class size: 15.1

Endowment: $84.2 million (as of 10/25/16)

2014-2015 tuition (includes lunch fee): $22,870

Financial aid: Over $4.1 million awarded to approximately 21% of the student body. (2016-17)

Number of alumni: 7,339

Interscholastic Athletics: 50 teams in 21 sports

Library: 140,000+ volume collection including books, periodicals, videos, DVDs, CDs, audiovisual equipment, and a special collection

*The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) certifies that the Independent School Association of the Southwest (ISAS), a member of the Commission on Accreditation, has voluntarily submitted to a rigorous and impartial review of its accreditation program and demonstrated its adherence to the Criteria for Effective Independent School Accreditation Practices. NAIS commends ISAS and confirms its confidence in the quality of the association's accreditation program for its independent schools.

Last updated October 2016.
Albuquerque Academy is an independent, college-preparatory day school for students in grades 6 through 12. Albuquerque Academy does not discriminate against otherwise qualified students on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, spousal affiliation, sex, gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation and makes reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified students with physical or mental disabilities.

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National Merit and Advanced Placement

National Merit Scholarship Recipients (Class of 2015):
  • 26 Semifinalists
  • 14 National Hispanic Scholars
Advanced Placement Examinations (2014):
  • 487 exams written
  • 9 National AP Scholars
  • 47 AP Scholars with Distinction
  • 29 AP Scholars with Honor
  • 32 AP Scholars
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