Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
School leader Steve Albert

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used None
Independent study
College preparatory

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Painting
5
Music
including: Theory
3
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Jazz band
Orchestra
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Career and Tech programs Computer programming
Media arts Computer animation
Graphics
Technical design and production
Video and film production
Visual arts Ceramics
Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
World languages taught Chinese - Mandarin
French
Spanish

Support

18
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 54% 26%
Hispanic 20% 59%
Two or more races 14% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 5% 10%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 1%
Black 3% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Volleyball
9
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
14
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Girls sports (misc.) Dance team
Clubs Community service
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Gardening
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Mock trial competition club
Model UN
National Honor Society (NHS)
Recycling club
Student council / government
Student newspaper
Television / Radio News
Yearbook
Clubs (misc.) Rocketry Club

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Operate Supply Store, host school events
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Organize cultural events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer time after school

Awards

Academic award National Psychologically Healthy Workplace & Best Practices
Year received 2009
Academic award Featured in Newsweek's America's Best High Schools

Teachers

World languages spoken by staff French
Mandarin
Spanish

Neighborhood

Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.sandiaprep.org/admission/index.aspx
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $18000
Tuition range (high) $19000
For the year 2012-2013
Financial aid type (misc.) We award need-based aid

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012