Details overview

Hours 08:00 AM - 03:30 PM
School leader Bill Sinfield

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school College preparatory

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Sandia Prep provides remarkable opportunities for intellectual and personal growth within a challenging and balanced program for students in grades 6-12. Our innovative college prep curriculum prepares students for success in college -- and beyond -- while inspiring students to find and achieve his or her purpose in the world. We believe in educating the whole person.
Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Photography
5
Music
including: Band
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

14
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
College / career center
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Performance stage
Science lab
Sports Fields
Extra learning resources Acceleration
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs

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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

10
Girls Sports
including: Tennis
10
Boys Sports
including: Swimming
15
Clubs
including: Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Golf
PE classes
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Golf
Lacrosse
PE classes
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Girls sports (misc.) Dance team
Clubs Community service
Debate
Drama 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
Foreign language and culture club
Yearbook

Culture

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 N/a
Academic award Featured in Newsweek's America's Best High Schools
Year received N/a

Teachers

World languages spoken by staff Mandarin
French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.sandiaprep.org/admission/index.aspx
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Entrance exam
Interview
Recommendations
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application fee amount $55
Tuition range (low) $20000
Tuition range (high) $22000
For the year 2016-2017
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Tax credits
Financial aid type (misc.) We award need-based aid

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012