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PK-6
Public charter
Santa Fe, NM
Students enrolled: 495
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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13a San Marcos Loop
Santa Fe, NM 87508

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(505) 467-1700
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Map of Turquoise Trail Charter School address.

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February 02, 2014
I have been a guest speaker on space and astrophysics at Turquoise Trail Charter School for several years. There has always been an environment where the students are encouraged to probe into complex topics. Some of the most advanced question that I have had came from Turquoise Trail. The fact that the students at the 5th and 6th grade level were able to comprehend some of the complex astrophysical concepts is a testimony to the excellence of this school.

- submitted by a community member
January 29, 2014
I am currently a teacher at TTCS and couldn't imagine myself teaching anywhere else. I love that we use an effective and balanced curriculum and that our students get to go to art, P.E., library and music every week. I also think that TTCS is great at involving parents and the community into our school. There are annual events, such as the Fun Run, Halloween Carnival and Culture Fair that continue to inspire and motivate our local families and the community. Families would be hard pressed to find a group of more caring and proficient professionals to teach their children. Please visit our website at www.turquoisetrailcharterschool.org.

- submitted by a teacher
January 23, 2014
My children moved to Turquoise Trail Charter School this year and we have had an excellent experience. Both of our children are academically thriving. The teachers are extremely skilled and thoughtful. The school offers a curriculum that is progressive and prepares students for future academic achievement.

- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2014
TTCS is a great school. I have 3 children going there and they are excited to go to school everyday. The teachers are caring, supportive and happy to be there. It rubs off on my kids. There's a lot of opportunities for parent involvement, and I enjoy that. I love to be involved in my children's education, and I'm able to do that here. I feel like I have a great relationship with my children's teachers and I appreciate feeling welcome when I come to volunteer. I wish more parents would get involved, because it makes such a difference.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2014
Great teachers, BUT I am very concerned with the bullying. There is very little playground supervision and the aftercare program is scary. I am planning to change schools. My child is not safe at this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2013
TTCS is a great school with caring teachers who know their students and work hard to meet their needs.

- submitted by a teacher
August 24, 2013
Turquoise Trail Charter School is a great school because every child is helped by many teachers. Each child is respected as an individual and taught accordingly.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 12, 2010
It's a school that works exceptionally hard and well to bring out the best in children.

- submitted by a community member
no rating May 10, 2010
The teachers and staff are very supporative of all students and are happy to receive all the parent help they can get. They protect, teach and encourage our students every day.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2010
My son attended this school from K-6 and our experience there was great. He now attends Capshaw middle school and since the school provided great academics he is now ahead of other students who attended different schools for elementry. I would recomend parents to send thier children here if they want their children to get a well rounded education in a multi-sensory level.

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2010
The teaching and learning is excellent; the atmosphere is caring and warm. Students are happy and successful! The teachers work together and support one another.

- submitted by a teacher
October 28, 2009
I have had 4 children attend this school and have been attending this school since 1999. This school is wonderful. They sincerely care for your child and seeing them as individuals with individual talents and needs. The staff has stayed relatively the same which just demonstrates how cohesive this school is. It is like an extended family. I consider TTE to be the best school in Santa Fe!

- submitted by a parent
October 20, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
I have been a faulty member of Turquiose Trail for 19 years. The reason I have stayed at this school is because the faculty cares about individual children. We look at the child not the numbers on a national test.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
The teachers are knowledgeable and they care.The students and parents are wonderful

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2008
This school is awesome! The teachers are great and the school offers a ton of things to do.

- submitted by a student
March 16, 2008
We have two kids there and a third has gone on to ATC and is excelling there. All of our kids started out homeschooled, so all had some adjustments. The middle child didn't adapt well to the classroom setting and emphasis on group activities, so she came up with her own alternative. She had qualified for the Enrichment program, so arranged (with administration's and our approval) her own curriculum. She attends regular math, science, and other classes, and does independent study - mostly writing. She's thriving, and the school is to be commended for its flexibility Allan Sindelar

- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2007
this school is the best school out there. I wish the school was much bigger so other kids can go

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2006
Great school with lots of opportunity for involvement...best elementary school on the south side!

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2005
T.T.E is a really great school. I went there for 5 years and those were the best years of education i have ever had. Not that i am going to a middle my litlle brother is attending the school and he says that the teachers are nice and he loves the classes that they offer. The quality of the academic program is exclent. The music teacher, the art teacher, the p.E teacher and the computer teacher are great. They are nice to the students. The level of parent involvenment is high. Most of the activities require the help of parents. My dad was the girls basketball coach for two years and he had a great time. The teachers are always letting the parents know what are the up coming events at T.T.E. This school is one of the best school in new mexico.

- submitted by a student
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Turquoise Trail Charter School
13a San Marcos Loop, Santa Fe, NM  87508
(505) 467-1700
Last modified Turquoise Trail Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Turquoise Trail Charter School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top