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6-12|Private
185 students
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School leader:  Terry Passalacqua
7300 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501

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(505) 992-8284
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"Our school is best know for its caring, compassionate faculty/staff and the IB."

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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), World languages, Humanities, Mathematics...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Technical design and production...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, French, Spanish
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Submitted by a parent · June 20, 2016
Desert Academy is an excellent school and continually strives to be better. There are many excellent teachers and a calm atmosphere of respect and tolerance. We have one child who started at Desert in seventh grade and went all the way through,... more

Amount of homework: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · June 20, 2016
The lack of homework is a deliberate choice on the part of the school and I appreciate their reasoning but I think they give too little homework and I wish they would give more.

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Submitted by a school leader · June 20, 2016
Desert Academy is an International IB World School, founded in 1994. We are dedicated to academic and personal excellence. We provide a high quality, college preparatory education with a diverse school community that values individuality, builds... more

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Submitted by a school leader · January 21, 2014
We take seriously any postings that show Desert in a negative light, as any school would. We always invite parents to meet with our Head of High School or Head of Middle School if there are concerns about a particular class or teacher's style,... more

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About this school

Desert Academy, located at 7300 old SF Trail in Santa Fe, NM, is an International IB World School & college preparatory independent, coeducational day school, serving grades six through twelve. The school was founded in 1994 and current enrollment is 185, including 6 international students. Desert Academy is dedicated to academic and personal excellence.

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Last modified: June 23, 2016
Last modified Desert Academy is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
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