Key Facts

History and Campus

  • Established: 1961
  • Campus: 33 acres in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains
  • Last Building Addition: Library
  • Last Building Renovation: Middle School Classrooms 2015, Upper School Classrooms 2016
  • Recent Campus Project: Sun Mountain Field 2014; Solar Installation 2018
  • Volumes in Library: 15,357

Enrollment

  • Total: 333
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students of Color: 38% of enrollment
  • Average Class Size: 13
  • Faculty to Student Ratio: 1:7

2020-2021 Tuition

  • 2020-2021 Tuition: $23,895

2020-2021 Tuition Assistance

  • Students receiving: 33%
  • Total Grants: $1,539,628
  • Average Grant: $13,870
  • Malone Scholarship: Provides tuition assistance to gifted and talented students with financial need. Santa Fe Prep is the only Malone school in New Mexico.

2020-2021 Operating Budget & Endowment

  • $10,227,389
  • Endowment Market Value (as of 7/31/20): $20,809,000
  • Endowment per Student:  $62,489

2019-2020 Support

  • Annual Fund: $540,828
  • Leonard Family Scholars Endowment: $3,025,215
  • Faculty and Staff Participation: 100%
  • Board of Trustees Participation: 100%

2020-2021 Academic Faculty

  • Total: 46
  • Academic Faculty Holding Advanced Degrees: 68%

Accreditation

  • Accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest
  • Member, National Association of Independent Schools

Breakthrough Santa Fe

  • Supported over 430 under-served students in SFPS since 2004
  • 93% directly enroll in college each year
  • Charter partner of the Davis New Mexico Scholarship: 50 New Mexican students receive full college scholarships each year

School Program

  • Academic Courses: 65
  • Honors & AP Course: 12
  • Fine Art and Performing Art Classes: 18
  • Athletic teams: 38
  • Community Service Requirement: (Covid-19 restrictions)
  • Activities and Clubs: TBD (Covid-19 restrictions)

Class of 2020

  • National Merit Finalists: 3
  • LANL Foundation Scholars: 4
  • Davis NM Scholars: 2
  • Cum Laude Society: 10
  • SAT Average: 1326
  • ACT Average: 30
  • 71% of all college applications were accepted
  • 80% of early action/early decision applications were accepted
  • $35,927 is the average grant awarded per student/per year at the school each chose to attend

Testing Trend Analysis 2016-2020 (5 years)

  • 5-year Average Composite ACT: 28.25
  • 5-year Average SAT out of 1600: 131

Most Competitive College Matriculation 2016 – 2020

American (2), Amherst, Barnard (3), Bates, Boston U, Bowdoin, Brandeis, U of British Columbia, Brown (3), Bryn Mawr, Caltech, Carleton (3), UChicago, Claremont McKenna (6), Colorado College (10), Columbia, Dartmouth (3), Denison, Emory, George Washington (4), Gettysburg, Harvard, Kenyon, Lafayette, Macalester (2), Middlebury (2), MIT, NYU (5), Northeastern (2), Northwestern, Oberlin (4), Occidental College (3), Pitzer (5), Princeton, Reed (4), Richmond (2), St. Andrews, Scripps (2), Skidmore (3), Smith (3), Stanford (2), UT, Austin, Trinity University, Tufts (2), Tulane (2), US Military Academy at West Point, UCLA (2), UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, USC (3), Vassar (3), Wake Forest, Wash. U St. Louis, Williams (4)