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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: 13,060

Enrollment

  • Total: 330
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students of Color: 38% of enrollment
  • Average Class Size: 13
  • Faculty to Student Ratio: 1:7

2021-2022 Tuition

  • $24,540

2021-2022 Tuition Assistance

  • Students receiving: 30%
  • Total Grants: $1,497,206
  • Average Grant: $14,973
  • Malone Scholarship: Provides tuition assistance to gifted and talented students with financial need. Santa Fe Prep is the only Malone school in New Mexico.

2021-2022 Operating Budget & Endowment

  • $10,368,000
  • Endowment Market Value (as of 7/31/21): $25,623,104
  • Endowment per Student:  $78,119

2020-2021 Support

  • Annual Fund: $547,021
  • Leonard Family Scholars Endowment: $2,380,958

2021-2022 Academic Faculty

  • Total: 45
  • Academic Faculty Holding Advanced Degrees: 71%

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: 63
  • Honors & AP Course: 12
  • Fine Art and Performing Art Classes: 14
  • Athletic teams: 38
  • Community Service Requirement: 8 days
  • Activities and Clubs: 32 (Upper School) and 25 (Middle School)

Class of 2021

  • National Merit Finalists: 4
  • LANL Foundation Scholars: 3
  • Davis NM Scholars: 4
  • Cum Laude Society: 11
  • Average GPA: 3.46
  • SAT Average: 1297
  • ACT Average: 29
  • 69% of early action/early decision applications were accepted
  • $35,205 is the average grant awarded per student/per year at the school each chose to attend

Most Competitive College Matriculation 2017 – 2021

American (2), Amherst, Barnard (3), Bates (3), Boston U (2), Bowdoin, Brandeis, U of British Columbia, Brown (3), Bryn Mawr, Carleton (2), Carnegie Mellon, UChicago, Claremont McKenna (5), Colby, Colorado College (8), Cornell U, Dartmouth (3), Denison, Franklin & Marshall, George Washington (3), Gettysburg, Grinnell, Kenyon, Lafayette, Macalester (2), Middlebury (3), NYU (4), Northeastern (2), Northwestern (2), Oberlin (4), Occidental College, Pitzer (7), Princeton, Reed (7), Richmond, Scripps (2), Skidmore (4), Smith (3), Stanford (2), UT, Austin, Trinity College, Trinity College Dublin, Trinity University, Tufts (3), Tulane (2), UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, USC (2), Vanderbilt, Vassar (3), Wake Forest, Wash. U St. Louis, Williams (4)