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Thank you for your interest in Santa Fe Prep. We are eager to meet you and show you our school. Prep offers many opportunities for student growth and character-building through a strong program of academics, arts, athletics, and community service. Prep is a close-knit community with frequent and meaningful student-teacher interaction, a successful Honors and Advanced Placement program, and superior arts and sciences facilities. At the heart of our school is our outstanding student body and a passionate group of faculty focused on helping students grow and succeed. Prep graduates are prepared for the best colleges and universities in the country.

We encourage you to explore our website to learn more about school life in our middle and upper schools, as well as what sets us apart from other schools in the area. Please complete our Admissions Inquiry Form so that we can be in touch and share information about upcoming events. Completing the Inquiry Form will also give you access to the Admissions Portal, where you can manage your application and sign up for events, including a Visit Day and Open House. The 2025-2026 Admissions season will open on October 1, 2024. You may start the application process and schedule a visit day at that time.

We will host our annual Admissions Open House on Friday, October 25, 2024. This is an opportunity to meet the Admissions team, participate in mini-classes taught by Prep faculty, and hear from current Prep students about their experience.

Please contact us at 505.795.7518 or admissions@sfprep.org with any questions.

– Mary Little, Director of Admissions
– Summar Aubrey, Associate Director of Admissions

We hope you enjoy these short videos about our school.

WHY PREP? Prep cares. Listen to English teachers Breshaun Joyner and Adam Lowenstein discuss how Santa Fe Prep cares about the individual student and helps students develop critical thinking skills.
WHY PREP? Our development and support of STEM! Hear how Prep’s STEM classes have ignited a passion for science and creativity in students like Abby Furlanetto ’24 and Zoe Marquez ’25.
WHY PREP? Investment in the Arts! Luke Benanav ’25, Sebastian Bharat ’24, and Cayla River ’24 share stories about their achievements and growth experiences on stage at Prep.  
WHY PREP? Athletics is more than just a physical sport! PE Chair Lis Desmond and student-athletes Bella Caldwell ’24 and Adaiah Gonzales ’27 emphasize the broader impact that running has on mental well-being, personal development, a sense of accomplishment, and social connections.
WHY PREP? Finding your team! Jonas Anderson-Joyner ’23 shares how Prep has taught him to embrace challenges.
WHY PREP? Space to create! Atlas Power ’22 shares about the opportunity to explore the arts at Santa Fe Prep.
WHY PREP? Finding that “Aha!” moment in a favorite class! Hear from Nick Farrell ’22 about his experience in Prep’s Makerspace class.
WHY PREP? Student Leadership. Anna Knight ’22 shares her thoughts about the importance of having a student support group on campus.




(Register for events in the Admissions Portal)

Admissions Open House 
Friday, October 25, 2:00-5:00

Admissions Assessment Testing
Saturday, January 25, 11-12
Thursday, January 30, 4:30-5:30
Saturday, February 8, 11:00-12:00
Thursday, February 13, 4:30-5:30

Parent Coffees
During Admissions Assessment Testing


Admissions Season Opens
October 1, 2024

Tuition Assistance Application Deadline
Friday, January 24, 2025

Admission Application Deadline
Wednesday, February 19, 2025

Admission and Tuition Assistance Notifications
Friday, March 7, 2025

Applications received after the deadline will be considered on an individual basis as space permits.


Most Competitive College
Matriculation 2019-2023 

American (2), Amherst (2), Barnard (2), Bates (2), Boston U (2), Bowdoin (2), Brandeis (2), U of British Columbia, Brown, Bryn Mawr, Cal Poly SLO (2), Carleton (2), Carnegie Mellon, UChicago (2), Claremont McKenna, Colby, Colgate, Colorado College (4), Cornell, Dartmouth (3), Franklin & Marshall, George Washington, Grinnell (2), Lafayette (2), Macalester, Middlebury (3), MIT, NYU (3), NYU Shanghai, Northeastern, Northwestern, Oberlin (3), Occidental (5), Oxford, Pitzer (4), Princeton (2), Reed (6), Richmond (2), Scripps, Skidmore (3), Smith, Stanford (2), Swarthmore, Trinity College, Trinity College Dublin, Trinity University, Tufts (3), UCLA, USC (2), Vanderbilt, Vassar (2), Wake Forest, Wash. U St. Louis (2), Wesleyan, Williams (3)