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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Sports
    B+
Santa Fe Preparatory School is a top rated, private school located in Santa Fe, NM. It has 326 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 5 to 1. Tuition is $21,986 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
1101 Camino De La Cruz Blanca
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Telephone
(505) 982-1829
Website
Organization Memberships
NAIS

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$21,986
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
39%
Average Financial Aid
$12,335

Santa Fe Preparatory School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1310
27 responses
Average ACT
30
17 responses

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Students

Diversity
B+
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Students
326
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Crime & Safety
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    C
  4. Good for Families
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$51,572
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$964
National
$949
Median Home Value
$259,700
National
$184,700
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Santa Fe Preparatory School Reviews

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Santa Fe Prep has a beautiful campus, excellent teachers and caring staff. Unfortunately bullying, superiority complexes and the lack of diversity has really lowered the standards for this school. The weakest subject in the school are the sciences which is too bad, from a school that boasts a well rounded education. Prep helps students be prepared for college and challenges thinking and fosters great ideas. The problem is, at what cost will a student have to witness and/or be the target of bullying, made to feel like a second class citizen, or have their idea shut down by other students, before the administration starts to look at these problems and seek answers.
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Overall, Santa Fe Prep is a needlessly stressful experience. It takes the academics of a college like Harvard and puts it in a high school setting. Some of the teachers especially forget that other classes exist and as such might assign a huge assignment, like a paper or project, on the same day something else really big is due in another class. On the same note, communication between staff, faculty, and students is severely lacking; one might say nonexistent. Oh, and, have mercy on your soul if you happen to get sick-- it WILL take at least a week to get back on track, and that's only if you're willing to further risk your own mental health. So, in general, if you want to be significantly over-prepared for almost any college, then this is the school for you. If not, avoid the campus altogether.
Prepares you for college. Small classrooms for individual attention. I would give academics A+. I wish there were more languages to chose from.