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Southwest Aeronautics Mathematics & Science Academy
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  • Public, Charter
  • ALBUQUERQUE, NM

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade C
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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4100 AEROSPACE PKWY NW
ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87120
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SAMS Academy is an inclusive, free, STEM charter school, located on Albuquerque’s west side adjacent to Double Eagle II Airport. SAMS offers a one-of-a-kind approach to our core curriculum and exciting electives. Our vigorous online curriculum allows students to work with guided support at school and independently at home, while fostering self-motivation and tools for success. Through our SMART Lab, learners are empowered to explore the STEM standards through hands-on projects using cutting-edge technology. The SAMS Academy aviation program is a ground breaking experience for students who are motivated to get hands on with their learning. With full motion advanced aviation training devices (simulators), a Cessna 172 airplane, a drone training program, and an FAA certified staff with a proven track record of success, we offer the opportunity to fulfill the dream of flight, all while pursuing a high school diploma!

Southwest Aeronautics Mathematics & Science Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
25%
Average Graduation Rate
75%
Average SAT
1220
10 responses
Average ACT
27
9 responses
AP Enrollment
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Aeronautics Program

The SAMS Academy Aviation Program inspires students as they explore many exciting aeronautic careers, such as Air Traffic Control (ATC), Airplane Mechanic (A&P), Drone Pilot, and our unsurpassed Airplane Pilot Program! Can you imagine a student earning their Drone Pilot Certificate and/or Airplane Pilot Certificate before graduating high school?! That can happen – ONLY at SAMS Academy!

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$70,208
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,207
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$205,285
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

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Diversity
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
282
Free or Reduced Lunch
32%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
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Teachers in First/Second Year
7.1%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
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Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
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National
$12,239
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