The Santa Fe Girls’ School recruits a diverse student population – academically, economically, and culturally. Most girls come from the public school system and return to public schools as academic and social leaders. Tuition assistance is offered to families who are unable to pay full tuition costs.
Processing through SSS/ NAIS takes our school out of a subjective role, and creates confidentiality regarding each individual family’s financial status. The information sent to the school from SSS indicates the amount of tuition a family can contribute. Tuition assistance funds are limited and the amount available varies from year to year. Please contact us for a tuition assistance application packet.
Educate New Mexico is an additional option for tuition assistance. Located in Albuquerque, this non-profit organization awards funds on a lottery basis. Families need to qualify to apply for funds from this organization.
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The School, though small, does an amazing job. I have been teaching there 15 years and seen class after class of girls change into their own womanhood and power. It is the most thoughtful staff and curriculum I have ever encountered.
Joan Logghe, Poet-in-Residence/ President, NM Literary Arts
The school’s standard for excellence is what prepared me most for high school. The most important thing the staff does is teach their students a work ethic. Among other things, they stress that the only one who can learn for you is you. Your teachers respect and help you and expect you to behave respectfully and help keep the classroom a place to learn.
Alexandra Gentsh, Graduate, student at St. John's College
Santa Fe Girls’ School over-prepared me for any school, if there is such a thing. Even more important, they gave me the confidence to excel!
Moriah Major, Graduate, student at University of San Francisco
It is a girl-only school for 6, 7 and 8 graders that focuses on rigorous learning and as importantly, self-esteem and giving girls the inner tools they need to negotiate life without sacrificing who they are. I was so inspired by the dedication and focus of the teachers, but more importantly, the passion and expression of the girls left me awestruck. We need more strong women in our world!
Katrina Godshalk, Community Member
During my time at the Santa Fe Girls’ School I began to discover my passion while gaining the tools I needed to be successful. My experience with the unique, hands-on environmental program inspired me to pursue a degree in Watershed Science. Even more importantly, the school provided an incredible base for developing my confidence both inside and out of the academic world.
Melissa Miller, student at Colorado State University, Watershed Science with a minor in Spacial Information Management