Altura Preparatory School

8650 Alameda Blvd Bldg 2b
Albuquerque, NM 87122
10/
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Top 10%
Serving 196 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Altura Preparatory School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in New Mexico for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 25%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 58%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Mexico state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Mexico state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 196 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Top 10% in NM
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Altura Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Mexico for:

School Overview

Altura Preparatory School's student population of 196 students has grown by 221% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 175% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
196 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Altura Preparatory School ranks within the top 10% of all 217 schools in New Mexico (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Altura Preparatory School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NM)
#19 out of 217 schools
(Top 10%)
40-59%
25%
≥80%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
3%
12%
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Asian
16%
1%
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Hispanic
37%
62%
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Black
3%
2%
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White
35%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.72
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
74%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Altura Preparatory School's ranking?
Altura Preparatory School is ranked #19 out of 217 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in New Mexico.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 25% NM state average), while ≥80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% NM state average).
How many students attend Altura Preparatory School?
196 students attend Altura Preparatory School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
37% of Altura Preparatory School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 16% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Altura Preparatory School?
Altura Preparatory School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the New Mexico state average of 14:1.
What grades does Altura Preparatory School offer ?
Altura Preparatory School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Altura Preparatory School part of?
Altura Preparatory School is part of Altura Preparatory School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 196 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 40-59% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NM Dept. of Education

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