Top 10 Best New Mexico Charter Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 101 charter public schools serving 30,140 students in New Mexico.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in New Mexico are Sidney Gutierrez Middle School, Albuquerque Institute Of Math & Science and Anansi Charter School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
New Mexico charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the New Mexico public school average of 25%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 58% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Best Charter Public Schools in New Mexico (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sidney Gutierrez Middle School
Charter School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
69 E. Gail Harris
Roswell, NM 88201
(575) 347-9703
Grades: K-8
| 196 students
Rank: #22.
Albuquerque Institute Of Math & Science
Charter School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
933 Bradbury Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 559-4249
Grades: 6-12
| 354 students
Rank: #33.
Anansi Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
57 Nm 230
El Prado, NM 87529
(575) 758-5202
Grades: K-8
| 195 students
Rank: #44.
Cottonwood Classical Prep
Charter School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
7801 Jefferson St. Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 998-1021
Grades: 6-12
| 781 students
Rank: #55.
East Mountain High School
Charter School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
25 La Madera Road
Sandia Park, NM 87047
(505) 281-7400
Grades: 9-12
| 363 students
Rank: #66.
Explore Academy
Charter School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 63% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5100 Masthead St Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 305-5300
Grades: K-12
| 1,026 students
Rank: #77.
Taos Municipal Charter
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1303 Paseo Del Canon East
Taos, NM 87571
(575) 751-7222
Grades: K-8
| 218 students
Rank: #88.
The Ask Academy
Charter School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4550 Sundt Rd Ne
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 891-0757
Grades: 6-12
| 564 students
Rank: #99.
Altura Preparatory School
Charter School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8650 Alameda Blvd Bldg 2b
Albuquerque, NM 87122
(505) 539-5369
Grades: K-5
| 196 students
Rank: #1010.
Nm School For The Arts
Charter School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 Montezuma Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 310-4194
Grades: 9-12
| 314 students
Rank: #1111.
Montessori Of The Rio Grande
Charter School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1650 Gabaldon Dr. N.w.
Albuquerque, NM 87104
(505) 842-5993
Grades: K-5
| 216 students
Rank: #1212.
New Mexico International School
Charter School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8650 Alameda Blvd. Ne Bldg. 2b
Albuquerque, NM 87122
(505) 503-7670
Grades: K-8
| 402 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Estancia Valley Classical Academy
Charter School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
110 State Hwy 344
Edgewood, NM 87015
(505) 431-3822
Grades: K-12
| 601 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Southwest Secondary Learning Center
Charter School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
10301 Candelaria Rd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87112
(505) 296-7677
Grades: 9-12
| 145 students
Rank: #1515.
Horizon West
Charter School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 42% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3021 Todos Santos Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87120
(505) 998-0459
Grades: PK-5
| 409 students
Rank: #1616.
Turquoise Trail Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 45% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
13a San Marcos Loop
Santa Fe, NM 87508
(505) 986-4000
Grades: PK-8
| 725 students
Rank: #1717.
Academy For Technology & Classics
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
74 A Van Nu Po Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87508
(505) 473-4282
Grades: 7-12
| 397 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Sw Aeronautics Mathematics And Science Academy
Charter School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4100 Aerospace Pkwy Bw
Albuquerque, NM 87121
(505) 296-7677
Grades: 6-12
| 259 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Taos Academy
Charter School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
110 Paseo Del Canon W
Taos, NM 87571
(505) 751-3109
Grades: 5-12
| 267 students
Rank: #20 - 2320. - 23.
Alice King Community School
Charter School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 42% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8100 Mountain Rd. Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 344-0746
Grades: K-8
| 428 students
Rank: #20 - 2320. - 23.
Corrales International
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5500 Wilshire Ave. Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87113
(505) 344-9733
Grades: K-12
| 233 students
Rank: #20 - 2320. - 23.
Cottonwood Valley Charter
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 Neel St
Socorro, NM 87801
(575) 838-2026
Grades: K-8
| 170 students
Rank: #20 - 2320. - 23.
J Paul Taylor Academy
Charter School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
402 W. Court Ave Bldg 2
Las Cruces, NM 88005
(575) 652-4006
Grades: K-8
| 200 students
Rank: #2424.
Cien Aguas International
Charter School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 45% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2000 Randolph Rd. Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 255-0001
Grades: K-8
| 414 students
Rank: #2525.
Aldo Leopold Charter
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1422 Hwy 180 East
Silver City, NM 88061
(575) 538-2547
Grades: 6-12
| 169 students
Rank: #26 - 3126. - 31.
Alma D'arte Charter
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
402 W Court Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88005
(575) 541-0145
Grades: 9-12
| 118 students
Rank: #26 - 3126. - 31.
Hozho Academy
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
104 E Aztec Avenue
Gallup, NM 87305
(505) 722-4463
Grades: K-8
| 497 students
Rank: #26 - 3126. - 31.
International School At Mesa Del Sol
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2660 Eastman Crossing Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 508-3295
Grades: PK-12
| 317 students
Rank: #26 - 3126. - 31.
Media Arts Collaborative Charter
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4401 Central Ave Ne Bldg 2
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 243-1957
Grades: 6-12
| 183 students
Rank: #26 - 3126. - 31.
Moreno Valley High School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
56 Camino Grande
Angel Fire, NM 87710
(575) 377-3100
Grades: 9-12
| 64 students
Rank: #26 - 3126. - 31.
Siembra Leadership High School
Charter School
(Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
524 Central Ave Sw
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 205-0329
Grades: 9-12
| 236 students
Rank: #3232.
The Masters Program
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 65-69% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Sfcc Ll325 6401 Richards Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87508
(505) 428-7320
Grades: 9-12
| 257 students
Rank: #3333.
La Tierra Montessori School Of The Arts And Sciences
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
659 Roadrunner Rd
Espanola, NM 87532
(505) 852-0200
Grades: K-8
| 83 students
Rank: #3434.
Montessori Elementary School
Charter School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 37% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1730 Montano Rd Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 796-0149
Grades: PK-8
| 441 students
Rank: #3535.
Mission Achievement And Success 1.0
Charter School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 35% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1718 Yale Blvd Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 242-3118
Grades: PK-12
| 1,162 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked charter public schools in New Mexico?
The top ranked charter public schools in New Mexico include Sidney Gutierrez Middle School, Albuquerque Institute Of Math & Science and Anansi Charter School.
How many charter public schools are located in New Mexico?
101 charter public schools are located in New Mexico.
What is the racial composition of students in New Mexico?
New Mexico charter public schools minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New Mexico public schools average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

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