The Albuquerque Collegiate Difference:
Albuquerque Collegiate is built upon the best practices of high-performing, charter schools nationwide. These charter schools have a proven track record of academic success and have demonstrated that all students can succeed and graduate from competitive and demanding colleges.
There are 4 critical components of our school that will be innovative and unique:
Extended school day
- 8:00am-3:45pm schedule (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Friday) and 8:00am-1:30pm schedule (Wednesday), which is an additional 418 minutes of instruction weekly, and equates to students earning the equivalent of 40+ additional instructional days over the course of the school year.
Low student-to-teacher ratio
- 15:1 student-to-teacher ratio, with two teachers in all kindergarten through 2nd grade classrooms
Prioritized and expanded focus on literacy and math
- Albuquerque Collegiate will provide about 15% more time for mathematics instruction, and 2.3 times more literacy instruction each week
A comprehensive coaching and professional development program for staff
- 3 week intensive summer training, 1.5 hours of professional development each week, 8 data days during the school year, and weekly teacher observations and coaching sessions.