How to Apply

Re-enrollment is now open for returning families for the 2021-2022 school year. Please check your Parentsweb for your re-enrollment packet.

Applications for new families will be open on March 1st 2021. Please be sure when applying that you are using the application for the 2021-2022 school year, otherwise you will have to refill it out. Once you have filled out an application, you will be called to schedule your child for a placement evaluation and family interview. Thank you!

To begin our online application process, please click on the Online Application button below. The application process is described below and our online application management system will keep you informed of your progress throughout our application process.

  • STEP 1: Complete the Online Application.
  • STEP 2: The Admissions Office will contact you to schedule an Entrance Evaluation for your student.
  • STEP 3: Schedule a Family Interview with our Head of School. Our families are important to us at ACS!



Age Requirements for ACS Early Education Programs

To be enrolled in an ACS kindergarten program, a child shall be at least five years of age prior to September 1st, of the school year in which they are enrolling. New Mexico state statute requires students of the appropriate age to enter a kindergarten program in a public school, private school, home school, or a state institution. Children moving to Albuquerque who have been in a kindergarten program in other areas and who were five years of age after September 1st, of the enrolling year are not eligible for entry into the kindergarten program.

GradeAge Requirement
Pre K-3Must be 3 years old by 9/1 of current year (born on or before 09/01/18)
Pre K-4 (Prekindergarten)Must be 4 years old by 9/1 of current year (born on or before 09/01/17)
Kindergarten Must be 5 years old by 9/1 of current year (born on or before 09/01/16)


ACS Non-Discrimination Policy

Albuquerque Christian School admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, provided they meet the entrance requirements. It does not discriminate based on race, color, handicap, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, athletics, or any other school-administered programs. ACS does maintain the right to refuse admission to any student if it is believed that the student will not benefit from the program offered at ACS.

“Great school. Our son is achieving his academic potential and the school turns out highly competitive students. The environment is safe and accommodating. I am a college professor and my wife is a teacher by training, so we had high expectations, which the school exceeded.”
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