Fast Facts

Fast Facts about Menaul School


The SchoolAn independent co-educational sixth through twelfth grade college-preparatory school that has been dedicated to the holistic education of children from New Mexico and all over the globe for over 100 years.

Mission:  In Mind, Body, and Spirit, our mission is to prepare students to succeed.  Menaul School develops excellence, confidence, and integrity and provides the foundation for life-long learning and ethical leadership.

Non-Discriminatory Policy:  Menaul School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or sexual orientation and makes reasonable accommodations for students, faculty and staff with disabilities.

Location:  Located on a spacious 30-acre campus in the heart of Albuquerque, Menaul School is easily accessible from Albuquerque International Airport, as well as the cities of Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Socorro, Los Lunas, and Grant.

History:  In 1896, Rev. James A. Menaul, a Presbyterian minister, sought and received Presbyterian mission funding for a boarding school that would serve Spanish-speaking boys in New Mexico, primarily from the northern portion of the state.  In 1882, the site that is now the Menaul School campus was purchased through the efforts of local Presbyterians.  Menaul School is proud of its tradition of educating students in New Mexico.  Today, Menaul accepts students from all cultural, religious, and socio-economic backgrounds.  Fifty percent of our students receive financial assistance, and more than 60% are self-identified as individuals of racial or ethnic minorities.

Uniforms:  Students at Menaul School wear school uniforms that may be purchased from authorized uniform vendors.  Uniform polo shirts are available for purchase from the school's vendor, Graphic Connection.  Uniform pants, shorts, and skirts may be purchased at the retail store of your choice in accordance with the guidelines set forth in the Student-Parent Handbook

Costs:  Menaul School uses a Flex Tuition Plan for Domestic Day students.  Tuition is determined at approximately 15% of a family’s adjusted gross income, up $15,300 for the 2014-2015 school year.  For International Day students, the cost of attendance is $18,800 per year.  For boarding students, the cost of attendance is $30,400 for Domestic Boarding students and $34,400 for International Boarding students.  Please visit the Cost of Attendance page for more details.

Financial Aid:  Financial aid is granted on the basis of demonstrated family need and the school's availability of funds.

Faculty:Student Ratio:  1:9

Student Enrollment: 172 students for the 2013-2014 school year (134 domestic and 38 international)

Faculty:  65% of full-time faculty members hold advanced degrees.

2013 Graduate Statistics:  97% of graduates were college-bound.  A sampling of where our 2013 graduates are attending college:  University of Pittsburgh, University of St. Andrews (Scotland), University of Arizona, Seattle University, Purdue University, Indiana University, Haskell Indian Nations University, Rutgers University, Academy of Art University, the Citadel, and University of Illinois.