2)What are the purposes of charter schools?
The purposes of charter schools are to:
· Improve student learning.
· Increase the choice of learning opportunities within the
public school system.
· Create professional opportunities that will attract new
teachers to the public school system.
· Establish a new form of accountability for public schools.
· Encourage different and innovative learning methods.
3)Is there any tuition?
No, there is no tuition.
4)Is your school (ASE-
of Excellence) accredited?
Yes, like all the other public schools ASE is a New Mexico Public
Education Department accredited school.
5)How is the school funded?
Like independent school districts, charter schools receive state funds.
Charter schools may also receive funds from private sources
6)Are you an Albuquerque
No, we are an independent charter school.
7)Who can attend your school? Any particular school district zone?
Charter schools are public schools of choice. Any student, regardless of the
school that they are zoned to, may attend Albuquerque School of Excellence.
8)Is there a test or exam to be qualified? What are the criteria to
get into your school?
There is no testing required to attend Albuquerque School of Excellence.
Timely application, a lottery, and availability of space are the determining
factors for enrollment.
9)Do you provide transportation?
Albuquerque School of Excellence is not able to provide transportation at
this time. That's because the school is not zoned like traditional public
schools, which makes a large number of transportation zones. The number of
students from the same transportation zone is not yet sufficient to make the
transportation available to our parents at a reasonable cost.
10)What are the hours for the school in 2018-2019?
For grades 7 thru 12, from 7:55AM till 3:08PM between Monday and Thursday and
from 7:55AM till 1:10PM on Friday.
For grades 1 thru 6, from 7:55AM till 2:21PM between Monday and Thursday
and from 7:55AM till 12:58PM on Friday.
The school will be open at 7:25 AM.
11)Is there an after-school program?
There is an after-school program from 2:30PM to 3:50PM. The latest time to
pick up a child is 4:00pm. Then, we also provide an after school care until
5:30PM. Both services require an admission fee. The after-school program
· Study and tutoring time,
· Club time,
Some of the clubs can be listed as board games, sports, computer time, art
and crafts, choir, karate and robotics.
For complete list of clubs please contact us.