1. Requesting Information or a Tour
Start by requesting information or scheduling a tour below. During your visit, you’ll have a full tour of our campus with our admissions director and an opportunity to ask any questions you may have.
Or, Call (505) 518-9760
2. Next Steps
If you’re interested in applying at Sunset Mesa after the tour, a classroom visit will be scheduled for any children applying at our Elementary School. Preschool children have a short meeting on the day of the tour with our Preschool director. Once we’re ready to move forward, you will submit an online application with a one time non-refundable $100 fee. Our online application process is simple and guides you through to the end.
What is a classroom visit?
The classroom visit is scheduled for your student after a campus tour of Sunset Mesa. The classroom visit is an opportunity for students to meet their teacher and get a feel for a day at Sunset Mesa Elementary School.
Do I need to provide any documentation for my child?
Our online application will guide you through everything you’ll need to complete the application such as permission for school records and teacher recommendation.
What are the requirements for Elementary applicants?
Kindergarten applicants must be 5 years old by September 1st.
What are the requirements for Preschool applicants?
Preschool is open to children 2 ½ years old and are potty trained.
Pre-K applicants must be 4 years old by September 1st.
Grades K-5th Tuition
Preschool & Pre-K Tuition
The oldest child in a family pays full tuition. Additional children deduct the following amounts from their total annual tuition.
Discount for Full Payment
If the full tuition is paid through FACTS by June 14, 2023, then a discount of 2% of the total annual tuition will be applied. If the full tuition is paid through FACTS by July 14, 2023, then the discount will be 1%. Discounts for full payment will not be available for payments made after July 14, 2023.
Registration Fee & Deposit
Daycare charges are $8.00 per hour (includes gross receipts tax).
School Year 2023-2024
Tuition includes materials, activities fee, and gross receipts tax. For returning students, tuition deposits are due no later than March 17, 2023 or within two weeks after the enrollment packet is submitted, whichever date is later. For new students, the tuition deposit is due within two weeks after the enrollment packet is submitted. For all students, the balance of tuition will be paid through FACTS Tuition Management in one of three ways:
- Full payment of the balance of tuition by June 14, 2023 (with a 2% discount) or by July 14 (with a 1% discount). FACTS will charge a $25 enrollment fee for this option which includes incidental billing.
- Two equal payments in August and January. FACTS charges a $25 enrollment fee for this option which includes incidental billing.
- Ten payments (July through February, April and May). March will be reserved for families to pay deposits for the 2024-2025 school year. FACTS charges a $55 enrollment fee for this option which includes incidental billing. If a student enrolls after July, the payment months and amounts will be adjusted accordingly.
Payments will be debited by FACTS directly from your bank account or charged to your designated credit card. The credit card option will include a convenience fee of approximately 2.95%.
Enrollment for new students begins on February 15. Schedule your tour and student visit prior to this date so your application will be complete and ready for enrollment on February 15. Inquiries, tours, applications and student visits will continue after February 15 based on preschool program and schedule availability. Limited openings may be available for the current school year. Please call for the most current enrollment availability for this school year.
Admission after February 15
Applications submitted for the upcoming school year will be accepted based on available space in the grade level of interest. Please contact the Admission Office to inquire about K-5 availability prior to submitting an application.
Midyear and Summer Admission
Applications submitted for the current school yearwill be accepted based on available space in the grade level of interest. Please contact the Admission Office to inquire about K-5 availability prior to submitting an application.
Midyear Admission for the Current School Year
Once your child has visited and we have received the application, school records, and teacher recommendation, the file is ready for review. Completed files are reviewed and families are notified of our admission decision. Procedures to complete the enrollment process will be provided once an admission decision is made.
Experience the Classroom
Sunset Mesa School
Director of Admission