Turquoise Trail Charter School
Located in south Santa Fe, Turquoise Trail Charter School is the oldest charter school in New Mexico, having been operating for over 25 years.
The school serves a diverse community of students and families in a safe and supportive environment fostering communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity.
Excellent Schools New Mexico provided startup capital to launch Turquoise Trail Charter School’s middle school and the expansion of the school’s 6th grade class, responding to community demand for more quality middle school options in Santa Fe.
Turquoise Trail Charter School is a NMPED designated “Spotlight School”, ranking among the highest-performing schools academically in New Mexico.
"There are so many things that make TTCS! The teachers and staff are engaged with parents, and parents are very welcome in the school and in the classroom."
Turquoise Trail Charter School Parent
- School Leaders: Chris Eide, Harry Phillips and Sharyn Gray
- Opened: 2018
- Location: Santa Fe
- Grades Served: Grades 6-8
- Type of Investment: Enrollment and grade-level expansion
- Impact: 375 new, quality school seats for New Mexico students
New Mexico Public Education Department "Spotlight School"
Ranked among the Top 25% of all New Mexico public schools in Overall Academic Performance