School Investment

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.

"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

Turquoise Trail Charter School

  • School Leader: Stephanie Behning
  • 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

Help us ensure that all New Mexico children can access a world-class public school education

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