Admissions

The Southwest Aeronautics, Mathematics, and Science Academy students (grades 7-12) are admitted on a lottery system. Students wishing to be included in the lottery must complete a Letter of Intent.

The enrollment policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, or need for special education services. Southwest Aeronautics, Mathematics, and Science Academy set forth the following enrollment policies. These policies are necessary as enrollment interest may exceed the enrollment capacity of the school. If it is the intent of the parents to enroll their student in the Southwest Aeronautics, Mathematics, and Science Academy, the parent must submit an electronic or written Letter of Intent for each student to ensure their child will be included in the lottery.

As per New Mexico State statute the lottery will be governed by the following rules:

  1. If a student is chosen in the school's lotteries and there is a sibling who is eligible to attend, the sibling will be given preference for the following school year.
  2. The lottery will be conducted by April 30th of each year.

It is understood that students selected to enroll in Southwest Aeronautics, Mathematics, and Science Academy will be able to re-enroll for the following school year in the same school provided, the family has completed and returned by the deadline a "Letter of Intent to Return" and, the student is in good standing at the school.