Navajo Preparatory School
1220 West Apache Street, Farmington, NM 87401, USA
+1 505 326 6571
Coeducational Day & Boarding
|Head of School||Shawna Becenti|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Co-ed Age Range||13-18|
|Number of pupils||265|
|Day fees per annum||US$1,000 (Native American) - US$3,000 (Non-Native American)|
|Authorised IB Programmes||IBDP|
|Diploma Coordinator||Donna Fernandez|
Navajo Preparatory School’s mission reflects the integral values of the International Baccalaureate Programme:
"Yideeskaago Naat’aanii - Leaders Now and Into the Future"
Navajo Preparatory School is an IB World School authorized to offer the Diploma Programme. We uniquely serve Native American and non-Native American students, offering a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum. We develop the whole person, in a balanced educational experience of international-mindedness and Navajo Philosophy of learning.
Our school is located in the enchanting Four Corners area on 82 acres offering a small school learning environment. It steeps students in a deep appreciation of the Navajo language, culture and history.
We employ the Navajo philosophy of learning Nitsáhákees (East-White) – Thinking, Nahat’á (South-Blue) – Planning, Iiná (West-Yellow) – Action, Sihasin (North-Black) – Reflection to guide our educational curriculum and Navajo Prep mindset.
Students have opportunities to engage in STEM activities, writing and reading enjoyment, and leadership development. Armed with this impressive, balanced education, students graduate with the skills to succeed in college and an understanding of the world around them.
Students participate in numerous Gifted & Talented programs, Student Senate, clubs, and interscholastic sports such as football, volleyball, basketball, baseball, softball, golf, cross country and track. Students also have opportunities for community service.
Over 95% of our graduates are accepted into college. Our school is a Mac environment, students are provided with a Mac Airbook for school use. Campus has 5 modern and comfortable residential halls.