Las Cruces Academy

Our Head of School, Dr. Lou Ellen Kay, is honored as one of the Outstanding Women of the Mesilla Valley.

Giving Tuesday, 2019 … and beyond. Our students welcome you to our Giving Tuesday page, which you can reach here. Our goal: assure that our non-profit private school keeps serving children from early kindergarten through 8th grade. Please take the opportunity to work with us, with funds and volunteer work.

Combo: learning about some cold-blooded animal friends, and a welcome to an open house.


WANTED: free play, art, music, recess, and

freedom from standardized testing!

The New York Times recently published an opinion piece that laments the lack of “free play and childhood independence” critical for emotional developing mentally well children. 

“And so for many children, when the school day is over, it hardly matters; the hours outside school are more like school than ever. Children spend afternoons, weekends and summers in aftercare and camps while their parents work. The areas where children once congregated for unstructured, unsupervised play are now often off limits.”

Las Cruces Academy is a relief in the desert of emotional-social development; with offerings ranging from self-organized free play to art and music classes where creativity can flow freely. Keep reading.

Recent Happenings and Notes

Ancient lives – our field trip to the Three Rivers Petroglyphs

So many activities from mid-October to early November!

Open House | drop by & see what we’re all about (8-10 AM, 5:30-6:30 PM) | 12 November

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Keep in Mind

We accept mid-year enrollment! If you have a child you wish to enroll, please submit an application.

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