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Course Catalog

2024-2025

Calendar

K-5  6-7

Bell Schedule

School Store

Bus Routes

Grades Served: K-7

  (K-12 for 2029-30)

School Size: 450 students

Address

6090 Zenith Court NE

Rio Rancho, NM 87144

Phone

505-388-2783

Absence Reporting Email

IT Support Ticket

Student Transcript Request

Food Service Info Request
 

The Explore Academy Educational Model

Innovative and creative as never before seen in education, the Explore Academy Educational Model reinvents the entire learning process. For more information about the Explore Academy experience, visit the home page.

History of Explore Academy - Rio Rancho

The first Explore Academy opened its doors in August 2014 in Albuquerque, NM.  Since that time, it has helped other areas use its proven model to provide an enriched, choice-based education for students in different parts of the state and the country. 

Timeline

In August of 2022 the New Mexico Public Education Commission approved the opening of
Explore Academy - Rio Rancho for the fall of 2023.  

School Administration
Jaclyn Bogue, Head Administrator

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CURRENT STUDENTS

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PowerSchool Student/Parent Login
 

Student/Parent Handbook
 

SCHEDULING INFO HERE

(Note: flavor picking forms only work when signed into the student's EA account)

SCHOOL NEWS

Principal Office Hours

Wednesdays, 10-11am . Make an Appt

Food Service

Public Release for NSLP

Free and Reduced Priced Meals App

Student Health Information

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Charter Contract

Charter Contracts in New Mexico must be renewed every 5 years.  Explore Academy - Rio Rancho's first contract is 2022-2028, which includes the Implementation Year prior to opening.  Read details in the Charter Contract folder.

EXPLORE WITH US

ENROLLMENT APPLICATION 

2024-25 School Year

APPLICATION INFORMATION

The application for 2023-24 is closed

 

INFORMATION SESSIONS

Schedule

LOTTERY INFORMATION
Lottery Results - 3/18/2024

Current Wait List Positions

 

Schedule a School Tour

Schedule Enrollment Help Here
 

See lottery/enrollment process here

INTERESTED TEACHERS & STAFF!

If you are interested in positions with Explore Academy, please visit the Careers page for more details or to submit an online application.

MORE INFO

GOVERNING COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETINGS

are held on the third Thursday 

of each month at 5:15 pm
in-person and/or via Zoom (link on agenda)

Board Member List and email
 

Current Agenda and Public Notice

Agenda and Minutes Archive

Open Meetings Act (OMA) Resolution

NM Open Meetings Act Compliance Guide

New Mexico Sunshine Portal

 

Public Records Requests (IPRA)

To request any public records pertaining to

Explore Academy - Rio Rancho please email us, using "Public Records Request" as the subject.  A written request must contain the name, address and telephone number of the person making the request and must describe the records sought in sufficient detail to enable the records custodian to identify and locate the requested records.

OTHER NEWS

INTRO VIDEO SERIES

Several introductory videos are available here for families to learn more about the school's procedures, including enrollment process, mid/high schedules, college prep, dress code, technology, and discipline.  All are brief (under 10 minutes).  Keep checking back for more videos!

To learn how to view grades and attendance in PowerSchool, please click and watch this four-minute video.

Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

​none at this time

Title IX

Explore Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Inquiries or reports related to discrimination should be directed to:

Title IX Coordinator:  Jackie Bogue (via email)
Phone: 505-388-2783

 

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