Explore Academy RIO
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 been taken its proven model to new markets to provide an enriched, choice-based education for students in different parts of the country.
In August of 2022 the New Mexico Public Education Commission approved the opening of Explore Academy - Rio Rancho for the fall of 2023.
Explore Academy - Rio Rancho was unanimously approved by the PEC!
Thank you to all who
supported the Charter School Application. The Community Input Hearing on July 19th was standing room only with overflow seating in another room. All who spoke were in favor and shared heartfelt stories of the need for this charter school option.
The Explore Academy - Rio Rancho school board officially closed on the purchase of the school's new home at 6090 Zenith Ct.
EXPLORE WITH US
*NEW* 2023-24 School Year (Gr K-2, 6)
MEET AND GREET
Our monthly meet-and-greet events for new families will begin in early February, 2023.
Specific dates will be posted here.
The lottery will take place in March, 2023.
The specific lottery date will be posted here.
It's never too early to look for a new opportunity in education! If you are interested in positions with Explore Academy, please see the Careers page.
will be held the second Thursday
of each month via Zoom (link on agenda)
PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS
To request any public records pertaining to
Explore Academy, please email us,
using "Public Records Request" as the subject.
List the specific information requested
in the body of the email.