Corrales International School (CIS) is a tuition-free public charter school serving K-12 students in Albuquerque.


Corrales International School

2022-2023 School Year Application is currently available. For Application in English, click on the Apply Now button above. In Spanish, click here

Lottery will be held on Wednesday February 23, 2022. Emails with waitlist numbers will be emailed by February 24, 2022. Offers will be made through email as spots become available. Please make sure you enter a valid email address on the application. You will have 24 hours to accept or decline the spot when offered.


New Procedure for Reporting Your Student’s Absence

Please email
We ask that you email as soon as you are aware that your student will be absent. Emails need to be received no later than 2 pm on the day of the absence for it to be recorded so you do not receive notifications from the automated system.

Q1 Perfect Attendance

Fio Accilien                                       Xander Bencomo
Jonathan Bernal Martinez                   Emily Bolanos
Leah Bolanos                                    Paul Copley
Hunter Cupp                                      Cooper Donati
Michael Facemire                              Niran Gonzales
Suriyah Gonzales                               Iyla Gordon
Lexi Hendee                                      Ethan Lopez
Alexander Mathena                           Ananda McCall
Wyatt McCargar                                Lukias Myers-Heldt
Tessa Ortega                                     LaShawntie Payne
Alexander Pearce                               Aubrey Rice
Aarushi Shethia                                 Chase Sprunk
Zoe Sprunk                                       Nicolas Tann
Riley Tann                                        Ximena Trejo
Elijah Walker                                    Everett Waugh
Riley White

To order lunches go to More>Parent Resources

Virtual Tour

Click in black box below

2021-2022 School Year Calendar

August 2, 2021 First Day of School
September 6, 2021 Labor Day (No School)
October 7 & 8, 2021 Fall Recess (No School)
November 18 & 19, 2021 Student Led Conferences (No School)
November 22-26, 2021 Thanksgiving Break (No School)
December 20-31, 2021 Winter Break (No School)
January 3, 2022 First Day of Second Semester
January 17, 2022 Martin Luther King Day (No School)
January 27, 2022 Exhibition Information Night [Click on this event]
February 21, 2022 President’s Day (No School)
March 21-25, 2022 Spring Break (No School)
April 15-18, 2022 Vernal Holiday (No School)
May 25, 2022 Graduation
May 26, 2022 Last Day of School

You may access the NM Sunshine Portal with financial information about our school by clicking on the following link: New Mexico Sunshine Portal.

Our Programs


Primary Years Program

Program (PYP) for children aged 3 – 12 nurtures and develops young students as caring, active participants in a lifelong journey of learning. The PYP offers an inquiry-based, transdisciplinary curriculum framework that builds conceptual understanding.


Middle Years Program

The IB Middle Years Program (MYP) is designed for students aged 11 to 16. It provides a framework of learning that encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers. The MYP emphasizes intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects and the real world. 


Bilingual Academics

CIS teaches biliteracy using a dual language immersion program (K-6) teaching Spanish and English. Teachers are trained and licensed to teach more than the typical educational program. Through using best practice in language teaching, teachers use strategies and methods to help students acquire the language, whichever they are learning.


Project Lead the Way

PLTW provides teachers with the training, resources, and support to engage students in real-world, hands-on learning opportunities. The Biomedical Science students at CIS explore and find solutions to some of today’s most pressing medical challenges.


Dual Enrollment

Dual Enrollment allows high school students (11th & 12th grade) to take college classes while they are still enrolled in high school. Student credits earned apply both to their high school diploma requirements and college graduation requisites.



CIS is part of the Albuquerque Public School system and is subject to all APS policies and directives. Any student, regardless of where they reside may attend CIS. With limited enrollment, CIS holds a lottery to determine student placement.

CIS Resources

Parent Resources

HOS correspondence, school activities, policies, news, updates, events, and community happenings.

Find Your Teacher
Find Your Teacher

Access your teacher’s page, highlighting student work and their classroom community!

CIS School Calendar

View upcoming holidays, activities, grading periods, and events for 2020-2021

Governance Council
Governance Council

CIS Governance Council is the shared decision-making body in conjunction with the head of school.

Education. Empathy. Empowerment.

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