Corrales International School
Corrales International School (CIS) is a tuition-free public charter school serving K-12 students in Albuquerque.
The Lottery was held on Wednesday February 22, 2023. Please remember if you are emailed an offer for a spot you have 24 hours to accept. If we do not hear from you, we will offer the spot to the next student on the waitlist. All applications received after the lottery will be added to the bottom of the waitlist associated with that grade.
Now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 School Year Apply Now
We are accepting applications for 23-24 school year. When you apply, you will be sent an email after we have accepted with a waitlist number. 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.
For Employment Opportunities please go to About Us>Employment Opportunities
New Procedure for Reporting Your Student’s Absence
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
You may access the NM Sunshine Portal with financial information about our school by clicking on the following link: New Mexico Sunshine Portal.
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.
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 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.
HOS correspondence, school activities, policies, news, updates, events, and community happenings.
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 2022-2023
CIS Governance Council is the shared decision-making body in conjunction with the head of school.
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