Educating the whole child for the whole world
Welcome to CCPS
“The Whole Child for the Whole World.” That’s a longtime slogan for our school, developed by the founders back in 2006 as they envisioned a short phrase to express the fuller mission and impact the school would seek to establish. Cottonwood Classical Preparatory School (CCPS) is a preeminent public charter school in Albuquerque, with a unique approach to teaching and learning for students in grades 6-12.
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Meet Our Staff
Meet the Staff of CCPS.
Learn about the CCPS Lottery Process and what it takes to become a CCPS student.
The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a global leader in international education—developing inquiring, knowledgeable, confident, and caring young people.
Learn About Our Programs
View the bell schedule, learn about CCPS Curriculum, see our school Departments and learn about the CCPS International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program.
Our Community page has school information for Students, Parents, and Teachers. You can also learn about our Summer Program and our Governing Council.
Learn about our programs from our ESports, Chess, Mock Trial, to our Speech and Debate programs.
We also have athletic programs ranging from Basketball, Soccer, Cross Country, Volleyball, Golf, Swimming, to Track & Field.
What Sets Cottonwood Apart
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