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The Tutorial School is an educational community dedicated to the development of independent, responsible students, prepared with life skills that encourage and sustain a thoughtful, successful, and meaningful life.

We are an independent, alternative, democratic school for ages 6–19 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, offering an education based on freedom, trust, and self-governance.

Since 1982, The Tutorial School has filled a vital need in the community, helping children become happy, effective, functional adults.

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November 17, 2015 11:32 am
Update: school closed today. Happy snow day!
November 16, 2015 9:23 pm Link
2 hour late start tomorrow: we're now at 2 1/2 inches and counting!
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November 8, 2015 7:07 pm Link
The two main paradigms of education contrasted. Which one does The Tutorial School use?
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The Tutorial School is a nonprofit corporation that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, national or ethnic origin, sex, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational, admissions, scholarship and financial aid policies, in management, or in any their programs and policies administered by my school.