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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.

We understand where your family is coming from.


We know what you’ve been through.


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Sudbury Valley School was a great inspiration to The Tutorial School. The main differences are that we use Consensus Process to make decisions at our meeting and our Grievance Committee (instead of Judicial Committee) uses Restorative Justice.
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The Tutorial School makes a presence in Washington DC to lobby our congressional representatives for criminal justice reform.
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Congratulations to our friends at the Summerhill School!

Non-Discrimination Policy

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.