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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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9th of October 2017 07:43 PM Link
Each year, more cities, states and universities opt to celebrate an alternative to Columbus Day: Indigenous Peoples' Day. It was last year that Santa Fe began honoring Native Americans on the federal holiday. Today on a beautiful fall day, our students joined the celebration.
“This day shall be used to reflect upon the ongoing struggles of Indigenous peoples on this land and must be met with serious demands to address the conditions of native life: the upholding of treaty rights for Native people on- and off- reservation.” County Manager Katherine Miller wrote in a memo to commissioners
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26th of September 2017 10:06 PM Link
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21st of September 2017 06:22 PM Link
For our field trip today we hiked Windsor trail, admiring the beginning of fall colors and sweater weather.
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14th of September 2017 11:18 AM Link
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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.