Albuquerque Institute for Mathematics and Science (AIMS@UNM)
2017-2018 Lottery Process
Grades 6th - 12th
ADMISSIONS: AIMS@UNM is a New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) Charter School, and conforms to NMPED regulations with respect to admissions procedures for charter schools. There is no tuition charge to attend.
When number of applicants exceeds available space, admission to AIMS@UNM will be granted through a LOTTERY PROCESS. All available spaces are included in the lottery. Current Lottery periods are listed below. Phase I is for 6th grade applicants only. Phase II will be for all grades available. Phase III and IV are tentative dates, will be inclusive of additional grades should space become available, and will be conducted only if space is available.
Applications for Phase I accepted November 1, 2016 – November 21, 2016, 3:00 pm.
Lottery conducted 10:00 am November 22, 2016.
Applications for Phase II accepted December 1, 2016 –December 16, 2016 10:00 am.
Lottery conducted 10:00 am January 12, 2017.
Applications Phase III accepted February 1, 2017 - March 3, 2017, 12:00 pm.
Lottery conducted 12:00 pm March 9, 2017.
Application Phase IV accepted March 13, 2017 - May 1, 2017, 12:00 pm.
Lottery conducted 12:00 pm May 4, 2017.
* Additional enrollment periods and lottery schedules posted if needed
WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW: The only requirement for admission to AIMS@UNM is a desire and passion for mathematics and science and a commitment to develop those skills.
IS THIS PROGRAM RIGHT FOR YOUR CHILD? AIMS@UNM is a rigorous academic program designed to prepare your student for participation in a global economy and includes a dual enrollment criteria with the University of New Mexico or CNM. Middle school curriculum is designed to prepare students for advanced coursework in high school. Students enrolled at AIMS take Algebra I in 8th grade, Geometry in the 9th, Algebra II/Trig in grade 10, Calculus in grade 11, and dual enrollment advanced math during their senior year. English and History are Advanced Placement (AP). Additionally, students must take two years of "critical languages" identified as Japanese or Chinese.
* Please note: AIMS@UNM does not provide transportation . Students may purchase their lunch through a participating vendor or bring lunch from home (refrigerator and microwave provided)
Applications should be hand delivered or mailed to:
Albuquerque Institute for Mathematics and Science @UNM
933 Bradbury Dr. SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106