What is ATDA?
Our Mission & Vision
OUR MISSION STATEMENT: "ATDA engages students in a community-oriented environment that facilitates personal autonomy and academic growth through the use of Personalized Education Plans and research-based instructional methods in preparation for a dynamic and interconnected future."
OUR VISION STATEMENT: "We strive to become a premier charter school option for college and career readiness."
Our Community Partners
Harold Pope - New Mexico Senate, District 23 // firstname.lastname@example.org
Janelle Anyononu - New Mexico House of Representatives, District 19 // Janelle.Anyanonu@nmlegis.gov
Mark Strand - IBEW 611: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers // email@example.com
Josie Marrujo - President, LULAC Council 8057 // (505) 615-9438
Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce // (505) 842-9003
Larry & Ben Nelson - Nelson's Meats // (505) 836-3330
Jose Luis Hernandez - Rio Grande Fruits & Vegetables // (505) 452-0992
Laura Gonzalez - Laura's Flamin' Enchis-n-More // (505) 559-0199
Why We're Different
* Max student population of 200 and average class size of less than 20
* Monday through Thursday regular schedule with available Friday School
* Bussing available from the Westside (contact school for more info)
* Technological instruction driven by Google Classroom
* Personalized Education Plans for all students that are self-paced
* Cutting-edge technology including SMART Boards
* Safe school environment including cameras in every classroom
* Flag Football, Basketball, and Volleyball sports teams
* Social events such as Homecoming, Prom, and Coffee House
* Exciting electives, including Art and Philosophy
* Available tutoring and credit recovery courses
* Dual Credit partnerships with CNM and UNM
* Member of the Hispano Chamber of Commerce
* GearUp/AVID Program for College and Career Readiness
* AdvancED accreditation
2007: ATDSCS opens at its original site at the Double Eagle Airport.
2008: ATDSCS moves to its current site near Coors and I-40.
2009: ATDSCS implements many new programs, including sports and school dances.
2011: ATDSCS becomes a nationally accredited high school.
2012: ATDSCS's charter is renewed for an additional five years through APS. The school changes its name to ATDA.
2013: ATDA adds 50 new computers and 60 new tablets to the campus as the first steps of a major technical upgrade.
2014: ATDA enters its seventh year of successful operation.
2015: ATDA adds two new buildings to accommodate increasing enrollment and new programs.
2017: ATDA adds new signage, a guard building, and other facility improvements in preparation for an eleventh year of operation.
2018: ATDA's charter is officially renewed for another five years of operation.
2019: ATDA purchases 170 Chromebooks for students and upgrades all SMART Boards to cutting-edge models in preparation for increased online learning.
2021: ATDA returns to in-person learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with protocols in place. To provide maximum flexibility for students, online classes remain available.