Founded in 1896, Menaul School is an International Independent School located in the Southwestern United States. The school has a unique International Boarding Program with students from all over the world. Menaul School has a rigorous college preparatory curriculum. We offer an ESL program, dual credit and independent study classes. Our classes are small and personalised.
complete an online application followed by Skype interview to assess student’s English level and/or TOELF or IELTS scores
English as second language
We do offer ESL classes
We have boarding facilities for boys and for girls.
We are a College preparatory school with an interdisciplinary curriculum that also includes a variety of electives. We follow the STEM program, IPad program and we are strong in the Arts (including music curriculum)
We offer coaching and training in Football, Basketball, Track and Field, Cross country, volleyball, and soccer for boys and girls. Students have many opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities, clubs, and organisations. Clubs change from year to year, depending on student interest. Students may develop new clubs with the support of an advisor. Examples of different clubs are Robotics, Fencing, Politics, Service to the community etc. We also have a Student Council to represent the students to the administration and to plan fun social activities for students. They also plan movie nights, game nights, dances, pep rallies, and various outings. Serving in Student Council gives students an opportunity to learn organisational and leadership skills and to work with students from other grades.
We have a 24-hour counsellor support for all students, and Dorm parents, who are readily accessible to students, as are other members of the Residential Life Staff, including the Residential Life Coordinator. Dorm Parents play an integral role in Menaul’s boarding students’ lives. They supervise students’ academic progress, ensure that they focus on their studies, and help them to obtain any needed extra help. Also, Dorm Parents lead off-campus activities on weekends and serve as adult mentors – offering a listening ear to students when they need to talk or be counselled on personal matters.
Features of the local area
New Mexico is located in the Southwestern of United States and is the fifth-largest state in the country. The state is popular for having all four seasons and sunshine an average 310 days out of the year. New Mexico has more than 5,000 valleys and 4,800 lakes. The mountain Sandia Peak elevation is 10,678 feet (3,255 m) above the sea level.
Science and technology are the two greatest fields in Albuquerque: Sandia National Laboratories is the country’s largest national lab; also Los Alamos Lab, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, and Technology Ventures Corporation are examples of Albuquerque’s great tech industries.Along with the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico Tech is a nationally recognised university in Socorro that focuses on science and engineering research. There is always an abundance of fun and exciting opportunities for students to experience on the weekends. Whether it’s a shopping excursion to Talin Market World Food Fare or a trip to some of New Mexico’s finest Art’s and Craft’s Festivals, there is always something to do. For those who love the outdoors, the residence life program offers many unique experiences associated with New Mexico. Students will experience the Sandia Mountains, Santa Fe National Forest, Petroglyph National Monuments, Carlsbad Caverns, and White Sands National Park, and there are plenty of opportunities for hiking, biking, and rock climbing.