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Las Cruces Charter High School - Alma d' Arte Charter High School
Alma d’Arte Charter High School at the Court Youth Center, opened in 2004, is the pioneering arts-based secondary school serving a diversity of learners through a rigorous academic and integrated arts program. Alma d’ Arte is a Las Cruces Charter High School, and fosters a dynamic educational program which integrates the visual, performing, literary and culinary arts into student’s high school experience. Students learn to understand and enthusiastically explore the connections between disciplines and diverse ways of thinking. This integrated approach ensures that students develop into creative thinkers equipped to better succeed in a complex society where personal, professional and artistic boundaries are increasingly fluid and careers multifaceted.

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Enrollment and Registration at Alma d’arte

As a public high school, Alma d’arte is open to all Students. There is no application or audition process, and no tuition or cost to attend. To enroll, students and parents simply complete a packet of contact information, and then choose their classes together with the Principal. A transfer request form is not necessary. We accept students at any time, whether as a high school transfer or entering freshman. The enrollment packet is available at the Registration link on our new Alma d’arte website, or at the school. Office staff are available daily, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM, and by appointment other than these times. Please contact Principal Mark Hartshorne at 575-541-045 or mhartshorne@almadarte.org for more information.


Showcasing the Best in Student Creativity


Las Cruces Charter High School
Las Cruces Charter High School
Las Cruces Charter High School

Tomorrow’s Leaders Enriched by Quality Education


Alma d’Arte Charter High School is proud to bring passionate and committed teachers to work with our students. We seek out to discover the potential of each student and let them harness their skills in the framework of group learning and individual discovery.

Our small class sizes lets us tailor our lessons more directly around the needs of our students and lets us have more time to explore topics that expand from the books to real-world application. Critical thinking about what they learn, and how they themselves learn, is a crucial part of the interplay between our students and their ultimate success.

Las Cruces Charter High School