About

Our School and Safety Plan

Our School: Digital Arts & Technology Academy (DATA) is a fully accredited, four year, tuition-free academy. Students are able to learn about digital arts and technology from faculty with a high level of expertise; and our small student population and student-to-teacher classroom sizes mean our students get individualized attention and assistance from each teacher, all day long. We produce graduates that are academically well-rounded, goal-oriented and possess the essential life skills needed to achieve their college and career goals.

At DATA, students earn a full high school diploma while also having the opportunity to earn college credits in several courses. We take full advantage of our access to cutting-edge technology and close ties with CNM’s technical programs to give our students uniquely rewarding educational opportunities. We also have small classroom sizes, which means students have the benefits of a private school experience without the cost.

Our Safety: For the letter from our Executive Director, Ms. Myhre, regarding DATA’s safety measures, click here.

90%

Percentage of Seniors
Enrolled in College

309

Current
Enrollment

“A” Grade

+ Dual Credit
Through CNM

20:1

Student/Teacher
Ratio

Our Students

DATA High School is a community of creative student scholars, passionately dedicated to achieving at high levels both technically and academically. DATA students come from a wide range of backgrounds from all over the globe. As students at one of the largest charter high schools in New Mexico, they are constantly challenged to succeed, not only in the classic educational areas of Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies, but also in such ranging fields as Film, Graphic Arts, PC Repair, CAD, and Drama. These scholars have been honored at statewide competitions for both academic achievements and technical prowess.

The DATA Special Education program is uniquely designed to assist high school students with special needs achieve a higher level of personal success and self-sufficiency than is normally available in other schools, due to our low student-to-teacher ratio.

Student Life

Faculty and Staff

Our teachers come from a wide range of educational, cultural, and professional backgrounds. Our school’s high-set academic bar and exciting elective programs have attracted professionals with decades of professional experience in fields ranging from film to information technology to animation. Our goal is to be the best at what we do, and we do our best together. We’re here because we love to teach.

  • Mr. Schum
    Mr. Schum Science Instructor
  • Mr. Burke
    Mr. Burke English Instructor
  • Ms. Cote
    Ms. Cote Mathematics Instructor
  • Mrs. Valdez
    Mrs. Valdez Front Desk Receptionist
  • Mr. Worthington
    Mr. Worthington Resource Officer / Security Officer
  • Mrs. Kahn
    Mrs. Kahn Social Worker
  • Ms. Brennan
    Ms. Brennan Middle School Language Arts / History Teacher
  • Mr. Penny
    Mr. Penny Mathematics Instructor
  • Ms. Porras
    Ms. Porras Dean of Students
  • Ms. Bibiano
    Ms. Bibiano Science Teacher
  • Mrs. Wilson
    Mrs. Wilson Middle School Math / Science Teacher
  • Ms. Palomino
    Ms. Palomino Architecture and CAD
  • Mr. Forman
    Mr. Forman Yoga and WebApps Instructor
  • Ms. Guilbert
    Ms. Guilbert School Counselor
  • Ms. Buser
    Ms. Buser STARS Coordinator / Registrar
  • Ms. Grilo
    Ms. Grilo Drama Instructor
  • Mr. Clevenger
    Mr. Clevenger P.E. Instructor / Athletic Director
  • Ms. Styma
    Ms. Styma Special Education Instructor
  • Mrs. Seaton
    Mrs. Seaton Art Instructor
  • Mr. Rudolph
    Mr. Rudolph Film Production Instructor
  • Ms. Groneman
    Ms. Groneman Government/Economics, Health/NM History Instructor
  • Mr. Zoncki
    Mr. Zoncki Science Instructor
  • Ms. Piechota
    Ms. Piechota English Instructor
  • Ms. Quintana
    Ms. Quintana Assistant Business Manager
  • Ms. Quisenberry
    Ms. Quisenberry Human Resources Coordinator
  • Ms. Rael
    Ms. Rael Social Studies Instructor
  • Ms. Lawson
    Ms. Lawson Graphic Design / Animation / Film Editing Instructor
  • Mr. Stuyvesant
    Mr. Stuyvesant PC Repair Instructor & IT Director
  • Mr. Rose
    Mr. Rose Mathematics Instructor
  • Ms. Myhre
    Ms. Myhre Executive Director
  • Ms. Reeder
    Ms. Reeder Head School Counselor
  • Mr. MacDonald
    Mr. MacDonald Principal

Enrollment is Now Open

CONTACT US

1011 Lamberton NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: (505) 341-0888
Fax: (505) 341-0658

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