School Reentry Information

Updates regarding School Reentry
Altura Preparatory School will return for the 2021-22 school year with Full In-Person Learning.
For Full Reentry, all students will attend school on campus Monday -  Friday according to the daily school schedule. Students will remain in their cohort/homeroom group, which will expand to include all students in the homeroom. Students will resume their rotations to classrooms for their content specific class blocks. 
  • Lunch will take place outdoors, to minimize indoor contact without masks. 
  • Masks must be worn by all students and staff when on campus, except when eating lunch outdoors. 
  • Altura Preparatory School will not offer an online-only option for the 2021-22 school year. If you seek a distance learning option, please visit the New Mexico Public Education Department's web page for Virtual School Enrollment (

For general information about COVID-19, please refer to WHO, the CDC, and the New Mexico Department of Health. For specific medical questions and information, please contact your student’s primary care physician. If you have symptoms related to COVID-19, call the NMDOH Coronavirus Hotline at (855) 600-3453.

In the event of a COVID exposure or positive test in your family, please communicate with the school. Altura Preparatory  School is required to report and contact trace any positive cases associated with students, staff, or families. Your cooperation helps us keep our entire community safe. We use the below NMPED approved flowchart to determine requirements for student or staff quarantine: 

COVID Decision TreePlease communicate any exposure or positive test within your family. 

Self Isolation and Travel Guidelines:

We know many families may have made travel plans. We ask that you review the below guidance prior to deciding to travel or keep travel plans. Please click the link to visit the NMDOH Coronavirus webpage. For in-depth information, visit

Other resources:

We know that there are going to be many families across the state who may be facing financial hardships.  Please share the following link with friends or family who may be seeking information or help with paying utility bills, cell phone and internet provider bills, or who may be seeking assistance with finding a job if they have been laid off as a result of the impact of COVID-19.

Information on Minimizing COVID-19 Spread:

The virus is spread mainly from person-to-person.

  • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
  • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.

Handwashing Instructions


Resources from the Center for Disease Control: 

What to Do When Sick

How COVID-19 Spreads

New Mexico Department of Health:

Resources and Information 


Approved Reentry Plans and Documentation for the 2020-21 School Year: