2013 - 2018

The Language Institute for Sustainability and Transformative Education

7th Grade Math Summer Packet
Please read the instructions and requirements on the 1st page.

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Guidelines for Free and Reduced Meals

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PowerSchool Parent Portal
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Sports Scheduling and Info
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Amazon Fundraiser
Use this link every time you shop at and Monte del Sol will receive a percentage based on your purchase. Bookmark the special Monte / Amazon page to remind you to enter Amazon's site through our link. Thank you!

MDS' High ACT Scores
View at the ACT Scores that MDS Students achieved in comparison to statewide scores.

MDS' Mission

We are a small, rigorous public school of choice in Santa Fe, New Mexico. We serve grades 7 through 12.

The mission of Monte del Sol Charter School is to challenge each member of its community, both youth and adult, to be a life-long learner and responsible community member or leader; and to support the education necessary for each individual to realize his or her potential. Read more...

Quick Glance Calendar 


FROM JUNE 29th to AUGUST 3rd the following staff will be available, please leave messages or email: 

Alison Watt, Registrar, 982-5225 ext. 104

Lori Dominguez, Accounts payable and other financial matters, plus HR and facilities 982-5225 ext. 108

Jennifer Sanchez (early July) then Jaime Sowers (later July), Administration 982-5225 ext. 106 and 

Head Learner, Robert Jessen, may be reached by email during the month of July  


JULY 2015 

No Summer School classes on Monday, July 6th  

Thursday, July 9th  Last Day of Summer School  

Friday, July 10th through Sunday, August 16th  Santa Fe Shakespeare Society present The Tempest in our courtyard !    Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 6:00 p.m.  'We are such stuff as dreams are made on ....' Prospero 



Tuesday, August 11th  6:00 p.m. Governing Board Meeting, Room 4 at Monte del Sol

Wednesday, August 12th  Registration Day for all new and returning students. Doors open 8:00 a.m. close at 3:30 p.m.  Takes about an hour.  

7th Grade Orientation Meeting  Date / time to be announced on Registration Day 

Monday, August 24th,  First Day of Classes   

Check out the Language Institute for Sustainability and Transformative Education at Oaxaca, Mexico for high school students. It seeks to be a national model for educating high schools students from around the nation to lead purposeful lives of service and social justice.

♦ Check out our MDS School Profile!
♦ Monte del Sol Charter School was ranked as one of the best US News high schools... 
US News reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 44 New Mexico schools made their rankings.

FROM THE DESK OF ROBERT JESSEN                           Español

In today’s world it pays to be flexible.  People no longer stay at the same job, which means that both the worker and the job place has to adapt quickly to changing circumstances.

In that light I want to wish the best for Elvira Wampler, who has moved to ATC so as to be able to teach her grandson.  Monte feels like a family, and we will miss Vera, but also understand that her real family comes first.  Don’t be a stranger, Vera!     Read more

A monthly bilingual newsletter directed to our community.