Guide to Homeschool Resources in Albuquerque


Homeschooling is a growing option for families as a choice for education along with public, private, and charter schools. Here in Albuquerque, homeschool resources have grown, and there are many options for classes or support groups available for families who choose to homeschool.

Guide to Homeschool ResourcesCAPE

Christian Association of Parent Educators-New Mexico (CAPE-NM) is led by a board of couples. CAPE serves homeschool families, parents, and married couples. The convention offers encouragement for parents and marriages and is not exclusive to homeschooling. They also put on various activities throughout the year and throughout the state. Christian Association of Parent Educators or CAPE-NM is dedicated to protecting parents’ rights, informing, encouraging, and supporting homeschooling families in New Mexico. They believe that the liberty of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children is a fundamental right.

Contact Information:, [email protected]

<3 to <3 Mom’s Group

<3 to <3 Mom’s Group is led by Cathy Heckendorn and is for single or married moms. This group meets in the east mountains on the third Tuesday of the month from  7 p.m. until the cows come home! The group’s purpose is to provide a safe space for moms to share, be encouraged, learn, and inspire each other to grow in their role as wives and moms and to raise their children to be prepared to serve Christ one day. 

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Parent Led Academic Network Team, Inc. (PLANT, Inc.) is led by Executive Director Mona K. Koerner. Currently.  They meet at Sandia Baptist Church and Redemption Hill Church (and other locations as necessary).

They encourage members of the community to invest in school-age children by creating independent learning environments taught from a Biblical Worldview. PLANT provides a website and registration system where home educators can find teachers, tutors, coaches, and mentors to support their child’s education. They also have a resource directory and provide scholarships to help families afford independent classes offered through this network.

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Abundant Homes

Abundant Homes is led by Kristin Overman and provides elective classes for students and support for homeschool parents. This is not a drop-off program. Its mission is to provide electives and group classes for students while encouraging and equipping parents. They also do field trips and educational events for community connections. They meet at New Life Church in Rio Rancho. Abundant Homes serves homeschool families with students ages 2 to 18. 

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Paradise Hills Community Center

Paradise Hills Community Center offers homeschool PE and arts and crafts classes on Monday and Fridays for students in first through eighth grade. On Tuesday and Thursday, they have rotating classes with a theme. See their website for more information.

Rio Rancho Parks and Recreation

The city of Rio Rancho offers various PE classes including archery for homeschoolers ages 6 to 15. To access class offerings, check out their website.

Sandia Youth Homeschool Choir

Sandia Youth Homeschool Choir is directed by Christina Harolds. SYHC is a choir for homeschool students from all across New Mexico, ages 6 to 18. They meet in Rio Rancho.

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Sightline Integrated Arts

Sightline Integrated Arts is a homeschool enrichment program that interconnects the core subjects with the arts. It was founded by homeschool parents who saw a need for in-person classes that integrate learning, making learning easier and engaging. Students ages 7-18 meet on Tuesdays in Albuquerque to learn the core subjects of literature, science, history, and math through the lens of the arts. History is also woven into all their art classes, and they offer theater, music, and art

Contact Information: Diana Turner at [email protected]

The Educational Resource Center

The educational resource center offers homeschool families a curriculum library and network of homeschool events. It’s located at 12202 Comanche and is open on every Friday from August through May from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Albuquerque Homes School Athletic Association

AHSA is a Christian homeschool sports organization providing opportunities for homeschool students to participate in competitive athletics at the middle (ages 10 to 14) and high school levels (ages 14 to 18) in the Albuquerque area. AHSA offers a multitude of sports including flag football, basketball, soccer, volleyball, tennis, cross country, and track and field.

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R2C2 is a Christian Co-op that is parent-led for kids birth through 12th grade. Classes meet for 14 weeks in each the fall and spring. They meet at Calvary Church in Rio Rancho on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Members have access to weekly classes, the Facebook page, a lending library, an email newsletter, field trips, parties, and mom‘s night out. 

For each semester, there is currently a $15 family fee, a $10 student fee for potty trained 3 year olds and up, a $4 student fee for the nursery, and a $3 insurance fee for each student. Occasionally, there is an additional book or supply fee for classes 6th grade and up.

They also offer a Group Membership that gives you all the benefits of the co-op with the exception of the weekly classes. There is a flat fee of $15 per family for the semester for the group.

Contact Information: Francine Meeks at [email protected] or FB messenger

We hope these homeschool resources are helpful to you! Are there any other great resources in ABQ that you love?

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