The mission of the Albuquerque Sign Language Academy is to improve educational outcomes for deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students in the greater Albuquerque area by providing a rigorous, standards-based, dual language educational program that utilizes American Sign Language and English to achieve academic excellence, supports family involvement, and promotes multicultural community partnerships.
The Albuquerque Sign Language Academy is an award winning, ASL/English dual language school that provides deaf, hard of hearing and hearing students and families access to an education that incorporates ASL and English, hearing and deaf, in an inclusive environment. The ASL Academy is the first and only state certified ASL/English, dual language program in the nation. The school was founded by big hearted parents and educators to offer families access to a high quality, 21st century school that also made it possible for students to remain close to home and learn in ways that better connect them to their families and community.
Charter School of the Year, 2013. The New Mexico Coalition for Charter Schools