Welcome to Nye Early Childhood Center!

Christi Foreman has joined Nye Early Childhood Center as principal.  Her background in special education and administration provide good insight and support for Nye.  Christi shares that it is a pleasure to be a part of such a dedicated staff.  She is committed to working with students, families, and staff to provide the best outcomes for children through positive learning experiences.  Her door is always open and she welcomes families to visit any time.

We love and miss our students!
Staff goodbye collage

Nye letter to families 4.22.pdf
Spanish - Nye letter to families 4.22.20.pdf

Regular School Hours (M, T, W, Th):
AM Session - 7:40 - 11:02
PM Session - 11:40 - 3:02

May  20  Last day of School!  

May 21    Summer break begins.  Enjoy your summer!


Santa Fe Public Schools offers free preschool for three-year-old children in Santa Fe.  We offer half-day programs at Nye Early Childhood Center.  Our 3Y preschool programs are open Monday through Thursday with no school on Fridays.  Morning session is from 7:40am to 11:02pm.  Afternoon session is from 11:40am to 3:02pm.  Families must transport students to and from school.  Click on the letter below for more information.
3Y Lottery Handout English_Spanish.pdf
Go to 3Y Lottery application to apply.


That's a wrap for our 2019-2020 school year! 
We are so proud of all of our amazing little learners.  We are honored to have been your teachers.  Thank you Nye families for all of your support this year.   Have a fantastic summer!

THANK YOU to First Citizens Bank, Fire & Hops, and Stone Brewing for your generous donations to our school this year!  In September, First Citizens Bank graciously allowed to use their parking lot for a fundraiser and helped us raise $2,203.00!  In October, Fire & Hops and Stone Brewing generously donated 10% of their sales from an Oktoberfest fundraiser and helped us raise $2,000 for our school!  We are thankful for your generosity and support.

First citizens bank   Fire and Hops

book fair

Dates: December 2 - December 6, 2019

Volunteer at our Book Fair - an exciting celebration of reading with hundreds of fun, engaging, and affordable books for kids to discover.

Join our volunteer team to:

  •  Bring creative flair to signs and decorations
  •  Organize merchandise displays
  •  Offer a helping hand - set up or pack up
  •  Help shoppers find their perfect book


THANK YOU to all the families and students that came out to our Science Explora Night! We had a wonderful time revealing our new STEAM Room with high-tech and exploration stations, and loved having the engaging stations hosted by Explora! We hope that you enjoyed it as much as we did and we look forward to seeing you at our next Family Night!
NYE STEAM Room Ribbon Cutting


art show 2019
bears   billy goats   castle   fairy
dickory   humpty dumpty   princess pea   snow white
November 2019 - Nye is awarded "First Place Pre-School Division" for our student's collaborative art mural titled, "A Fairy Tale Walk," at the Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival!  This mural was completed by all classrooms during our Fairy Tale and Nursery Rhymes unit of study.

Golden Apple Metal Award

Brittany Behenna Griffith is a 2019 Award Recipient of the Golden Apple Excellence in Teaching Award. She will be receiving a Golden Apple!