Mountain Road School

4565 County Route 9
New Lebanon, NY 12125-0121
Tel: (518)794-8520
Grades: PK-8 | 50 students
Mountain Road School supports, challenges, and empowers the whole child within a loving and collaborative community of parents, teachers, and students.
A Mountain Road education fosters academic and creative excellence, ethical and spiritual development, engagement with the world, and creates a foundation for lifelong learning.
Small class sizes and flexible age groupings allow the needs of each child to be met.
There is an overall emphasis on community and nature.
Ensconced in the historic and lovingly-restored Hand House, Mountain Road School's campus consists of 20 acres of beautiful gardens, streams, and woods.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Mountain Road School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $7500 for preschool to $12,500 for upper grades. Generous financial aid is available for qualifying students.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Cynthia Gray
Admissions Associate Betsy Feathers


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Singing ensemble Singing ensemble,

School Notes

  • Multi-aged classrooms
  • Small classes, no more than 12 children in a class
  • In-depth Nature Studies
  • Community Oriented
  • Innovative Curriculum
  • Child Centered
  • Individualized Attention
  • Aftercare and before-school care available

Profile last updated: 05/16/2016

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Darrow School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Mark School (9.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Mark School (9.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Lebanon
    Grades: 9-12 | 117 students
    4.1 miles
    110 Darrow Rd
    New Lebanon, NY 12125
  • Pittsfield
    St Mark School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 212 students
    9.3 miles
    400 Columbus Ave Ste 1
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
  • Pittsfield
    Grades: 8-12 | 231 students
    10 miles
    22 Maplewood Ave
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
  • Pittsfield
    Hillcrest Educatnl Ctrs, Highp
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: NS | 48 students
    10.4 miles
    P.o. Box 4699
    Pittsfield, MA 01202
  • Pittsfield
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: NS | 34 students
    10.4 miles 183
    Pittsfield, MA 01202

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The average private school tuition in New York is $9,592 for elementary schools and $20,491 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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