Mountain Road School

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 Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
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
90%
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
60%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,000
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Cynthia Gray
Admissions Associate Betsy Feathers

Extracurriculars

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

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