North Country School

4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946-0129
Tel: (518)523-9329
Grades: 4-9 | 91 students
Founded in 1938, North Country School is a co-educational boarding school for children in grades four to nine, located on a 200-acre farm on beautiful Round Lake in the Adirondack mountains of Lake Placid, New York.
We are a co-ed junior boarding school for boys and girls in grades 4 - 9 with enriched academic curriculum, small classes and residential family-style houses.
North Country School strives to create a community that gives children the self-confidence, knowledge, skills, and values to lead satisfying and productive lives while contributing to their world.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades 4-9
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild-moderate learning differences
Year Founded 1938

Student Body

Total Students 91 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $55,700
Tuition Notes Comprehensive fees, including all weekend activities, skiing, music lessons, computer and laundry fees, etc.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $20,000
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director David Damico
Admissions Associate Libby Doan

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Drill Team, Equestrian, Freestyle Skiing, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeAlpine SkiingBasketball,
ClimbingCross Country,
DanceDrill Team,
EquestrianFreestyle Skiing,
Mountain BikingMountaineering,
Nordic SkiingRock Climbing,
SnowboardingSoccer,
Ultimate Frisbee

School Notes

  • Founded in 1938, North Country School is a co-educational boarding school for children in grades four to nine, located on a 200-acre farm on beautiful Round Lake in the Adirondack mountains of Lake Placid, New York. We are a co-ed junior boarding school for boys and girls in grades 4 - 9 with enriched academic curriculum, small classes and residential family-style houses. North Country School strives to create a community that gives children the self-confidence, knowledge, skills, and values to lead satisfying and productive lives while contributing to their world.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Northwood School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mountain Lake Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Agnes School (2.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake Placid
    Grades: 9-12 | 174 students
    0 miles
    Po Box 1070 92 Northwood Road
    Lake Placid, NY 12946
    (518)523-3357
    09-12
    174
  • Lake Placid
    Mountain Lake Academy
    All-boys  | Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 44 students
    1.8 miles
    386 River Road
    Lake Placid, NY 12946
    (518)523-4300
    1.87-12
    44
  • Lake Placid
    St Agnes School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-3 | 83 students
    2.3 miles
    2322 Saranac Ave
    Lake Placid, NY 12946
    (518)523-3771
    2.3PK-3
    83
  • Lake Placid
    National Sports Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 8-12 | 84 students
    2.7 miles
    821 Mirror Lake Drive
    Lake Placid, NY 12946
    (518)523-3460
    2.78-12
    84
  • Saranac Lake
    Northern Lights School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-1 | 34 students
    6.8 miles
    Po Box 228
    Saranac Lake, NY 12983
    (518)891-3206
    6.8PK-1
    34

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The average private school tuition in New York is $9,428 for elementary schools and $19,961 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New York is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).