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Notes for Prospective Students
Mizzentop Day School is an independent day school for students in
Early Childhood through Grade 8.
We offer a challenging program
that focuses on each child's personal development and learning
We are able to provide our students with this level of
education because small class sizes.
We have educators that create
a caring environment and get to know each child, making sure every
child reaches his/her potential.
With this experience and knowledge
many of our students continue on to successful secondary schools
Students learn independence and self-confidence by being in this
secure and structured environment.
Our core subjects are
supplemented with a strong “Special Areas” division
including music, drama, visual arts, computers and physical
Each of these Special Area classes work throughout the
year to integrate what children are learning in core subjects so
that their work is constantly overlapping and information is put
In addition to our strong academic core there is also much
available outside of the classroom.
Children in our Middle School
are encouraged to participate in interscholastic sports throughout
We offer multiple enrichment programs as well as summer
Typical enrichment programs include art,
science, mathematics and homework clubs.
We work with local music
instructors to provide individual and group instrumental
We seek to reach our goal of providing a complete educational
experience through our personal commitments as educators as well as
through implementing a worldwide program developed through the
United Nations: the Living Values Educational Program.
School, our advisory program is held twice a week, where children
are divided into smaller groups to discuss the non-academic issues
During this time teachers and students discuss social
and personal topics and take time to create community service
projects both inside and outside of Mizzentop.
Every month we
highlight a different Living Value and look for ways to incorporate
it into academic and advisory lessons.
Mizzentop provides a high level of education at a rate that is
competitive with other independent education alternatives.
in Pawling, NY, local New York school districts provide
transportation to and from the school.
For more information, please
call our Admissions Office at (845) 855-7338, visit our website
email our Director of Admissions, Janet Schuman-Andrew at