Crossroads Academy

95 Dartmouth College Highway
Lyme, NH 03768-0376
     Tel: (603)795-3111
Grades: K - 8 | 122 students
Crossroads Academy is an independent day school committed to academic and moral excellence.
To promote academic excellence, we teach the skills and information embodied in the Core Knowledge Sequence.
To promote moral excellence, we teach an understanding and an appreciation of the character traits found in the Core Virtues Program.
We inspire in our students those academic and moral virtues conducive to a love of learning and a desire to act honorably.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1991

Student Body

Total Students 122 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 48%
Average Class Size 14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,250
Tuition Notes Full day kindergarten: $9,500
% on Financial Aid 20%
Admissions Director Everett Logan

School Notes:

Crossroads Academy is an independent, coeducational day school for students in grades kindergarten through eight. Crossroads sequential, classic curriculum is based on the Core Knowledge philosophy as developed by E.D. Hirsch, and the Core Virtues Program, a character education program created by our founding head. Head of School, Jean Behnke, says, "Our practices and our campus support our engaging and experienced faculty in delivering these two programs to our student body. Upon graduation, our students attend the finest public and private high schools in New England." In 2004, Crossroads was accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), whose visiting committee noted, "Students at Crossroads Academy appear happy to be there…(they are) actively engaged in their work with a sense of fun, respect, curiosity and enthusiasm." Crossroads enrolls over 140 students from a forty-mile radius of Upper Valley communities including Lyme, Hanover, Orford, Lebanon, Piermont, Haverhill, Grantham, Pike, Newport, Enfield, Orange, Grafton, and Canaan in New Hampshire, and Norwich, Thetford, Randolph, Quechee, Corinth, Tunbridge, Waterford, Woodstock, and South Pomfret in Vermont.

Profile last updated: 01/28/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Thetford Academy (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Montessori Children's School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Montessori Children's School (2.9 miles away)
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