High Mowing School

222 Isaac Frye Hwy
Wilton, NH 03086-0308
     Tel: (603)654-9408
Grades: 9 - 12 | 109 students
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High Mowing School is a Waldorf boarding and day school with up to 120 students from the United States and abroad.
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Developing rigorous, imaginative thinking is at the core of the High Mowing math, science and humanities courses.
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In addition, students have the opportunity to participate in a wide selection of studio and performing arts, digital arts, naturalist courses, sports and other engaging activities.
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Our goal is to help young adults go out into the world possessed of a certain surety, an inner balance and confidence, along with academic knowledge and practical skills to meet life and its infinite possibilities.
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Inspired by a love and respect for the highest potential in each human being, High Mowing School awakens capacities of creativity, intellect, compassion, and the will to make life choices with integrity and responsibility.
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Working from the ideals of Waldorf education, adapted to the needs of the American soul and spirit, we deeply value our natural environment and New England campus; beauty and simplicity; the uniqueness of each individual; the truth, beauty, and goodness of knowledge; the artistry and creativity that harmonizes all that we experience; finishing each task we begin; and passion for all that lives.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1942

Student Body

Total Students 109 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade High Mowing School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $47,000
Tuition Notes Day is $29,500
% on Financial Aid 45%
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,000
Admissions Director Patricia Meissner
Admissions Associate Deb Abrahams-Dematte


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, SoccerBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryLacrosse,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. A Capella Choir, Anime Club, Archery, Biking, Circus Arts, Cross Country Skiing, Downhill Skiing, Fresnch Club, Hiking, Literary Journal, Model United Nations, Open Studio, Rock Climbing, Sinfonietta, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, World Building Anime Club, Archery, Biking, Circus Arts, Fresnch Club, Hiking, Open Studio, Rock Climbing, Sinfonietta, Tennis, Volleyball, World Building, A Capella Choir,
Cross Country Skiing,
Downhill Skiing,
Literary Journal,
Model United Nations,
Ultimate Frisbee,

School Notes:

  • Rigorous Academics
  • Studio Arts: Drawing, Painting, Pottery, Stained Glass, Fiber Arts, Silk Screening, Block Printing, Batik...
  • Theater: Class Play Each Year & All-School Play in Spring
  • Organic, Chef-Prepared Meals
  • Supportive, Responsive Faculty
  • Beautiful New England Campus

Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Summit School (8.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pine Hill Waldorf School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Pine Hill Waldorf School (0.8 miles away)
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