Melrose School

120 Federal Hill Road
Brewster, NY 10509-0105
     Tel: (845)279-2406
Grades: PK - 8 | 82 students
The Melrose School provides an intellectual and moral focus that will not only prepare students for quality secondary and college programs but which will be a foundation for their adult lives.
Melrose is a Pre K-8, coeducational, day school that offers a challenging academic program to bright, motivated students.
We believe that excellence begins with high expectations, and we rely on an active collaboration among students, family, faculty and staff to achieve this.
We provide a caring and safe environment in which every child can explore new interests and develop socially, spiritually, artistically, and athletically, as well as academically.
Melrose is a nurturing community that promotes moral values and stresses respect for the individual.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 82 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Melrose School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khakis, sportshirts)

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $9,000
% on Financial Aid 30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Admissions Director Robert W. Billings
Admissions Associate Ellen Przymylski


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Golf, SoccerBasketballGolf,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess, Homework Club, National Junior Honor Society, Scouts, Student Council Chess, Homework Club, Scouts, National Junior Honor Society,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Green Chimneys School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Creative Kids Childcare Center (2.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Creative Kids Childcare Center (2.2 miles away)
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