Mountain Road School

4565 County Route 9,
New Lebanon, NY, 12125-0121
Tel: (518)794-8520
Mountain Road School supports, challenges, and empowers the whole child within a loving and collaborative community of parents, teachers, and students.
A Mountain Road education fosters academic and creative excellence, ethical and spiritual development, engagement with the world, and creates a foundation for lifelong learning.
Mountain Road School's philosophy of education stresses the importance of nurturing all areas of human development in the child as well as the unique pace of each child's growth socially, emotionally, and academically.
Small class sizes and flexible age groupings allow these needs to be met in ways that are not possible in larger groups.
There is an overall emphasis on community and nature.
The campus exists of 400 acres of beautiful gardens, streams, woods and a pond.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1975

Student Body

Total Students 28 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Mountain Road School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 11 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $7000 for preschool to $12,000 for upper grades. Generous financial aid is available for qualifying students.
% on Financial Aid 60%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Aimee Johnson
Admissions Associate Cynthia Gray

School Notes:

    • In-depth Nature Studies
    • Community Oriented
    • Innovative Curriculum
    • Child Centered
    • Individualized Attention

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Darrow School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Mark School (9.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Mark School (9.3 miles away)
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  • New Lebanon Darrow School    
    110 Darrow Rd
    New Lebanon , NY , 12125
    (518)794-6000
    4.1  mi  |  107  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Pittsfield St Mark School    
    (Roman Catholic)
    400 Columbus Ave Ste 1
    Pittsfield , MA , 01201
    (413)442-6040
    (Roman Catholic)
    9.3  mi  |  99  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Pittsfield
    St. Joseph Central High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    22 Maplewood Ave
    Pittsfield , MA , 01201
    (413)447-9121
    (Roman Catholic)
    10  mi  |  231  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Pittsfield
    Sinai Academy Of The Berkshires
    (Jewish)
    199 South St
    Pittsfield , MA , 01201
    (413)499-4167
    (Jewish)
    10.1  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
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    Housatonic Academy
    Special Education School
    788 South St
    Pittsfield , MA , 01201
    (413)443-2367
    Special Education School
    10.5  mi  |  31  students  |  Gr.  1-12

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