North Country School

4382 Cascade Road,
Lake Placid, NY, 12946-0129
     Tel: (518)523-9329
Grades: 4 - 9 | 91 students
Founded in 1938, North Country School is a co-educational boarding school for children in grades four to nine, located on a 200-acre farm on beautiful Round Lake in the Adirondack mountains of Lake Placid, New York.
We are a co-ed junior boarding school for boys and girls in grades 4 - 9 with enriched academic curriculum, small classes and residential family-style houses.
North Country School strives to create a community that gives children the self-confidence, knowledge, skills, and values to lead satisfying and productive lives while contributing to their world.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 4 - 9
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild-moderate learning differences
Year Founded 1938

Student Body

Total Students 91 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade North Country School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $55,700
Tuition Notes Comprehensive fees, including all weekend activities, skiing, music lessons, computer and laundry fees, etc.
% on Financial Aid 30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $20,000
Acceptance Rate 70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director David Damico
Admissions Associate Libby Doan

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Drill Team, Equestrian, Freestyle Skiing, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeAlpine SkiingBasketball,
ClimbingCross Country,
DanceDrill Team,
EquestrianFreestyle Skiing,
Mountain BikingMountaineering,
Nordic SkiingRock Climbing,
SnowboardingSoccer,
Ultimate Frisbee

School Notes:

Founded in 1938, North Country School is a co-educational boarding school for children in grades four to nine, located on a 200-acre farm on beautiful Round Lake in the Adirondack mountains of Lake Placid, New York. We are a co-ed junior boarding school for boys and girls in grades 4 - 9 with enriched academic curriculum, small classes and residential family-style houses. North Country School strives to create a community that gives children the self-confidence, knowledge, skills, and values to lead satisfying and productive lives while contributing to their world.

Profile last updated: 02/17/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Northwood School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mountain Lake Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Agnes School (2.3 miles away)
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