Alternative School For Math & Science

Po Box 114 291 E 1st Street
Corning, NY 14830
Tel: (607)962-0011
Grades: 6-8 | 86 students
The Purple Team competes for the win during the balloon race on Field Day.
The Purple Team competes for the win during the balloon race on Field Day.
The Alternative School For Math and Science, a diverse community of students, teachers and parents, provides an academically challenging and supportive learning environment uniquely designed for 10 to 14 year olds.
The School’s innovative curriculum, atmosphere of trust and respect, and commitment to life-long learning enable the positive development of the whole child.
Every aspect of school life is intended to help students learn tolerance, build integrity and character, and become responsible members of the broader community.  .

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Learning Programs Supported Work to provide student needs
Year Founded 2004

Student Body

Total Students 86 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Alternative School For Math & Science Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,000
% on Financial Aid


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama Club, Exploravision Competition, Future City Competition, Guitar, Jazz Ensemble, Lego Robotics, Math Counts, Needle Crafts, Rock Band, Running Club, Stop Motion Movie Making, Strategy Games, Writing Club, Yearbook, Yoga Drama Club, Guitar, Jazz Ensemble, Lego Robotics, Math Counts, Needle Crafts, Rock Band, Running Club, Strategy Games, Writing Club, Yearbook, Yoga, Exploravision Competition,
Future City Competition,
Stop Motion Movie Making,

School Notes:

  • Welcome to The Alternative School for Math and Science. Step inside the doors of our beautiful building and enter into an innovative learning environment where middle school students thrive. Supported by a caring faculty of dedicated educators, students are encouraged to inquire and explore, to think and create. Our challenging, purposeful and integrated curriculum is designed to develop the emerging talents of our 21st century academics and artists, athletes and activists. Grounded in the quest for both personal excellence and responsible community membership, learning at ASMS is an authentic, collaborative, and on-going adventure. We invite you to prepare your children for their futures.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Corning Christian Academy (6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chemung Valley Montessori School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Chemung Valley Montessori School (3.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Elmira
    Grades: NS-8 | 147 students
    3.5 miles
    23 Winters Road
    Elmira, NY 14903
  • Corning
    Grades: PK-12 | 175 students
    6 miles
    11 Aisne St
    Corning, NY 14830
  • Corning
    All Saints Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 137 students
    6.3 miles
    158 State St
    Corning, NY 14830
  • Elmira
    Grades: 7-9 | 137 students
    7 miles
    1010 Davis St
    Elmira, NY 14901
  • Painted Post
    Grades: KG-8 | 64 students
    7.7 miles
    22 John St
    Painted Post, NY 14870

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