Grades: K - 12 | 304 students
Nestled among five mountain ranges in the heart of the Wood River Valley, The Community School is a small, independent Kindergarten through twelfth grade college preparatory school committed to engendering a sense of community within an intellectually challenging and supportive atmosphere.
Our mission is to engage students of diverse talents in an intellectually challenging and supportive school culture.
We endeavor to foster in our students self-confidence, integrity, responsibility to their community and environment, and a life-long passion for learning.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten - 12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||304 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||6%
State avg.: 12%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||36 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||57%|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Feb. 23 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$22,000|
|% on Financial Aid||27%|
|Admissions Director||Katie Robins|
â€¢ A strong academic college preparatory program and a developmentally appropriate curriculum from Kindergarten through 12th grade. â€¢ The expectation that all students will take advantage of opportunities to contribute to, and benefit from, an integrated program that includes Outdoor Education, Community Service, Fine and Performing Arts, and Athletics. â€¢ A committed faculty and staff that develops close, caring relationships with students. â€¢ An educational environment that embraces a variety of learning and teaching styles and respects individual differences. â€¢ A school culture in which it is safe to take intellectual risks and which encourages independent thinking, creativity, ethical decision-making, and respect for others. â€¢ An active school community comprised of students, their parents, faculty, staff, alumni and trustees; all of whom are valued contributors to enriching and enhancing the life of the school.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
Po Box 1809
Ketchum, ID 83340
HaileyGrades: 6-12 | 40 students
Po Box 30
Hailey, ID 83333
BellevueGrades: KG-2 | 30 students
100 Mustang Ln
Bellevue, ID 83313
ArcoGrades: 10-12 | 17 students
Po Box 166
Arco, ID 83213
ArcoGrades: PK-12 | 30 students
630 N Front St
Arco, ID 83213
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