The Wilson School

Tel: (973)334-0181
Grades: NS-8 | 68 students
Students at play during annual 'Field Day'.
Students at play during annual 'Field Day'.
The Wilson School specializes in a strong individualized academic program, with a focus on fine and performing arts, physical fitness, emotional intelligence, and social concern.
The school provides an environment where Gifted and Talented students can thrive and meet their full potential.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1909

Student Body

Total Students 68 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Wilson School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 7 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki, blue and white)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition is adjusted by department level...from 17,700-23,800
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Chris Vakulchik


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Fencing, Freestyle Skiing, Indoor Soccer, Snowboarding, Swimming, VolleyballFencingFreestyle Skiing,
Indoor SoccerSnowboarding,

School Notes

  • Founded in 1909, The Wilson School is an independent Pre-School through 8th grade school located in Mountain Lakes, NJ. The school has held to its core principles for 100 years, while at the same time managing to be one of the most technologically advanced schools in Morris County. For more information about The Wilson School, visit or contact Chris Vakulchik, Director of Admissions at 973-334-0181 or

Profile last updated: 05/31/2016

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5.0  5/2/2013
Excellent teachers that impassion students to become life long learners. I''ve often said the Wilson School teachers make me wish I were a child all over again.
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The average private school tuition in Morris County, NJ is $10,998 for elementary schools and $14,570 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Morris County, NJ is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).