Alternative School For Math & Science

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Alternative School For Math & Science Photo #1 - 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 TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Year Founded2004

Student Body

Total Students112 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Alternative School For Math & Science Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,000
% on Financial Aid
32%

Extracurriculars

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

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.
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