Ambleside School of the Adirondacks

  • The kind of private education you've been hoping for your child.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded2014

Student Body

Total Students26 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeAmbleside School of the Adirondacks Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size5 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,750
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorJeanie Petteys

School Notes

  • Ambleside School Adirondacks offers a profoundly Christian approach to education.
  • Located within public school busing distance of Saratoga, Glens Falls, South Glens Falls, Corinth, Hadley/Luzerne, Lake George and Queensbury.
  • Serves the tri-county area.
  • Based on the writings of late 19th century Christian educator, Charlotte M. Mason, who developed three principles of education:  Education is an Atmosphere, a Discipline, and a Life.
  • Students are given the best editions of the richest books, assembled by a team of international educators.
  • Ideas are gleaned through narration, an approach which serves to foster deep, critical thinking skills.
  • Children are not ranked and graded. 
  • Teachers assess students daily in narration and conduct, and weekly in math and writing.
  • In an atmosphere of friendly support, students learn the deep satisfaction of having done their best.

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