Indian Mountain School

  • Indian Mountain School provides a traditional education for boys and girls from pre-kindergarten through grade nine in a boarding and day environment. A well-defined and articulated set of values--honesty, compassion, respect, and service--is at the heart of Indian Mountain School.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-9
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1922

Student Body

Total Students265 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Indian Mountain School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%
Average Class Size8 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$59,610
Tuition Notes$59,610- Boarding students $30,805 - Day StudentsIndian Mountain offers financial aid.
% on Financial Aid
34%
Average Financial Aid Grant$19,000
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorHeather Eckert
Admissions AssociateCharles Brown
Endowment Size$9 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered21 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, WeightliftingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballFreestyle Skiing,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
Rock ClimbingSnowboarding,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Community Service, Cooking/Baking, Green Team, Literary Magazine, Lower School Mentor, Math Counts, Robotics, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Ensemble, Film, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Pottery, Rock Band, Stone Carving, Theater

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Mountain Biking, Outdoor Education, Ping Pong Club, Rock Climbing, Skiing/Snowboarding, Weightlifting, Yoga

School Notes

  • We promote moral growth and personal academic excellence in a setting that fosters a respect for learning, the environment, and each other. We celebrate our international and culturally diverse community. We guide and challenge students through balanced elementary and middle school scholastic, athletic, and arts curricula, combining instruction and coaching with a system of personal support. We involve students in our Adventure Education and community service programs, which tie into the spirit of IMS. We help our students gain confidence in their own innate abilities and develop the necessary academic and personal skills to be successful in secondary education. 

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