Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-9
  • Students: 320 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $59,610
  • Acceptance rate: 40%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Indian Mountain School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-9
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1922

Student Body

Total Students
320 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Indian Mountain School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
15%
Average Class Size
8 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$69,325 - Boarding students $36,934 - Day Students Indian Mountain offers financial aid.
% on Financial Aid
34%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$19,000
Acceptance Rate
40%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Heather Eckert
Admissions Associate
Charles Brown
Endowment Size
$9 million

Sports

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

  • At Indian Mountain School, you will find a vibrant, joyful community of learners where every child is known, supported, and inspired. We are deeply committed to the learning process, understanding that learning and growth are rarely linear. Our teachers, at every level, provide equal measures of challenge and support and believe that all students thrive in a learning environment rooted in connection and community.
  • At Indian Mountain School, our students are engaged in meaningful learning that interests them, inspires them, and exposes them to challenges and opportunities we face in the world. We believe in the importance of embracing complex topics, and always do so from a place of honesty, compassion, and respect. Our students are better for it. And at the same time, we ensure that joy is infused into the IMS experience because nothing is more important than preserving the spirit of childhood. We believe that rigor and fun are not mutually exclusive.
  • Our mountain and adventure education program inspire our approach. We recognize that in life, and in learning, it takes courage to wander from an expected path, take in the view, and consider different perspectives. I am hopeful for our future because this is what we see each day from our students. Thank you for your interest in Indian Mountain School. We are eager to welcome you.
  • Jody Reilly Soja
  • Head of School
Profile last updated: 08/03/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-9
  • Students: 320 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $59,610
  • Acceptance rate: 40%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Litchfield County, CT is $26,227 for elementary schools and $61,489 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Litchfield County, CT is 51% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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