Milestone School (Closed 2024)

"Good Beginnings Never End" is the premise upon which The Milestone School was founded in 1979.
An independent Nursery through Grade 4 day school, we prepare students for a lifetime of learning. Realizing the importance of this critical phase of learning, our highly enriched curriculum will take your child through this first and most important "milestone" in his or her education.
Rooted in Montessori principles, we provide a strong academic foundation while leaving room for the child to explore many other disciplines from Spanish to our highly acclaimed Shakespeare program.
Our Small classroom sizes allow for individualized attention ensuring each child's academic success.
Centrally located in the Fleetwood section of Mount Vernon, Milestone draws its diverse student body from Westchester, Rockland and Fairfield Counties, as well as the surrounding New York City area.
Ours is an enlightened setting...it goes beyond retention of knowledge and works with each child to develop confidence, independence, and a desire to learn...preparing them for a a future of "endless possibilities.".

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Year Founded
1979
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
145 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
87%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Milestone School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Mrs. Angela Freeman

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess, Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, Piano

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Running, Soccer

School Notes

  • "Good Beginnings Never End" is the premise upon which The Milestone School was founded in 1979. An independent Nursery through Grade 4 day school, we prepare students for a lifetime of learning. Realizing the importance of this critical phase of learning, our highly enriched curriculum will take your child through this first and most important "milestone" in his or her education. Rooted in Montessori principles, we provide a strong academic foundation while leaving room for the child to explore many other disciplines from Spanish to our highly acclaimed Shakespeare program. Our Small classroom sizes allow for individualized attention ensuring each child's academic success. Centrally located in the Fleetwood section of Mount Vernon, Milestone draws its diverse student body from Westchester, Rockland and Fairfield Counties, as well as the surrounding New York City area. Ours is an enlightened setting...it goes beyond retention of knowledge and works with each child to develop confidence, independence, and a desire to learn...preparing them for a a future of "endless possibilities."
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for Milestone School?
The application deadline for Milestone School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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