Mountain Road School
Mountain Road School Photo #3 - Middleschoolers examine the ice on the Kinderhook Creek in the Mountain Road woods
- Mountain Road School supports, challenges, and empowers the whole child within a loving and collaborative community of parents, teachers, and students.
- A Mountain Road education fosters academic and creative excellence, ethical and spiritual development, engagement with the world, and creates a foundation for lifelong learning.
- Small class sizes and flexible age groupings allow the needs of each child to be met.
- There is an overall emphasis on community and nature. Ensconced in the historic and lovingly-restored Hand House, Mountain Road School's campus consists of 20 acres of beautiful gardens, streams, and woods.
Mountain Road School places among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:
- Category Attribute
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
|School Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||53 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 29%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||6 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||12 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition ranges from $7500 for preschool to $12,500 for upper grades. Generous financial aid is available for qualifying students.|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$3,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Cynthia Gray|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||1 extracurricular|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Arts and Music Programs:|
- Multi-aged classrooms
- Small classes, no more than 12 children in a class
- In-depth Nature Studies
- Community Oriented
- Innovative Curriculum
- Child Centered
- Individualized Attention
- Aftercare and before-school care available
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Albany Grades: NS-12 | 361 students
135-140 Academy Road
Albany, NY 12208
(518)429-2300 20.3 NS-12
- Bronx Grades: PK-8 | 289 students
801 Bartholdi Street
Bronx, NY 10467
(718)944-0958 114.3 PK-8
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