Mountain Road School

  • 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.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1975

Student Body

Total Students54 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeMountain Road School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $7500 for preschool to $12,500 for upper grades. Generous financial aid is available for qualifying students.
% on Financial Aid
60%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCynthia Gray

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Singing ensemble

School Notes

  • 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

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    4.1 miles
    110 Darrow Rd
    New Lebanon, NY 12125
    (518)794-6000
    4.19-12
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  • Pittsfield
    St Mark School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 212 students
    9.3 miles
    400 Columbus Ave Ste 1
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413)442-6040
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  • Pittsfield
    Hillcrest Educatnl Ctrs, Highp
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: NS | 48 students
    10.4 miles
    P.o. Box 4699
    Pittsfield, MA 01202
    (413)637-2845
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  • Pittsfield
    Hillcrest-brookside
    All-boys  | Special Education School
    Grades: NS | 34 students
    10.4 miles
    P.o.box 183
    Pittsfield, MA 01202
    (413)499-7924
    10.4NS
    34
  • Pittsfield
    Grades: 3-12 | 26 students
    10.6 miles
    788 South St
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413)637-2834
    10.63-12
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