Sussex School

Sussex School provides a progressive K8 education that uses the arts, outdoors, and challenging, relevant curriculum to develop critical thinking, creativity, courage, and citizenship in its students.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 135 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,226
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Sussex School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Montana for:

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Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Yes
Year Founded
1971

Student Body

Total Students
135 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Sussex School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Full kindergarten: $12,226; Full 1st-4th grades: $12,444, full 5-8th gardes: $12,661.
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,500
Admissions Director
Joellen Shannon
Admissions Associate
Andrea Lewis
Endowment Size
$1 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Battle of the Books, MathCounts

Arts and Music Programs:
Music

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Outdoor Programming

School Notes

  • Sussex School provides a progressive K8 education that uses the arts, outdoors, and challenging, relevant curriculum to develop critical thinking, creativity, courage, and citizenship in its students.
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"Sussex provides so many opportunities for students to find and share their own unique strengths and become well rounded human beings. I am thankful to have been exposed to so much creative thinking and community building at such a young age."
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 135 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,226
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Montana is $7,926 for elementary schools and $8,026 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Montana is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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