At Indian Mountain School, you will find a community joyfully engaged in learning and teaching. Our faculty work as teachers, coaches, advisors, dorm parents, and mentors. We understand fully the charge to educate the whole child. These excellent teachers delight in developing their students’ curiosity and creativity, encouraging them to experiment and innovate. Our teachers also recognize the developmental value of play.
From its founding in 1922, Indian Mountain School (IMS) has encouraged its students to live a “life through service.” Our community values of honesty, compassion, and respect inform our teaching and learning goals.
Our boarding program enriches the life of both residential and day students alike, with family-style meals, community celebrations, and morning meetings creating a warm and supportive school culture.
In addition to providing an excellent foundation for high school coursework, IMS also teaches students the skills necessary to live and work with others. We believe in the importance of developing empathy in order to communicate and collaborate in an increasingly diverse and connected world. At IMS, students find their voice, develop leadership skills, celebrate diversity, and discover their own strengths and talents.
We use technology in the classroom to engage actively with the world and our peers. Students also benefit from experiencing our beautiful natural environment. From our school’s earliest days, outdoor experiences have been an integral part of student life. Our Adventure Education program teaches students how to appreciate nature and be good stewards of our environment.