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Our School at a Glance

 
  •  Established in 1991
  •  150 students PreK through Middle School
  •  Serving families in the greater Saratoga Region, with bus service from any home within a 15 mile radius of the school
  •  Before and Aftercare Programs
  •  Scholarships and Financial Aid available
  •  Accredited by New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)

 

Founded in 1991, Saratoga Independent School is a fully-accredited private school focused on Pre-K through Middle School classes, after-school care, and summer enrichment programs.  Located on a modern and picturesque Adirondack-style campus, we offer an education focused on both academics and personal development. Our commitment to small class sizes and flexible teaching practices creates a community of confident and inquisitive learners.
  • Small class sizes
  • Integrated learning across curriculum
  • Designated science and technology labs and Maker Space for STEM learning
  • Columbia University Teachers College Reading & Writing Workshop curriculum
  • Singapore Math Program
  • Specials for all grades: Spanish, Art, Music, Technology, Physical Education
  • Personalized, in-depth written student assessments 3 times each year
  • Community service, student leadership, and public speaking opportunities
  • Strong community to support students’ social and emotional development

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  • 60+ acre campus with nature trails for hiking and outdoor learning
  • Daily outdoor recess & outdoor education programming
  • Buddy program pairs older and younger students for school-wide activities
  • After School enrichment programs, clubs, and sports: soccer team, Odyssey of the Mind team, running, engineering, plus a variety of rotating programs
  • Field trips, overnight experiences, and community building events
  • Summer Camp Program
  • Voted Best Private School in Saratoga Region 2019 by Saratoga Today
  • Special events include: Halloween Vocabulary Parade, Grandparents/friends Day, Thanksgiving Feast, History Night, and Carnival

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  • Half and full day options
  • Lead teacher and assistant teacher in each classroom
  • Hands-on, play-based learning
  • Daily outdoor recess all year long
  • Individualized attention for early learners
  • Reading and math readiness

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  • Columbia University Teachers College Reading & Writing Workshop curriculum
  • Singapore Math Program
  • Designated science and technology labs and Maker Space for STEM learning
  • Specials for all grades: Spanish, Art, Music, Technology, and Physical Education

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  • Google Classroom used for class work and home work
  • Year-long research seminar projects
  • Shakespeare taught in 6th, 7th and 8th grades
  • Optional Regents testing
  • Traditional letter grading system, plus personalized, in-depth assessments
  • Advanced math and science program prepares students to accelerate in high school

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Featured Videos

 

We have enjoyed working with The SCOOP Saratoga to create these videos which highlight the wonderful programming at Saratoga Independent School. 
Enjoy!

Individualized Learning at Saratoga Independent School

Thematic Learning at S.I.S.

The Student Experience

The Student-Teacher Connection at Saratoga Independent School

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Saratoga Independent School

Social and Emotional Readiness

The Transition from PreK to Kindergarten at S.I.S.

The Middle School at Saratoga Independent School

The Importance of Healthy Living and Learning

Take a peek inside an Independent School

We take care of ourselves, each other, our school, and our community!