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Saratoga Independent School at a Glance

 
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 equally focused on academics and personal development. Our commitment to small class sizes and flexible teaching practices creates a community of confident and inquisitive learners. 

  • Established in 1991
  • 150 students PreK through Middle School
  • Serving families in the greater Saratoga Region, with bus service from 6 school districts
  • Before and Aftercare Programs
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid available
  • Accredited by New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
  • 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 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
  • Field trips, overnight experiences, and community building events
  • Summer Camp Program
  • Voted Best Private School in Saratoga Region 2019
  • Special events include: Thanksgiving Feast, Halloween Vocabulary Parade, History Night

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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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