Cardigan Mountain School
62 Alumni Dr, Canaan, NH 03741Contact School E-mail the School Visit School's Website
ENROLLMENT: 214 boys in grades 6-9 (188 boarding/26 day).
STUDENT BODY PROFILE: Students represent 22 states and 13 countries.
- Advanced degrees–20
- Majority of faculty reside on campus.
Pre-College Prep Curriculum centered around the traditional core disciplines and designed to both support and challenge students in preparation for the academic demands of secondary school. Class size ranges from 6-16 students.
PEAKSŪ (Personalized Education for the Acquisition of Knowledge and Skills) program designed to help students develop essential study and self-advocacy skills.
Program-specific classrooms located throughout campus, many featuring interactive white boards and conference tables.
Freda R. Caspersen Science Laboratories
Stoddard Center, housing the Kirk Library, a three-tiered multimedia resource center with more than 10,000 volumes; Humann Theatre, a 250-seat auditorium that hosts All-School meetings, lectures, films, concerts, music and drama performances; and the PEAKSŪ Suite.
Charles C. Gates I.D.E.A. Shop, dedicated to the Gates Invention & Innovation Competition and woodworking programs.
Offerings include fine arts, woodworking, drama, and music–including private lessons. Students of visual arts work in Bronfman Hall’s large, well-equipped art studio; drama participation includes practices and performances in Humann Theatre.
Sixteen interscholastic and intramural athletic offerings at various skill levels.
Facilities include seven athletic fields, 12 outdoor tennis courts, indoor hockey rink, five miles of nordic ski trails, wrestling room, rock climbing “cave,” fully equipped weight-training and conditioning room, and indoor/outdoor basketball courts.
Classes in session 7:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Extensive weekend activity and Thursday clubs programs, ongoing service learning projects including community service days, weekly nonsectarian Chapel program.
SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACEMENT:
Class of 2012 enrolled at 40 independent secondary schools.
Boarding–$49,725; Day–$28,865, plus applicable additional fees.
Tuition installment and monthly payment plans available. 2011-12 financial aid–27% of students received total of $1,030,000.
|Grade Range||Boarding and Day — Boys Grades 6-9|
|Coed, Boys, or Girls||Boys|
|Full Address||62 Alumni Dr, Canaan, NH 03741|
Tuition & Financial Aid
|Boarding Tuition||$49,725; estimated extras $1370|
|Need-Based Scholarships Awarded||67|
|Value of Need-Based Scholarships||$1,155,548|
Academics & Athletics
|Supplemental Instruction||Developmental Reading, ESL, Remedial Math, Remedial Reading, Review, Tutoring|
|Summer Session||Coed. Grades 3-9. Academic Enrichment Review Remedial Recreational. ESL. Tuition Boarding $5304-8840. Tuition Day $2808-4680. 3-6 weeks|
|Interscholastic Boys' Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross-country, Football, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Skiing, Soccer, Tennis, Wrestling|
|Graduate Reference Year||2012|
|Graduates Attending College/Nonpublic Secondary School||59|
|Most Common Graduate Destinations||Hotchkiss, Northfield Mt Hermon, St Paul's Sch-NH, Groton, Peddie, Tabor|
|Percentage of Applicants Accepted||62|
|Percent Admitted Who Choose to Enroll (Yield)||65|
|Tests Used for Admission||IQ, ISEE, SSAT|
|Administrator||David J. McCusker, Jr.|
|Administrator's Title||Head of School|
|In Office Since||2007|
|Administrator's Credentials||BA, Dartmouth College|
|Director(s) of Admissions||Chip Audett, Director of Admission|
Enrollment & Faculty
|Elementary Enrollment (Through Grade 8)||148|
|Secondary Enrollment (Grades 9-PG)||67|
|Student Body Ethnicity||White 57%, Latino 15%, African-American 3%, Asian 23%, Other 2%|
|Percentage of International Students||45|
|Average Class Size||12|
|Faculty with Advanced Degrees (%)||35|
|Male Teaching Faculty||41|
|Female Teaching Faculty||15|
|Faculty Ethnicity||White 91%, Latino 2%, Asian 5%, Other 2%|
Campus & Endowment
|Buildings on Campus||30|