Our campus covers over 400 acres with a range of ecosystems including Hudson River shoreline, marshes, woodland, meadows, and orchards. The crown jewel of the campus is the main building commanding spectacular views of the entire Mid-Hudson Valley region from the Catskills to the Hudson Highlands. This massive granite building was completely renovated in 2012 as home for The Mount Academy with its classrooms, state-of-the-art Chemistry lab, theater, and library. Extensive playing fields surround the building.
Built between 1904 and 1907 on the western shore of the Hudson River, the Mount opened in 1908 as a seminary first called the Redemptorist American House of Studies and later Mount St. Alphonsus. In addition to being a place of study, Mount St. Alphonsus supported various agricultural endeavors of the Redemptorist Order.
In 2012, the Redemptorists transferred use of the property to Bruderhof communities to continue its legacy as a religious community and educational center. Original features of the main building, including its chapel and pipe organ, have been preserved and restored.
Spanning four levels, the school library for The Mount Academy provides an inviting study space for students and staff.