Our Program

The Mount Academy is an educational community where students grow to be orderly, truthful, compassionate, interested in learning and thinking, disciplined in body, and above all committed to a life of service to others. As a living community of learning, the school's program develops dynamically while remaining faithful to our core values.


A rigorous academic program is designed to challenge and inspire students and to fulfil all the requirements for a high school diploma in the State of New York. Students must achieve at least 22 units of credit, including:

  • English Language Arts – 4 units
  • Social Studies – 4 units
  • Mathematics – 3 units
  • Science – 3.5 units
  • Arts – 1 unit
  • Languages Other Than English – 1 unit
  • Physical Education – 2 units
  • Electives – 3.5 additional units


Students are encouraged to develop their hearts, their hands, and their minds through a wide range of cocurricular activities, including:

  • Chess Team
  • Conservation/Forestry Club
  • Construction Club
  • Cooking Club
  • Cross Country Team
  • Envirothon Team
  • Journalism Club
  • Mock Trial Team
  • Science Olympiad Team
  • Soccer Team
  • Social Service Club
  • Woodworking Club