The joy of learning and power of community

From a founding group of seven families in the High Meadows of the Shawangunk Ridge in 1984, we have grown into a diverse community of 150 students, 35 faculty members, and over 300 parents from Ulster, Dutchess, and Orange Counties. Our history and philosophy are our steadfast guideposts in navigating new developments in curriculum, decision-making, and communication.

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How to foster a love of learning that lasts

How to foster a love of learning that lasts

February 16, 2017

In an era of high-stakes testing, it’s still possible for young students to develop a love of learning through independent, progressive education. Just ask Brooklyn College graduate Lily Morganstern: she sees it every day as a pre-K assistant teacher here at High Meadow School, an independent and progressive school in Stone Ridge that goes through … Read More