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Mountain Academy

Inspired by learning, grounded in place.

Mountain Academy of Teton Science Schools provides a unique Preschool through Grade 12 education in the valleys on either side of Teton Pass. Faculty on our two campuses – in Jackson, Wyoming and Teton Valley, Idaho – collaborate using a unified learning approach.

Our mission is to inspire curiosity, engagement and leadership through transformative place-based education.

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Mountain Academy Mondays: Take a tour of Jackson Campus!

Join us for Mountain Academy Mondays, every Monday through the school year. Mountain Academy Mondays are held from 9:30-11:00 a.m., and tours will alternate each week between the Lower School and Middle and Upper School.

Mountain Academy Mondays will provide prospective families with an opportunity to tour our Jackson Campus and learn more about the school through an overview and Q&A session with our division heads.

Visit the Admissions page to learn more or sign-up today to reserve your tour time!

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Our Approach

Mountain Academy of Teton Science Schools uses place-based education to connect learning to communities through three foundations:

  • Academic Engagement
  • Character Development
  • Community Focus

Place-based education increases student engagement, boosts learning outcomes, impacts communities, and promotes understanding of the world around us.

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By the Numbers

240 Students

enrolled in Preschool-Grade 12


of graduates accepted to four-year colleges and universities

The ability to learn how to critically think, work as a team, collaborate with people, and interact with stakeholders is something that's really critical in today's educational environment. We know that when we send our kids off to school, they're going to be loved, well taken care of, educated, and nurtured, and that makes us feel really comfortable as parents.
Matt Zeleznik, Jackson Campus Parent