Name: Miriam 'Mimi' Babcock, '76, P'05'03'09
Dept: Admissions (US, MS, LS)
Title: Director of Admissions
Business Phone: 860-435-0871 x192
Grad Year: 1976
Mimi is in her eighth year at Indian Mountain. She and her husband
Fritz are graduates of IMS and the parents of three boys Holden '03,
Cooper '05 and Quinn '10. In addition to being the Director of
Admissions, she is a tutor and an advisor. When she is not in the
admissions office she is playing sports with her boys or riding her
Name: Ruth Crowther-Smith
Dept: Admissions (US, MS, LS)
Title: Admissions Assistant
Business Phone: 860-435-0871 x115
Ruth joined the admissions team of IMS in 2001. In addition to her work in the admissions office, she is also the Travel Coordinator for the Residential Life Department. When not in the office, Ruth enjoys hiking with her dogs, playing tennis, reading, and traveling.
Name: Melissa Proper, CPA
Dept: Business Office (US, MS, LS)
Title: Controller, Director of Financial Aid
Business Phone: 860-435-0871 x154
Melissa graduated from Marist College with a B.S. in Accounting in 1988. After graduation, she worked in public accounting for five years, and earned her CPA certificate in 1991. Upon certification, she moved into the private sector, working within the cable industry, retail mall management, and then with a Lakeville, CT based racing/driving school. Melissa joined Indian Mountain School with nineteen years of prior accounting/finance experience. She and her husband Brian reside in Salisbury with their Australian Cattle Dog Ringo.
zzTuition & Financial Aid
|Tuition for the 2013-14 school year is as follows:|
Upper Campus Boarding Tuition: $49,600
(includes tuition, room and board)
Boarding Deposit: $4,960
(10% of tuition)
Upper Campus Day (grades 5-9) Tuition: $26,150
(includes tuition and lunch)
Day Deposit: $2,615
(10% of tuition)
Lower Campus Tuition (grades PK through 4): $16,775
Lower Campus Deposit: $1,000
Fees, many of which are billed on a monthly basis, that can be incurred at Indian Mountain include:
The Tuition Refund Plan is required for those not paying in full by August 1, 2013. The cost of the plan is 3.8% of the net tuition. The Tuition Refund Plan is recommended but not required for Plan A.
International Services Fee (mandatory for international students): Annual fee of $3,000 to cover postage, telephone, travel coordination, admissions travel, student support, secondary school support/advising, and other expenses associated with international students.
Accident Insurance (optional): Covers $1,000 of eligible expenses per incident for a cost of $139.
Activities: Materials for special activities and hobbies not included in the regular curriculum.
Allowance: $10 is issued each week to boarders.
Computers: If applicable, charges for iPads and related expenses (ebooks, apps, insurance, etc.).
Damages: The School assumes all normal wear and tear, but students should understand that they are responsible for all willful or easily avoidable damage to school property.
Dispensary: Antibiotics, vaccines, medicines dispensed by the school nurse. $85.00/year
ESL (English as a Second Language): Grades 7,8,9 meet 4-15 periods per week with a lead and resource instructor where needed. $2,350-$6,200/year, depending on curricular needs. Grade 6 receives one-on-one instruction and follows the tutoring fee schedule.
Health Services Fee: $200/year for boarders.
Laundry: Laundry charges are billed three times yearly commencing in November (estimated at $895 per year).
Music Lessons (Upper Campus): Private music lessons are billed in four installments over the course of the year ($1,500 per year).
Photo (Sports): Athletic team photos.
School Store: Individual purchases including textbooks, supplies, shampoo, toothpaste, sundries and athletic items (apart from uniforms and equipment supplied by the school). CT sales tax is charged on taxable purchases.
Telephone: Parents and students can purchase calling cards in the school store.
Testing: Charges for aptitude and achievement tests administered by the School, testing at centers for SSAT and special testing required by preparatory schools or requested by parents.
Transportation (student): Transportation for medical visits, to and from airports, trains and buses at vacations and weekends.
Trips (school): Tickets, meals, transportation for special trips and entertainment, and secondary school admission interviews.
Tutoring: Optional instruction (supportive and remedial), billed in three installments over the course of the year.
One appointment/week/year $1,825
Two appointments/week/year $3,425
Three appointments/week/year $4,925
Four appointments/week/year $6,375