Co-ed junior boarding and day school for students in pre-kindergarten through grade nine

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  • Enrollment

    Our enrollment averages 250 students between our Upper and Lower campuses. We have space for 105 domestic and international boarders in grades 5-9, representing 10 U.S. states and over a dozen international countries.
  • Stats

    Founded: 1922
    Head of School: Jody Reilly Soja
    Location: Lakeville, Connecticut
    Campus: 600 acres
  • Administration

    Assistant Head of School for Program and Daily Operations: Tom Stewart
    Dean of Academics: Sarah Breakell
    Dean of Students: Colleen O'Reilly
    Head of Lower School: Rebekah Jordan
  • Faculty and Students

    Faculty: 60
    Faculty with Advanced Degrees: 34
    Average Class Size: 12
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Grades

    Lower Campus: PK-4
    Upper Campus: 5-9
    Boarding: 5-9

  • 2019-2020 Tuition

    Tuition for the 2019-20 academic year:
    7 Day Boarding Tuition: $65,235
    5 Day Boarding Tuition: $61,235
    International Boarding Tuition: $70,235
    Upper Campus Day: $33,500
    Lower Campus: $21,118
  • Technology

    9th grade iPad program
    Campus-wide SMART Boards          
    Three computer labs
    Multiple laptop carts
  • Annual Giving

    Endowment: $10 million
    2018-2019 Annual Giving Total: $805k
  • IMS Falcon Pride

    IMS School Colors: Maroon and Gray
    IMS School Mascot: Falcon


  • Athletic Facilities

    IMS has seven playing fields
    Three all-weather tennis courts and gymnasium
    Weight-training center and cross country trails
    Use of state-of-the-art facilities at The Hotchkiss School.
    Off-campus partnership with Butternut Ski Area.


  • Campus Dormitories

    Stockton
    Lower Doolittle
    Upper Doolittle
    Lower West
    Upper West
    Moore House
  • Community Service

    Our motto is life through service. 
    Our students understand the value of giving
    and participating in social awareness fundraisers
    such as By Kids for Kids, Hoops for Food,
    weekly visits to local senior centers and
    other community volunteer work.

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  • What I Love About IMS

    "I love that I have really been exposed to a great deal of opportunities and experiences."
     
    "I love that I’m eager to go to school, excited for my classes, and I’m having a great time."
     
    "When I first got here, I was really scared, but everybody here was just awesome!  I love it here now."
     
    "I’ve never taken guitar before coming to IMS, so I was really nervous, but I love it! I always look forward to it in my schedule."
     
    "Community to me is about a group of people helping others be the best they can be in a very caring and supportive way.  I love this community."
     
    "I love experiencing things I have never done before. I have never played lacrosse or been a part of team sports and it is awesome!"
     
    "I love competition and here at IMS I can compete at a level that energizes me."
  • What My Parents Love About IMS

    "IMS is safe, kind, warm, and welcoming."

    "The quality teaching at IMS is unmatched by others schools we looked at for our children."

    "The foundation of the school is built upon supportive, caring faculty."

    "IMS is fun and challenging for my children."

    "We all love the family atmosphere at IMS."