| The Mountain School at Winhall (MSW) is a grades Pre-K - 8 independent school founded on the principles of equity and excellence for every child. As the only elementary Town Academy (a private school with a public mission) in existence, MSW is proud to serve children of all academic, socio-economic, and ethnic levels and backgrounds, and serve them well. Through these beliefs of social equity and academic excellence, MSW provides a rigorous, caring, supportive educational environment for every student. The Mountain School boasts a 5:1 student-teacher ratio and an average class size of 10. The results speak for themselves. MSW students score well above state and national averages on standardized assessments. Please take the time to visit our website (www.themountainschool.org) to learn more about this truly unique independent school.