Mountain Lakes Public Schools
 Accepting Tuition Students for the 2023 – 2024 School Year
Public Alternative to Private Education

The Mountain Lakes Public Schools is now accepting applications for grades K – 12 for the 2023 - 2024 school year. The tuition program has grown over the years and proudly provides its students an exceptional education through small class sizes, high expectations and personal attention to each student's academic, social and emotional needs. Our innovative educators are leaders in their respective subject areas. We are committed to providing each student with a challenging educational program and ample opportunities for involvement in a wide array of co-curricular activities.

Tuition students enjoy a public school opportunity with the finest private school education when they elect to join the Mountain Lakes School District.  Our tuition rates are less than private schools and are anticipated as follows:

The rates for the 2023-2024 school year are as follows:


Tuition Rate for 2023-24

Mountain Lakes High School (9th Grade – 12th Grade):


Briarcliff Middle School (6th Grade – 8th Grade)


Wildwood Elementary School (Kindergarten – 5th Grade):


Ivy Hall Preschool 4 day/full day


Ivy Hall Preschool 4 day/half day


Ivy Hall Preschool 5 day/full day


Ivy Hall Preschool 5 day/half day


In order to be considered for possible enrollment for grades K – 12, please
complete this application  and return it to the Principal's office in the school of interest.

In addition, prospective tuition students may contact the main office of each school to set up a tour of the school.  Here is the contact information for each school:

Mountain Lakes High School:
Terry Caprara at 973-334-8400 or [email protected]
96 Powerville Road, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046

Briarcliff Middle School:
Sharon Shortt at 973-334-0342 or [email protected]
93 Briarcliff Road, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046

Wildwood Elementary School:
Jill Morris at 973-334-3609 or [email protected]
51 Glen Road, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046

For specific questions about the tuition program, please email Mr. Michael J. Fetherman, Superintendent of Schools at: [email protected]

 Tradition of Honest Excellence


updated 7/14/2023

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