Tuition Student Information & Application

Mountain Lakes Public Schools
 Accepting Tuition Students for the 2021 – 2022 School Year

Public Alternative to Private Education

The Mountain Lakes Public Schools is now accepting applications for grades K – 12 for the 2021 - 2022 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:  

Anticipated Tuition Rates for 2021 – 2022 School Year

Kindergarten – 5th Grade       $13,700

6th Grade – 8th Grade            $13,900

9th Grade – 12th Grade          $17,700

In order to be considered for possible enrollment, please complete this application and return 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
96 Powerville Road, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046

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

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

For specific questions about the tuition program, please email Mr. Michael J. Fetherman,

Superintendent of Schools at:

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