Fast Facts

  • Located in New Lebanon, NY, just minutes from the Massachusetts border and the Berkshires

  • Founded in 1932

  • Exists on the site of a historic Shaker village.

  • Co-ed boarding and day school for grades 9-12 PG

  • Student body: 125 students

  • 80% boarding, 20% day students

  • Faculty: 75% have advanced degrees

  • Average class size: 9 students

Known for:

  • Active, hands-on education

  • Student-faculty engagement

  • Close-knit community

  • Strong sustainability practices

  • Diverse student body

  • Visual and performing arts program


  • Basketball

  • Cross-Country

  • Lacrosse

  • Soccer

  • Softball

  • Tennis

  • Ultimate Frisbee

  • Non-competitive sports: Alpine skiing & snowboarding, fitness, outdoor adventure, yoga, mixed martial arts

  • Mascot: The Darrow Ducks

Famous alumni:

  • Charles “Pete” Conrad '49, third astronaut to walk on the moon and commander of Gemini and Apollo space missions

  • Christopher Lloyd '57, actor

  • Chris “Mad Dog” Russo '78, nationally syndicated TV and radio sports commentator

  • Sam Harper '74, screenwriter, Cheaper by the Dozen

  • William Hudnut '50, former Mayor of Indianapolis 

  • Jane Feldman '74, author and photographer



Darrow School is proud to be associated with ‚Äčthese organizations of engaged academic leaders and schools working to promote the transformation of teaching and learning:


Thank you! Your email has been added.