At A Glance


FACTS

  • Located in New Lebanon, New York
  • Founded in 1932 at National Historic Landmark
  • 365 acres of campus
  • 26 buildings (and growing)
  • Grades 9 through 12, and PG
  • Coeducational
  • Approximately 110 students
  • Domestic and international students
  • 85% boarding, 15% day students
  • 75% of faculty and staff hold advanced degrees
  • Average class size is 9 students

ATHLETICS & NON-COMPETITIVE SPORTS

  • Basketball
  • Cross-Country
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee

 

Darrow’s non-competitive sports include: 

  • Alpine skiing & snowboarding
  • Fitness
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Yoga
  • Mixed Martial Arts

NOTABLE ALUMNI

  • Charles “Pete” Conrad '49, third astronaut to walk on the moon and commander of Gemini and Apollo space missions
  • William Hudnut '50, former Mayor of Indianapolis 
  • Christopher Lloyd '57, actor
  • Jane Feldman '74, author and photographer
  • Sam Harper '74, screenwriter, Cheaper by the Dozen
  • Chris “Mad Dog” Russo '78, nationally syndicated TV and radio sports commentator
  • Moises Rodriguez ’91, Assistant General Manager for the St. Louis Cardinals
  • Emma Berely ’05, Make-up artist for the screen

Known For

  • Active, project-based curriculum
  • Student-faculty engagement
  • Close-knit community
  • Strong sustainability practices
  • Diverse student body
  • Visual, music and performing arts program