Blue Mountain School

A nonprofit organization

$6,155 raised by 42 donors

41% complete

$15,000 Goal

Blue Mountain School is a Contemplative Progressive educational community located in Floyd, Virginia. Blue Mountain offers programs for children in preschool to middle school including forest programs and summer camps.

Through the many opportunities to grow in these last few years, Blue Mountain School has remained committed to best practices and a deep commitment to essential social emotional learning that is the foundation to all learning. Accompanying this commitment is the awareness of the need for small class sizes and excellent teacher:student ratios. Our devotion to these pedagogical ideals is also a financial commitment; and we need your help. The operating costs of our programming has continued to increase, while our school remains committed to affordable education in our rural community.  Please donate today! Your tax deductible donation is essential to helping Blue Mountain School serve families and nurture the thinkers, leaders and problem solvers our world needs.

As a long-standing educational non-profit in the New River Valley, every one of our 42 years has offered opportunities for reflection and growth.  We’ve continued to strengthen our program, and remained committed to our Mission, Vision and Values. Some have called Blue Mountain School an educational oasis.

Our Mission

As a Contemplative Progressive school, we commit to providing a holistic approach to education that nurtures the mind and the heart, the rational and the creative, the physical and the spiritual. Together, the Contemplative and Progressive elements of our model honor the whole child.


Our Vision

To cultivate capable community members who possess the courage and wisdom to lead fulfilling lives.


Our Values


Community and Diversity

We celebrate diversity in our membership and in the world. We explore Wisdom Traditions and cultural celebrations, engage in service learning, and work to contribute positively to both our local community and the larger global community.

Relationships and Balance

We nurture loving, respectful relationships and seek emotional balance. We take responsibility for ourselves and work to develop our understanding of others. We engage in activities that foster self-awareness, encourage our unique enthusiasms, and demonstrate healthy living.

Reverence for Life

We promote environmental stewardship by participating in nature-based activities and by exploring the connection between all living things, to establish a genuine sense of wonder and responsibility in our students.


Organization Data

Summary

Organization name

Blue Mountain School

Tax id (EIN)

86-1117860

Categories

Education Children & Family Community

Address

470 CHRISTIANSBURG PIKE NE
FLOYD, VA 24091

Phone

540-745-4234

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