High Mowing School is an independent private, co-educational, day and boarding school, located in Wilton, New Hampshire, in the United States. High Mowing is a Waldorf school, and is the only Waldorf boarding school in the United States. It is a high school (grades 9 through 12). It was founded in 1942 by Beulah Hepburn Emmet, a schoolteacher who was displeased with the politics in the public school in Connecticut in which she taught.
According to its mission, High Mowing School aims to "educate artistically through dynamic, transformative activity that resonates with the developmental stages of adolescence and the unique development of each individual."
Special programs include: naturalist, fine and applied arts, apprenticeship pottery program, Sinfonietta (community orchestra) and annual, interest-based two week "Projects Block."
High Mowing is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America.
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