The Masters School

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2014 School Data
The Masters School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 9-12 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) 5-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1877 1910
Campus Size 96 acres 125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 488 students 295 students
% Students of Color 36% 19%
% International Students 17% 20%
% Students Boarding 40% 68%
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 14 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 16 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 75% 66%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $33 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$57,810 $48,520
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$41,110 $27,240
% Students on Financial Aid 25% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $26,000 $20,250
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Feb. 1 / Dec. 15 Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate 40% 57%
Director of AdmissionsKeith Holton
Associate Director of AdmissionsTim Custer

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 16 16
CoursesArt History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, European History, French Language, Latin, Music Theory, Physics C Mechanics, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art, United States History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 15 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 42 23
ExtracurricularsAnime Club, Art Guild, Classics Club, Community Government, Cooking Club, Debate Club, Dobbs 16 (co-ed a cappella), Dobbs Athletic Association, Dohters (female a cappella), Environmental Club, Film Club, Football Club, French Club, Gaming Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, Glee Club, Gold Key, Improv Club, International Club, Knitting Club, Latin Club, Latinos Unidos, M.I.S.H. (community service), Masterpieces (Yearbook), Model United Nations,

College Matriculation

Year: 2009-2014 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
New York University 31
George Washington University 24
Cornell University 16
Skidmore College 13
Hamilton College 10
Northeastern University 10
Emory University 9
Johns Hopkins University 9
Oberlin College 9
Brown University 8
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • THE MISSION OF THE MASTERS SCHOOL is to provide the challenging academic environment, that for over a century, has encouraged critical, creative and independent habits of thought as well as a lifelong passion for learning. The Masters School promotes and celebrates academic achievement, artistic development, ethical awareness, technological literacy, athletic endeavor and personal growth. The School strives to maintain a diverse community that encourages students to participate actively in decisions affecting their lives and to develop an appreciation of their responsibilities in the larger world.

  • School accreditations: TABS, ISAAGNY, Middle States, NAIS, NYSAIS

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is EF Academy of New York (8.5 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Thornwood, NY
    582 Columbus Avenue
    ThornwoodNY 10594
    (914) 495-6028
    8.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 730 students
  • New York, NY
    1562 First Avenue #205-3296
    New YorkNY 10028
    +1 646-504-6924
    16.9 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 48 students
  • New York, NY,
    1 Morris Street
    New YorkNY 10004
    847-840-3064
    22.4 mi | Gr. Pre-K-12 | 566 students
  • Cornwall on Hudson, NY
    314 Mountain Road
    Cornwall on HudsonNY 12520
    845-458-7542
    29.4 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 165 students
  • Saint James, NY
    541 Long Beach Road
    Saint JamesNY 11780
    (631) 686-1600 x 414
    36.3 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 140 students
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