Maplebrook School

5142 Route 22
Amenia, NY 12501
Tel: 8453738191
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12, PG | 100 students
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Maplebrook School is a coeducational international boarding and day school for students with learning differences and/or attention deficit disorder (ADD).
Maplebrook is more than strong academics dedicated to the creation and the nurturing of academic, artistic and athletic skills; but also a school devoted to the growth and the guidance of the character of each of our students.
Experience has proven that character values such as trust, honesty, respect, citizenship, caring, fairness, faith, and responsibility contribute immensely to the future success of our students and are the backbone of our goal to "Educate the Heart".
The Responsibility Increases Self Esteem (RISE) program provides the structure and support to make this possible. Students at Maplebrook are diverse, but within a short period of time they share a common goal - to overcome their difficulties.
Our carefully crafted academic and social skills programs are designed to converge on the ability of each individual student's success. 

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Maplebrook School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 7-12, PG 7-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1945 1910
Campus Size 100 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 100 students 295 students
% Students of Color 15% 19%
% International Students 25% 20%
% Students Boarding 96% 67%
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Weekly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:5 1:7
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 95% 67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $2 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$61,900 $48,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$35,000 $27,525
% Students on Financial Aid 20% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $7,000 $20,465
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate 85% 57%
Director of AdmissionsJennifer Scully
Associate Director of AdmissionsChristine Place

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 11 14
SportsCross Country, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Freestyle Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

School Notes:

  • All students with learning differences are not alike. Each has a unique and complicated pattern of strengths and weaknesses combining to form an individual learning style. Many students arrive at Maplebrook with skills too weak to allow success in a traditional high school or post secondary education. Others are ready for high school level academics but learn best in a setting recognizing their individual learning styles and strengthening their particular academic skills.This pattern of learning can affect students socially, emotionally, as well as academically. In most instances, the pattern of learning is neurologically based and is something an individual must learn to deal with in order to have a healthy, happy and successful life.

    The student body at Maplebrook arrives with a wide variety of learning patterns and leave with a defined set of skills enabling them to better participate within our complex modern society. In recent years, graduates have attended two year college programs while others have attended post secondary programs to further their knowledge and skills in various areas of career education. Still others have entered the world of work in occupations relating to teaching, food services, health care, office services and retailing.Maplebrook students are diverse in other respects as well. They range in age from eleven to twenty-one, and come from all over the United States and from several foreign countries. They possess talents in drama, music, and sports, and interests ranging from chess to environmental issues. Our student body consists of approximately the same number of boys and girls, reflective of the society as a whole. 
  • LD types supported: Language based disabilities, central auditory processing, dyslexia, dysgraphia, expressive and receptive language disorders, ADD/ADHD
  • School accreditations: New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS), Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is The Kildonan School (2 miles away)
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  • Amenia, NYThe Kildonan School
    425 Morse Hill Rd.
    AmeniaNY 12501
    845-373-2012
    2 mi | 83 students | Gr. 2-12
  • Millbrook, NYMillbrook School
    131 Millbrook School Road
    MillbrookNY 12545
    845-677-8261
    4.1 mi | 294 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Kent, CTThe Marvelwood School
    476 Skiff Mountain Road
    KentCT 06757
    860-927-0047
    7.2 mi | 160 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Lakeville, CTThe Hotchkiss School
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    LakevilleCT 06039
    (860) 435-3102
    7.5 mi | 598 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Salisbury, CTSalisbury School
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    251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    860-435-5732
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