18 Goodfriend Drive
East Hampton, NY 11937
Ross School is a co-educational boarding (grades 6-12 and postgraduate) and day school (kindergarten -grade 12 and postgraduate) located on two beautiful campuses in East Hampton and Bridgehampton, New York, about two hours east of New York City.
The School offers a global, integrated curriculum with engaging courses in science, arts, humanities, and wellness, while offering opportunities for independent study, competitive athletics, extracurricular activities, and travel.
Ross School serves approximately 365 students and attracts a world-class faculty.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12, PG
  • Students: 368 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $80,830
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $44,910
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

Ross School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 308 schools) for:

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
Ross School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
6-12, PG
9-12
Grades Offered (Day)
K-12, PG
5-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1991
1907
Campus Size
63 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
368 students
300 students
% Students of Color
10%
25%
% International Students
41%
20%
% Students Boarding
60%
70%
Average SAT Score
1575
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
22
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Polo shirts, khaki pants)
Casual
Average Class Size
11 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
13
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
69%
70%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$80,830
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$44,910
(Please contact admissions@ross.org for cost breakdown by grade.)
$32,995
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$73,570
$44,100
% Students on Financial Aid
45%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$26,000
(Numbers include Financial Aid & Scholarship)
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Jan. 15
Average Percentile SSAT
80%
-
Acceptance Rate
60%
58%
Director of Admissions
Andrea Chesley

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
13
17
Courses
Advanced American History, Advanced Art History, Advanced Biology, Advanced English, Advanced European History, Advanced Spanish Language, Advanced Spanish Literature, Advanced Studio Art, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Statistics, Advanced Chemistry, Advanced Environmental Science, Advanced French Language, Advanced Physics

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
6
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Gardening Club, Mu Alpha Theta-Math Club, Theatre Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Spring Musical

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fitness Club

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • The Ross educational experience aims to impart to young people a 21st century skill set and the inspiration that will motivate them to keep their minds actively engaged in lifelong learning. Ross School offers a dynamic environment where students take an active role in their learning. In addition to core curricular classes, which include English, cultural history, mathematics, science, technology, arts, and languages, students are encouraged to take more responsibility for their own learning by exploring their interests and passions through elective courses, independent study, and Field Academy classes. A Senior Project of the student`s design represents the culmination of this personal exploration.
  • Electives vary each term and range from African Drumming to World Religions to Neuroscience, with yearlong and single-term options. Students in good standing whose interests are not found in the offered electives, or who wish to pursue more in-depth studies in a particular area, may propose independent study under the tutelage of a faculty mentor.
  • Field Academy offers an opportunity for teachers and students in grades 7-12 and postgraduates to work intensively on group and individual projects during the three weeks between Winter and Spring Terms. Classes and programs in a wide variety of subjects are offered to expose students to in-depth study, new interests, possible college/career paths, volunteer opportunities, and recreational pursuits. Many of these occur in conjunction with travel, both abroad and within the United States.
  • LD types supported: Language-based differences, mild learning differences
  • Ross School accreditations: NAIS, NYAIS, TABS, MSA
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 6-12, PG
  • Students: 368 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $80,830
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $44,910
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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