Ross School

18 Goodfriend Drive
East Hampton, NY 11937
  • Ross School is a co-educational boarding (grades 6-12 and postgraduate) and day school (pre-nursery 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 440 students and attracts a world-class faculty.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2019 School Data
Ross SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)6-12, PG9-12
Grades Offered (Day)Pre-K-12, PG9-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19911910
Campus Size60 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment368 students310 students
% Students of Color
10%
23%
% International Students
33%
20%
% Students Boarding
42%
66%
Average SAT Score1140* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Polo shirts, khaki pants)
Casual
Average Class Size16 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:71:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1018
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
56%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$80,830$56,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$42,000
(Please contact admissions@ross.org for cost breakdown by grade.)
$31,000
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$75,830$41,300
% Students on Financial Aid
45%
37%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$26,000
(Numbers include Financial Aid & Scholarship)
$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineFeb. 1 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Average Percentile SSAT80%-
Acceptance Rate
60%
56%
Director of AdmissionsJason Warnick

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1018
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

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1516
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Sailing, Soccer, Surf Team, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations623
ExtracurricularsClub 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)
Link to Matriculation Data

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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