Tel: (845) 534-9860 Ext. 236
314 Mountain Road
Cornwall on Hudson, NY 12520
The Storm King School is celebrating 155 years! Nestled atop Storm King Mountain in New York's scenic Hudson Valley, about an hour from New York City, SKS welcomes 175 college-bound boarding and day students from 25+ countries.
Our educational approach is highly individualized and project-based, and many classes occur outside of the traditional classroom walls.
SKS is best known for our renowned faculty, competitive science/math programs, far-reaching humanities programs, robust arts, and both championship and no-cut sports.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12, PG
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $69,900
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $37,900
  • Acceptance rate: 47%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Storm King School ranks among the top 10 schools with < 200 students (out of 95 schools) for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
The Storm King School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
8-12, PG
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1867
1906
Campus Size
55 acres
125 acres

Student Body

% Students of Color
50%
26%
% International Students
45%
20%
% Students Boarding
65%
70%
Average SAT Score
1250
* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
10 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
15
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
60%
71%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$2 million
$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$69,900
$61,215
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$37,900
$34,900
% Students on Financial Aid
40%
40%
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
47%
58%
Director of Admissions
Marek Pramuka
Associate Director of Admissions
Toni Scherrer

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • Student Body 175; 65% Boarding, 35% Day; 50% Female, 50% Male
  • Teaching Faculty 34 (most with advanced degrees, most live on campus)
  • Located about an hour north of New York City, in New York's scenic Hudson Valley, 1-hour from JFK airport
  • 3 Classroom Buildings; Gymnasium with Dance Studio, Cardio, Weights, Basketball Court, Fencing, etc.; Theater, Art Center with studio and digital lab, 6 Dormitories, Commons overlooking the Hudson River, Music Studio, 2 Athletic Fields, Student Center with snack bar, School Store
  • 100% College Placement, our students have diverse interests and talents
  • The Storm King School accreditations: The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS), New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS), MSA
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Storm King School cost?

The Storm King School's tuition is approximately $69,900 for boarding students and $37,900 for day students.

What is the acceptance rate of The Storm King School?

The acceptance rate of The Storm King School is 47%, which is lower than the boarding school average of 58%. The Storm King School's acceptance rate is ranked as one of the top boarding schools with low acceptance rates.

What is The Storm King School's ranking?

The Storm King School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Low acceptance rates.

When is the application deadline for The Storm King School?

The application deadline for The Storm King School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

Alumni Reviews Review School

Review
Description

Class of 2020
5.00
ArtCenter College of Design
Our campus and community are small which creates many opportunities to be fully familiar with almost every aspect of life at SKS. The arts (theatre, visual, film) and sports were heavily emphasized and had very. . .

Class of 2020
5.00
Florida international university
Storm King is a wonderful second home with a wide assortment of clubs and activities. The school gets students out of their comfort zones with opportunities to get involved with new sports or arts. . .
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12, PG
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $69,900
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $37,900
  • Acceptance rate: 47%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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