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EF Academy New York
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  • Private, Boarding
  • THORNWOOD, NY

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade unavailable
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Sports
    grade C

About

582 COLUMBUS AVE
THORNWOOD, NY 10594

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$200
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$42,000
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$66,500
Received Financial Aid
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From EF Academy New York

When you attend EF Academy, you become part of a diverse community of internationally minded individuals from all around the world. Our approach to education is progressive – we personalize education, foster learning that is fueled by curiosity and transform students into young adults ready to change the world.

Surrounded by 97 acres of wooded grounds, our New York campus is located in a quiet suburban town 45 minutes away from New York City, in Westchester County. Here, students live, learn and grow with classmates from 75 different countries, participate in a variety of clubs and activities, and build important life skills that will prepare you for university.

With recognized programs like the International Baccalaureate (IB) or the US High School Diploma, you will develop the skills you need to make the best impression when applying to university. And, our dedicated university and academic advisors will be there to support you every step of the way.

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EF Academy New York Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1240
194 responses
Average ACT
25
14 responses

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma

The IB Diploma Program curriculum includes six subjects and three core requirements. You will take six classroom courses from qualified IB Diploma teachers, ensuring breadth of knowledge in languages, social studies, science, mathematics and the arts. The program develops critical thinking, active participation, research and writing skills, which will prepare you for university.

Culture & Safety

Poll
72%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 18 responses
Poll
72%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 52 responses
  • Culture fair
    27%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Club fair
    12%
  • Field Trips
    12%
  • We have an international day
    10%
  • EF Global Student Leadership Summits
    8%
  • International Internship
    6%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
98%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
China, Italy, Norway, Russian Federation, Viet Nam
International Boarding Students
94%

Students

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
450
55%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 20 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 20 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Poll
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 23 responses
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 23 responses
Poll
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 23 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 16 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 16 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 16 responses

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