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Northwood School is a highly rated, private, boarding school located in Lake Placid, NY. It has 193 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 6 to 1. Tuition is $59,920 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 99% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
92 Northwood Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Telephone
(518) 523-3357

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$59,920
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)
$59,920
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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1190
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Average ACT

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Boarding

Students Boarding
81%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
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International Boarding Students
35%

Students

Diversity
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Students
193
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
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Clubs & Activities

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Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
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I have had three children attend Northwood School and I cannot be happier with the experience! The friends they made at Northwood are still their closest friends. The teachers made such lasting impressions on each of them and they truly cared about their educational growth. Northwood also offered diversity that my children would have never experienced if they had stayed in their local school environment.
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Teachers that are engaged in students well being, unique opportunities to try new sports and outdoor activities, friendships that last a lifetime and a balance between athletic and academics.
Many of the teachers truly care about the students and their jobs as educators, but some do not treat the line between educator and friend as seriously as they should. While most of the teachers are professional and dedicated, some get carried away and/or could be more serious in the classroom.