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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

With the many challenges that we have faced over the past several months, The Knox School would like to thank you for your unwavering support and commitment. Our administration team has worked tirelessly during this time to develop a reopening plan that provides the highest level of safety and guaranteed learning for all students. Today, we are happy to share these plans with you. Learn More

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$150
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$25,000
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)
$60,000
Received Financial Aid
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From The Knox School

THE KNOX SCHOOL is a progressive, co-educational, independent, college preparatory boarding and day school located on 40 acres of serene waterfront property in St. James, on the North Shore of Long Island, New York. Just minutes from Manhattan, our small yet diverse student body represents more than 15 countries and attracts students from local Long Island communities, the New York tri-state area, and across the U.S.

Founded in 1904, The Knox School’s inclusive environment serves grades 6-12 and Post-Graduate, providing students with a broad world perspective and a wide range of skills to prepare them for the next phase of their journeys. In addition to superior college-preparatory academics, Knox provides a well-rounded extracurricular life with student interest-driven clubs, a historic Equestrian program, elite athletics including rowing, soccer & basketball, and a robust Visual & Performing Arts curriculum.

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The Knox School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1250
18 responses
Average ACT
28
12 responses

College Equivalency Program

The Knox School is pleased to announce that we will offer college-level courses within select disciplines. Partnering with Stony Brook University’s ACE Programs (Accelerated College Education) & Suffolk County Community College’s Beacon Program, qualified students take college courses at The Knox School during their regular school hours, while simultaneously working toward high school graduation.

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 4 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 4 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 6 responses
  • Team Choosing Gym Night Lantern Parade Senior Sing
    67%
  • Spirit Week
    17%
  • You can't do anything without getting in trouble
    17%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
52%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
China, Russian Federation, Serbia, Spain, Viet Nam
International Boarding Students
37%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
142
40%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 5 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 5 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 6 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 6 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 6 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 4 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 4 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 4 responses

The Knox School Reviews

Rating 3.92 out of 5  26 reviews
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