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The Masters School
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  • Private, Boarding
  • DOBBS FERRY, NY

Monthly Update

1.30.2024

Each January, all students participate in WinterMission, a four-day program designed to expand students' horizons. Students chose from 47 innovative classes in which they dive — sometimes literally — into new experiences: learning to scuba dive, building habitable wooden structures from scratch, writing and performing a mini-musical, and studying the chemistry of foods.

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$59,850
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)
$69,500
Received Financial Aid
24%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From The Masters School

The Masters School is a rigorous, college preparatory, 5- and 7-day boarding and day school located on 96 acres, 12 miles north of New York City.

Masters is a global community where smart is cool, learning is joyful, and where we strive to be a power for good. Students and teachers make full use of outstanding campus facilities, including our new, state-of-the-art Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, as well as one of the most exciting classrooms in the world: New York City.

This is a school of high standards, great achievement and hard work, where the Harkness teaching method is a transformative tool in all subjects; around the Harkness table, every student has a voice. This is also a place of creativity, diversity and fun. The curriculum is engaging and challenging. The athletic teams are competitive and accomplished. The fine arts program is exceptional and has been developing artists of acclaim in music, dance, visual arts and theater for years.

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The Masters School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1360
137 responses
Average ACT
32
97 responses

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

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The Masters School’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center gives students cutting-edge resources and tools to creatively solve the problems of tomorrow. Students can take 12 courses in design thinking and social entrepreneurship, engineering, and computer science. Classrooms are equipped with the latest technology and tools for students to bring their ideas to life.

Culture & Safety

Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 24 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 55 responses
  • Halloween
    24%
  • Delta/phi
    16%
  • Founders day
    16%
  • Musical
    13%
  • Morning Meetings
    9%
  • Senior teas
    5%
  • Diversity day
    4%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
23%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, South Korea
International Boarding Students
9%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
694
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 24 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 24 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 24 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 28 responses
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 28 responses
Poll
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 28 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 22 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 22 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 22 responses

The Masters School Reviews

Rating 4.05 out of 5  130 reviews
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