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

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
$53,500
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)
$63,000
Received Financial Aid
26%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From The Masters School

The Masters School is a global community where smart is cool, learning is joyful, and where we strive to be a power for good. Masters is a rigorous, college preparatory, 5- and 7-day boarding and day school located on 96 acres, 12 miles north of New York City. Students and teachers make full use of great campus facilities 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 music, dance, visual arts, and theater for years.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1360
162 responses
Average ACT
31
104 responses

Harkness at The Masters School

academic spotlight

The Masters School is distinguished by its powerful approach to education — the Harkness teaching and learning methodology, which gives every student an equal place of prominence during dynamic classroom discussions. Around the Harkness table, students lead class discussions and are inspired to prepare thoroughly, participate daily, solve problems collaboratively, and explore divergent ideas.

Culture & Safety

Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 43 responses
  • Halloween
    28%
  • Delta/phi
    19%
  • Founders day
    19%
  • Morning Meetings
    9%
  • Musical
    7%
  • Diversity day
    5%
  • Senior teas
    5%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
21%
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
65%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 17 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 17 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 17 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 21 responses
Poll
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 21 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 21 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
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 15 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 15 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 15 responses

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