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Northwood School

Call: 518-523-3357
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Northwood School

At a glance

Location Lake Placid, NY
USA
Tuition $55,640
Grades 9-12, PG Students Receiving Aid 50
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded $2,000,000
Student/Faculty Ratio 6:1 Endowment $8,000,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 45%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 175

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 9

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 22*
Average SAT Score (Math) N/R
Average SAT Score (Verbal) N/R
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 6
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Albany NY Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
Learning Differences
All Grades 9-12, PG
Boarding Grades 9-PG
Grade Divisions Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Established 1905
Dress Code Casual
School Setting Small Town
Campus Size (Acres) 85
Head of School Mike Maher
Endowment $8,000,000

History

Northwood School is an independent, co-educational, school serving 175 boarding and day students in grades 9 through 12 as well as Post-Graduates. Located in Lake Placid, New York, Northwood School offers a traditional college prep curriculum as well as distinctive offerings like the L.E.A.P. program and courses in Innovation and Design and Entrepreneurship. Northwood School has a diverse student body with representatives from over twenty-five states and fifteen countries.

Academics

Full Time Faculty 32
Part Time Faculty 8
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 30
Faculty with doctorate 2
Faculty with masters 16
Student/Faculty ratio 6:1
Average Class Size 9
Special Academic Support Programs
ADD/ADHD
ESL
Learning Differences
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
Art
Biology
Business
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Community Service
Computer Math
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Economics
Electives
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
Ethics
French
Geography
Geology
Geometry
Government/Civics
Health
A.P. Courses Offered
Biology
English Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
Psychology
US History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 175
% Boys/Girls 67/33
Boarding Students 20
Day Students 155
International
Australia
Canada
China
Czech Republic
Germany
Japan
Korea
Russia
UK
Venezuela
United States
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Idaho
Illinois
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Texas
Vermont
Virginia
Majority of students come from Northeast
% of Students of Color 5
% of International Students 30%

Admission

E-mail admissions@northwoodschool.com
Web Address www.northwoodschool.com
Director of Admission Brad D'Arco
Admission Application Apply to Northwood School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 85
Application Deadline(s) January 31
Financial Aid Awarded $2,000,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 50
Acceptance Rate 45%
Total Applicants 203
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 60%
Admission Tests Accepted
Other (PSAT)
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $32,600
Boarding Student Tuition $55,640
International Student Tuition $57,140

College Placement Office

Average ACT Score 23
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Harvard
McGill University
Boston University
Trinity College
Syracuse University
University of California-Irvine
% of Graduates Who Attend College 99

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
alpine skiing
crew
cross-country skiing
cycling
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
skiing (downhill)
snowboarding
soccer
tennis
Recreational Sports
camping
canoe
cycling
hiking
mountain biking
outdoor club/skills
rappelling
Extra-Curricular Activities
Community Service Program
Newspaper
Student Government
Yearbook

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Contact Info

Phone 518-523-3357
Address 92 Northwood Rd - Lake Placid, NY 12946 USA
Website www.northwoodschool.com 
Email admissions@northwoodschool.com 
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