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Darrow School

Call: 518-794-6000
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Darrow School
Darrow School
Darrow School

At a glance

Location New Lebanon, NY
Tuition $49,600
Grades 9-12 Students Receiving Aid 30%
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded $1,001,850
Student/Faculty Ratio 4:1 Endowment $2,500,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 57%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 116

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 9

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 31*
Average SAT Score (Math) N/R
Average SAT Score (Verbal) N/R
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs -
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Albany NY Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
Small Boarding School
All Grades 9-12
Boarding Grades 9-12
Grade Divisions Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Established 1932
Dress Code Casual
School Setting Rural
Campus Size (Acres) 360
Head of School Nancy Maslack Wolf
Endowment $2,500,000

History

Founded in 1932 on the site of the New Lebanon Shaker Village, Darrow school is a co-ed Boarding and Day school for grades 9-12. At Darrow School, we are dedicated to serving students with diverse backgrounds and abilities, building on each student’s individual talents and interests to inspire enduring confidence for success in college and life.

Academics

Full Time Faculty 28
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 54%
Faculty with doctorate 1
Faculty with masters 16
Student/Faculty ratio 4:1
Average Class Size 9
Special Academic Support Programs
ADD/ADHD
ESL
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Art
Biology
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Chorus
Community Service
Creative Writing
Drama
Earth Science
Ecology
Economics
Electives
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
Ethics
European History
Evolution
Expository Writing
Field Ecology
Film Studies
Fine Arts
French
Geography
Geology
Geometry
History
Human Development
International Relations
Journalism
Mathematics
Music Composition
Music Theory
Ornithology
Outdoor Education
Photography
Physics
Pre-calculus
Science
Sculpture
Spanish
Statistics
Studio Art
Study Skills
World History
World Literature
Writing

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 116
Boys 60
Girls 56
% Boys/Girls 52%/48%
Boarding Students 90
Day Students 26
International
China
Jamaica
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Other (Ghana, Bahamas, Malaysia)
Taiwan
United States
California
Connecticut
Dist. of Columbia
Georgia
Hawaii
Illinois
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Texas
Vermont
Virginia
Majority of students come from Northeast
% of Students of Color 17%
% of International Students 28%

Admission

E-mail admission@darrowschool.org
Web Address www.darrowschool.org
Director of Admission Elizabeth R. Strickler
Admission Application Apply to Darrow School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 50
Application Deadline(s) Rolling
Financial Aid Awarded $1,001,850
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 30%
Acceptance Rate 57%
Total Applicants 162
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 47%
Admission Tests Accepted
Other (SLEP)
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $28,300
Boarding Student Tuition $49,600
International Student Tuition $49,600

College Placement Office

Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Cooper Union, University of Chicago, New York University, Amherst, Smith, Johns Hopkins, Northeastern, Boston University, Skidmore, Union College, St. Lawrence, Hobart & William Smith, Occidental, Ithaca, Brandeis, Savannah College of Art and Design, Bard, Rochester Institute of Technology
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
alpine skiing
baseball
basketball
cross-country
independent competitive sports
lacrosse
other (Ultimate Frisbee)
skiing (downhill)
snowboarding
soccer
softball
tennis
Recreational Sports
fitness
mountain biking
outdoor club/skills
skiing
tennis
ultimate frisbee
weight lifting
yoga
Extra-Curricular Activities
Chorus
Community Service Program
French Club
Gay/Straight Alliance
International Club
Literary Magazine
Ski Club
Spanish Club
Student Government
Tour Guides
Yearbook

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Location

Contact Info

Phone 518-794-6000
Address 110 Darrow Rd - New Lebanon, NY 12125
Website www.darrowschool.org 
Email admission@darrowschool.org 
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