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The Masters School

Call: 914-479-6420
The Masters School

At a glance

Location Dobbs Ferry, NY
Tuition $55,050
Grades 5-12 Students Receiving Aid 25%
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded $4,700,000
Student/Faculty Ratio 8:1 Endowment $33,000,000

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 40%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 663

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 14

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 47*
Average SAT Score (Math) N/R
Average SAT Score (Verbal) N/R
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 16
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region New York NY Area
Westchester NY Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
All Grades 5-12
Boarding Grades 9-12
Grade Divisions Primary
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Established 1877
Dress Code Casual
School Setting Other(Suburban, fringe of Large City)
Campus Size (Acres) 96
Head of School Dr. Maureen Fonseca
Endowment $33,000,000

History

The Masters School is a coeducational, college preparatory school located on 96 wooded acres, just 30 minutes 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. As a boarding and day school, this is a place of high standards, great achievement, and hard work. But this is also a place of creativity, diversity, and fun. The curriculum is challenging. The athletic teams are competitive and accomplished. The arts program is exceptional. An engagement with the School's community service program has been a guiding principle since the School's founding in 1877.

Academics

Full Time Faculty 109
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 75%
Faculty with doctorate 12
Faculty with masters 70
Student/Faculty ratio 8:1
Average Class Size 14
Special Academic Support Programs
ESL
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Art
Art History
Biology
Business
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Chinese
Choir
Chorus
Classics
Creative Writing
Dance
Discrete Math
Drama
Earth Science
Economics
Electives
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
Ethics
European History
Expository Writing
Film
Fine Arts
French
Geometry
Government/Civics
Greek
Health
History
Humanities
Journalism
Latin
Mathematics
Music
Music Composition
Music Theory
Photography
Physical Education
Physics
Pre-calculus
Psychology
Religion
Science
Sculpture
Social Studies
Spanish
Speech
Statistics
Studio Art
Trigonometry
World Culture
World History
World Literature
Writing
A.P. Courses Offered
Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language
English Literature
European History
French Language
Latin Literature
Music Theory
Physics C
Spanish Language
Statistics
Studio Art
US History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 663
Boys 331
Girls 332
% Boys/Girls 50/50
Boarding Students 157
Day Students 331
International
Australia
Brazil
Chile
China
Germany
India
Jamaica
Japan
Korea
Other (Many others )
Russia
Spain
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
UK
United States
California
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Massachusetts
Montana
Nevada
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Texas
Vermont
Washington
Wisconsin
Majority of students come from Northeast
% of Students of Color 36%
% of International Students 17%

Admission

Director of Admission Keith Holton
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 50
Application Deadline(s) December 15/February 1
Financial Aid Deadline(s) January 1
Financial Aid Awarded $4,700,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 25%
Acceptance Rate 40%
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 60%
Admission Tests Accepted
ISEE
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $39,150
Boarding Student Tuition $55,050

College Placement Office

Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations 2009 - 2014 Most Commonly Attended Universities:
New York University (31), George Washington University (24), Cornell University (16), Skidmore College (13), Hamilton College (10), Northeastern University (10), Johns Hopkins University (9), Emory University (9), Oberlin College (9), Brown University (8)
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cross-country
fencing
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field
volleyball
Recreational Sports
dance
fitness
rock climbing
weight lifting
yoga
Extra-Curricular Activities
A Capella
African American Club
Art Club
Choir
Chorus
Community Service Program
Dance Club
Digital Photography Club
Dorm Proctors
Drama Club
Envirothon
French Club
Gay/Straight Alliance
Habitat for Humanity
International Club
Literary Magazine
Math Club
Model UN
National Honor Society
Newspaper
Orchestra
Other (Many others...)
Peer Tutoring
Photography Club
Science Club
Spanish Club
Student Government
Student Publications
Tour Guides
Yearbook

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Contact Info

Phone 914-479-6420
Address 49 Clinton Ave - Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
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