History

Founded in 1867, The Storm King School celebrates a long tradition of helping students translate potential into success as they prepare for college and meaningful lives. Through academic classes, outstanding fine and performing arts, competitive and club sports, and interesting extracurricular activities, the faculty and staff offer students in grades 8-12 opportunities to enrich themselves through learning and confidence building. Boarding and day options are available.

Overview

Region
New York NY Area
Program Emphasis
Boarding School
All Grades 8-12
Boarding Grades 8-12
Grade Divisions
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Dress Code Casual
School Setting Small Town
Campus Size (Acres) 55 ACRES
Head of School Helen S. Chinitz
Endowment 1 million

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.sks.org
Director of Admission David Flynn
Admission Application Apply to The Storm King School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 85.00 (domestic students); $125.00 (international students)
Application Deadline(s) Rolling Admission
Financial Aid Awarded $500,000.00
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 30
Admission Tests Accepted
Other (SLEP)
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $21,500.00
Boarding Student Tuition $40,100.00
International Student Tuition $45,200.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 132
Boys 79
Girls 53
% Boys/Girls 60%/40%
Boarding Students 106
Day Students 26
International
China
Ethiopia
France
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Phillipines
Russia
Taiwan
Thailand
Ukraine
United States
Arizona
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Maryland
Massachusetts
Nevada
New Jersey
New York
Majority of students come from Northeast
% of Students of Color 13
% of International Students 45%

Academics

Full Time Faculty 26
Part Time Faculty 10
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 55%
% of Faculty with Doctorate 5%
% of Faculty with Masters 50%
Student/Faculty ratio 7:1
Average Class Size 12
Special Academic Support Programs
ESL
Learning Differences
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Art
Biology
Ceramics
Chemistry
Chinese
Chorus
Dance
Drama
Earth Science
English as a Second Language
Environmental Science
Geometry
Government/Civics
Humanities
Music
Music Composition
Other (Yearbook)
Photography
Physics
Pre-calculus
Psychology
Spanish
Speech
World History
A.P. Courses Offered
Art History
Calculus AB
Computer Science A
English Language
Macroeconomics
Physics B
Psychology
Statistics
Studio Art

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 602
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 436
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 464
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
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% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
basketball
crew
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
other (ultimate frisbee)
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball
wrestling
Recreational Sports
fitness
golf
outdoor club/skills
skiing
table tennis
Extra-Curricular Activities
Art Club
Astronomy Club
Community Service Program
Digital Photography Club
Dorm Proctors
Habitat for Humanity
Horticulture Club
Key Club
Literary Magazine
National Honor Society
Other (Film-making)
Recycling Club
Student Government
Tour Guides
Women's Studies

Notes


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