The Masters School

Dobbs Ferry
, NY
Location
Secondary (Grades 9-12)
Age
College Prep
Focus
Co-Ed
Gender
692
Students
23%
Boarding
Casual
Dress Code From most to least formal:
Uniform, Formal, Casual, Informal.
26
Sports
1877
Year Founded

Description

The Masters School is a global community where smart is cool, learning is joyful and where we strive to be a power for good. The School 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 incredible 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 achievements, and engaging work, where the Harkness teaching and learning methodology 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. This is also a place that values creativity, diversity, and fun. The athletic teams are competitive and accomplished. The arts program is exceptional and has been developing artists of music, visual arts, and theater for many years.

Unique Characteristics

A new Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, a cutting-edge facility which includes dynamic classrooms, an innovation lab, and a pitch room – all designed for students to engage in pioneering interdisciplinary programs in innovation, design thinking and entrepreneurship.

Signature programs in Ethical Leadership, Global Studies, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Journalism —- Located 12 miles from New York City.

College Matriculation These are the handful of schools or colleges where students have most frequently matriculated.

  • Cornell
  • Wesleyan University
  • New York University
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • UCLA

Academics

Semesters
Schedule
No ESL Programs
No Summer Programs
No Saturday Classes

Admissions

SSAT Required
January Application Deadline
Preferred Application Platform
SSAT SAO

Student Body

692
Students
Co-Ed
Gender
Boarding
0%
International
0%
Students
of Color
0%
International Students From The countries with the largest number of students at the school.

Brazil, Germany, Jamaica, Mexico, Spain, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, Vietnam and other countries.

Location

Address49 Clinton Avenue, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Nearby Airports

JFK

LaGuardia

Newark International

Campus Size96 Acres

Contact Information

Emma Katznelson, Associate Head for Enrollment and Strategic Planning
Admissions Director
Laura Danforth
Head of School
914-479-6420
Phone