The Harley School

1981 Clover Street
Rochester, NY 14618-0146
     Tel: (585)442-1770
Grades: PK - 12 | 537 students
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Founded in 1917, The Harley School is a college preparatory, independent day school committed to academic excellence.We strive to foster in each student a desire for intellectural achievement, creative imagination and an excitement for learning.
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Open House dates: 10/24, Gr.
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N-4, 9 am; 11/15, Gr.
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N-12, 9 am, 1/16, Gr.
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N-4, 7 pm; 2/13,Gr.
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N-12, 9 am; 3/23, Gr. 5-12, 2:30 pm; and 4/24,Gr.
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N-12, 9 am.   Financial aid and transportation are available.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Programs Supported Student Support Program (N-12)
Year Founded 1917

Student Body

Total Students 537 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade The Harley School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 100%
Average Class Size 8 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,800
Tuition Notes Lower School - $18,500 Middle School - $20,900 Upper School - $21,990
% on Financial Aid 30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Admissions Director Ivone Foisy
Admissions Associate Cheryl Skiba


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. art, chess, gardening, glass making, hospice, pottery, robotics, ski club art, chess, gardening, glass making, hospice, pottery, robotics, ski club,

School Notes:

  • Student-to-teacher ratio 1:7 Devoted faculty with an average tenure of 17 years
  • 25 acre campus including state-of-the art facilities
  • 27,000 square foot Academic Center, Center for the Visual Arts and Glass Studio
  • Opening in 2013, Chesonis Commons, the first preK-12 education space in the country to include multiple dimensions of education for a sustainable future.  It houses the Briggs Center for Civic Engagement, The Center for Mindfulness and Empathy Education, a science center, and a project space.
  • Students are from 30 school districts and 5 counties

Profile last updated: 01/29/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Allendale Columbia School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Allendale Columbia School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Allendale Columbia School (0.4 miles away)
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