The Masters School

49 Clinton Avenue,
Dobbs Ferry, NY, 10522-0105
Tel: (914)479-6420
Grades: 5 - 12 | 658 students
The mission of The Masters School is to provide the challenging academic environment, that for over a century, has encouraged critical, creative and independent habits of thought as well as a lifelong passion for learning.
The Masters School promotes and celebrates academic achievement, artistic development, ethical awareness, technological literacy, athletic endeavor and personal growth.
The School strives to maintain a diverse community that encourages students to participate actively in decisions affecting their lives and to develop an appreciation of their responsibilities in the larger world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 12
Year Founded 1877

Student Body

Total Students 658 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade The Masters School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 109 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 14 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Latin, AP Music Theory, AP Physics C Mechanics, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP United States History, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15 / Feb. 1
Tuition Notes Middle School $37,875; Upper School Day $39,150; Boarding $55,050
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $26,000
Admissions Director Mr. Keith Holton
Admissions Associate Tim Custer

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
FencingField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 40 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Anime Club, Art Guild, Classics Club, Community Government, Cooking Club, Debate Club, Dobbs 16 (co-ed a cappella), Dobbs Athletic Association, Dohters (female a cappella), Film Club, Football Club, French Club, Gaming Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, Glee Club, Gold Key, Improv Club, International Club, Knitting Club, Latin Club, Latinos Unidos, MISH (community service), Masterpieces (yearbook), Model UN, Muse (dance), One Love, Onyx, Operation Smile, Outdoor Club, Panache (literary magazine), Philosophy Club, Phoenix (drama), REEF (environmental club), SADD, Spanish Club, The Naturals (male a cappella), Touring Talent, Tower (newspaper), Ubuntu (community service), Urban Connection (dance) Anime Club, Art Guild, Classics Club, Cooking Club, Debate Club, Film Club, Football Club, French Club, Gaming Club, Glee Club, Gold Key, Improv Club, Knitting Club, Latin Club, Latinos Unidos, Model UN, Muse (dance), One Love, Onyx, Outdoor Club, SADD, Spanish Club, Touring Talent, Community Government,
Dobbs 16 (co-ed a cappella),
Dobbs Athletic Association,
Dohters (female a cappella),
Gay-Straight Alliance,
International Club,
MISH (community service),
Masterpieces (yearbook),
Operation Smile,
Panache (literary magazine),
Philosophy Club,
Phoenix (drama),
REEF (environmental club),
The Naturals (male a cappella),
Tower (newspaper),
Ubuntu (community service),
Urban Connection (dance),

School Notes:

  • Admission Deadline: Upper & Middle School Day Students- December 15, 2014                                                                                                                                     Upper School Boarding Students- February 1, 2015

  • Profile last updated: 07/29/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Alcott School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Cardinal Oconnor School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ferncliff Manor (2.7 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended July 09, 2012 - The Masters School offers a rigorous environment for students to learn and participate in various activities. Besides having exceptional opportunities to learn, students have the ability to join and Number of Clubs from Dobbs 16. The nationally acclaimed singing group. To Mish, a charity organization that helps anyone that is in need. The Masters School offers excellent athletics with a Number of state of the Art facilities. Masters also has state of the art facilities for science, music, theater, and general classrooms. The Masters school is the place to go. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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