The Harvey School

Tel: (914)232-3161
Grades: 6-12 | 355 students
Music, dance, theater, TV production, and robotics are among the many opportunities available to students at The Harvey School, located on a wooded, 125-acre campus in Katonah, NY. The coeducational college preparatory school, which enrolls students in grades 6 through 12, places emphasis on providing students the opportunities to explore new areas of interest and find their passions.
The state-of-the-art Walker Center for the Arts includes a 3,320-square-foot theater, which seats 250 people; a gallery space on the first floor; a large dance studio; and multiple practice rooms and art rooms.
Small class size (averaging 10 students) encourages academic achievement and personal growth in an environment that is both warm and supportive.
Students can be challenged by 12 Advanced Placement courses, in addition to the academically rigorous art, drama, music and creative writing programs available at the school. Three internet-accessible labs and the integration of computer technology in almost every course are also provided.
The school's competitive interscholastic athletic program includes football, soccer, volleyball, cross-country, ice hockey, basketball, lacrosse, rugby, baseball, softball and tennis.
The athletic facilities include football and soccer fields, the state-of-the art athletic center, the new outdoor six-court tennis center, along with newly constructed baseball  and softball diamonds
The school offers an optional five-day residential program for students in grades 9 through 12.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1916

Student Body

Total Students 355 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Harvey School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director William Porter


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
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School Reviews

5.0 Stars   08/30/14
Harvey is an incredible school! Students are able to dabble in a variety of activities from sports to the arts, an interesting array of course offerings and the attention of a very talented and devoted teaching and administrative staff. Parents are active and involved and the school has a number of family programs throughout the year. Perhaps the most impressive aspect of Harvey is the ability of a student to be both a "jock" and a "theater kid" and be accepted on all levels.
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