THINK Global School

1562 First Avenue #205-3296
New York, NY 10028
Tel: (646)504-6924
Grades: 10-12 | 44 students
THINK Global School (TGS) is a private, non-profit high school that travels the world, allowing students the chance to study in three new international cities each academic year.
Our students represent over 20 countries and bring a variety of experiences, talents, interests, and perspectives to our school.
Think Global School challenges learners, through firsthand experiences of global travel, to become compassionate individuals who are curious and knowledgeable about the world and motivated to affect meaningful change.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Year Founded 2009

Student Body

Total Students 44 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress code is dependent on our host school. Polo shirts are required in some countries.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost $79,000
Tuition Notes Annual tuition for THINK Global School is $79,000, and covers all educational and living expenses during each term. Travel expenses to and from each TGS term location and the student’s home city are not included in the tuition.
Acceptance Rate
12%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lily Just
Admissions Associate Melanie Anderson

School Notes

THINK Global School has redefined education for the 21st century, and prepares students to succeed in our constantly evolving and interconnected world. Their unique multicultural experiences combined with the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) will empower them to be the next generation of innovators and leaders.

We seek students from varied countries and cultural backgrounds who demonstrate a combination of academic strength, intellectual curiosity, and a desire to engage in a tight-knit boarding school community. TGS looks for students who want to experience different cultures and make a caring and responsible difference in the world.

Are you a Global THINKer?

Our students represent 20 countries and bring a variety of experiences, talents, interests, and perspectives to our school. Here’s what they have in common:
  • A strong academic record reflecting high achievement across multiple subject areas
  • An adventurous spirit, a curious mind, and a desire for hands-on engagement with global issues, including service to the community
  • Advanced written and oral English skills (English is our language of instruction)
  • Self-motivation, independence, and a desire to succeed
  • Teamwork skills and a friendly, positive attitude
  • Adaptability and resilience in unfamiliar situations
  • Parents who are active and supportive participants in our innovative school community 

Profile last updated: 09/03/2015

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The average private school tuition in New York, NY is $17,695 for elementary schools and $33,634 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New York, NY is 61% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).