Avenues: The World School

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded2012
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students1629 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
Students by GradeAvenues: The World School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers262 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1370
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 3 / Jan. 8 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$54,000
Admissions DirectorDavid Buckwald


Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.60 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Alliance for Asian Awareness (9–12), Art and Activism (9–12), Assembly Club (9–12), Avenues Middle Grades Book Club (6–8), AveTV (9–12), Black Student Union (9–12), Blockchain Club (9–12), Board Game Club (9–12), BuildOn Club (9–12), Canciones en Español (6–8), Ceramics Club (8–12), Chinese Pop Culture (9–12), Club Cosmos (10–12), CodeXploration Club (6–8), Committee for Social Justice (9–12), Community Supported Agriculture (9–12), Cyber Competition Club (6–8), D4i Design for Impact (7–12), Dance Club (6–8), Drama Club (8–12), Economics and Finance (9–12), Engineering Club (9–12), Fiber Arts Club! (6–8), Food and Hunger Advocacy Club (9–12), Girls Who Math (6–8), Global Journeys, Highliner Publication (6–12), Hip Hop Club (9–12), Latinx Student Union (6–12), LaunchX (9–12), Law Review (9–12), Let’s Talk (9–12), Math Team (6–12), Men of Color (9–12), Middle Grades Penumbra (6–8), Middle Grades Student Council (6–8), Middle Grades Yearbook (6–8), Middle School Model UN (6–8), Music Production Club (9–12), Philosophy Club (9–12), Queer-Straight Alliance (6–8), Queer-Straight Alliance (9–12), Roll for Initiative (6–8), Spanish Language Club (6–12), Ultimate Frisbee (6–12), Upper Grades Book Club (9–12), Upper Grades Model UN (9–12), Upper Grades Penumbra (9–12), Upper Grades Student Council (9–12), Upper Grades Yearbook (9–12), Watercolor (6–8), Wow Painting! (6–12), Young Investors Club (9–12), Zero Waste Club (9–12)

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Program, Fine Arts Program, Music Program, Private Music Lessons, Singing, Visual Arts Program

School Notes

  • Avenues: The World School was founded with the vision to establish one school with many campuses that are intentionally connected and located in key global cities. Avenues is one highly integrated learning community, supported by a common mission, shared curriculum-including language immersion-world-class technology, and a headquarters team in New York City. Avenues is helping define a new category of school-a world school. 
  • Avenues` first nurserygrade 12 campus opened in 2012 in NYC and the second campus opened in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in August 2018. Avenues is actively pursuing campus development around the world.

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