Ross School

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  • Ross School is a co-educational boarding and day school located on two beautiful campuses in East Hampton and Bridgehampton, about 2 hours east of New York City.
  • The School offers a global, integrated curriculum with engaging courses in science, arts, humanities, and wellness, while offering opportunities for independent study, competitive athletics, extracurricular activities, and travel. Innovation Lab @Ross is an academy for advanced high school students who are passionate about science, mathematics, engineering, media, and technology.
  • The Ross School Tennis Academy offers student-athletes an unusual and dynamic program that combines an engaging, global curriculum with the highest level of competitive tennis training available. Ross School serves over 400 students in pre-nursery through grade 12, PG, and attracts a world class faculty.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported English as a second language based services
Year Founded 1991

Student Body

Total Students 416 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Ross School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
56%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1290
Average ACT score 27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Navy shirt and khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $40,350
Tuition Notes http://ross.org/tuition
% on Financial Aid
31%
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jason Warnick
Admissions Associate Kathy Lattari

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Surf Team, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingArcheryBaseball,
BasketballCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
GolfSailing,
SoccerSoftball,
Surf TeamTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Environmental, Fitness Club, Gardening, Model United Nations, Robotics, Student Government (Middle and Upper School), Surfing, Wellness, Yearbook Environmental, Fitness Club, Gardening, Robotics, Surfing, Wellness, Yearbook, Model United Nations,
Student Government (Middle and Upper School),

School Notes

  • Our mission is to change the way education meets the future; to foster interdisciplinary, integrated thinking and innovative leadership; to engage fully in the global community; and to facilitate lifelong learning. Ross School prepares children for meaningful lives and active participation in the global community at a time of monumental, rapid-paced change. We aim to help students understand their needs and responsibilities in this place and time, relative to the past, in order to prepare for and embrace the future.We are dedicated to providing the best possible education for our own students while exchanging information about integrated curriculum development, teaching strategies, and school organization with other schools all over the world. We are part of a growing network of students, teachers, school leaders, and mentors of all ages and backgrounds, at locations around the globe, working and learning together.
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