The Harvey School

  • 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 AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1916

Student Body

Total Students355 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeThe Harvey School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size10 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
26%
Acceptance Rate
45%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorWilliam Porter
Endowment Size4 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
DanceEquestrian,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
RugbySoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Volleyball
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School Reviews

5  8/30/2014
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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