The Kiski School

  • The mission and purpose of The Kiski School is to prepare young men to succeed in college and in life.
  • We are a School for boys: an environment for living and learning built around a boy's unique qualities and dedicated to serving each boy's needs.
  • We believe in the fullest development of every boy's mind, body and soul, and do so by exposing each to growth opportunities in our academic, athletic, artistic, and extracurricular arenas.
  • We believe in an academic environment that stretches our boys' capacities, ignites a passion for the pursuit of knowledge, and creates ambitious thinkers who can compose and command their own unique thoughts.
  • The Kiski School sits on a wooded bluff high above the confluence of two sparkling streams that form the Kiskiminetas River, which then flows north and west toward the Allegheny River.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1888

Student Body

Total Students203 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Kiski School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$48,500
Admissions DirectorBramble Buran
Admissions AssociateTyler Hawkins

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Astronomy Club, Chess Club, Culture Pot, Engineering Club, Glee Club, Green Team, Helping Hands Club, K Club, Kiski Service Organization, National Forensic League, Photography Club, Radio Club, Robotics Club, Spanish Club, Tutoring Club, Woodworking Club, Yearbook

School Notes

  • The mission and purpose of The Kiski School is to prepare young men to succeed in college and in life.
  • We are a School for boys: an environment for living and learning built around a boy's unique qualities and dedicated to serving each boy's needs.
  • We believe in the fullest development of every boy's mind, body and soul, and do so by exposing each to growth opportunities in our academic, athletic, artistic, and extracurricular arenas.
  • We believe in an academic environment that stretches our boys' capacities, ignites a passion for the pursuit of knowledge, and creates ambitious thinkers who can compose and command their own unique thoughts.
  • The Kiski School sits on a wooded bluff high above the confluence of two sparkling streams that form the Kiskiminetas River, which then flows north and west toward the Allegheny River.

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