The Masters School

  • Founded in 1877, The Masters School is a leading co-ed day, 5 and 7-day boarding school for grades 5-12 located on a beautiful 96-acre campus.
  • Masters is distinguished by its renowned teaching method, an accessible residential faculty and welcoming and inclusive culture. Students find their own voices through the School`s transformative seminar-style learning approach, which builds collaborative and confident learners.
  • All students benefit from the boarding school environment featuring true global diversity (students from 30 countries) and a vibrant 24-7 campus life with the majority of faculty living on campus.
  • The result is students who are empowered to realize their greatest potential across academic, athletic and artistic disciplines, and emerge ready for success in college, career and life.

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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 AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Year Founded1877

Student Body

Total Students695 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
27%
State avg.: 28%
Students by GradeThe Masters School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Latin, AP Music Theory, AP Physics C Mechanics, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP United States History,
Average SAT score1343
Average ACT score30
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 15 / Feb. 15
Tuition NotesMiddle School $46,600; Upper School Day $47,200; Boarding $65,700
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions DirectorEmma Katznelson
Admissions AssociateTim Custer
Endowment Size$59 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
FencingField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.40 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Anime Club, Art Guild, Classics Club, Community Government, Cooking Club, Debate Club, Dobbs 16 (co-ed a cappella), Dobbs Athletic Association, Dohters (female a cappella), Film Club, Football Club, French Club, Gaming Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, Glee Club, Gold Key, Improv Club, International Club, Knitting Club, Latin Club, Latinos Unidos, Masterpieces (yearbook), MISH (community service), Model UN, Muse (dance), One Love, Onyx, Operation Smile, Outdoor Club, Panache (literary magazine), Philosophy Club, Phoenix (drama), REEF (environmental club), SADD, Spanish Club, The Naturals (male a cappella), Touring Talent, Tower (newspaper), Ubuntu (community service), Urban Connection (dance)

School Notes

  • Admission Deadline: Upper & Middle School Day Students- December 15,                                                                                                                          Upper School Boarding Students- February 15, 2019

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The Masters School offers a rigorous environment for students to learn and participate in various activities. Besides having exceptional opportunities to learn, students have the ability to join and Number of Clubs from Dobbs 16. The nationally acclaimed singing group. To Mish, a charity organization that helps anyone that is in need. The Masters School offers excellent athletics with a Number of state of the Art facilities. Masters also has state of the art facilities for science, music, theater, and general classrooms. The Masters school is the place to go.
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