THINK Global School

  • Only at THINK Global School does world exploration meet an academically rigorous curriculum with small classes, cutting edge technology, and infinite opportunities to pursue your passions.
  • By living and learning in a new country each term for four terms a year, you`ll connect your education to your environment in ways you never thought possible: by studying biology in four diverse environments a year, reading authors in their native lands, or discussing philosophy where the very concept of philosophy was born.
  • If you`re a lean-forward learner who never stops asking questions, this is your chance to soar.

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THINK Global School places among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Year Founded2009

Student Body

Total Students60 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade THINK Global School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress code is dependent on our host school. Polo shirts are required in some countries.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineSep. 7 / Jan. 4
Yearly Tuition Cost$94,050
Tuition NotesAnnual tuition for THINK Global School is $94,050, and covers all educational and living expenses during each term. Travel expenses to and from each TGS term location and the student’s home city are not included in the tuition.
Acceptance Rate
12%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLily Just
Admissions AssociateMelanie Anderson
Endowment Size$50 million

School Notes

THINK Global School is a traveling high school where you`ll live and study in a different country every semester, combining a top-notch education with place-based, project-based learning in three countries per year. Make real-world connections between your classroom subjects and the world around you while experiencing the adventure and excitement that each new environment has to offer - this is an education unlike any other, for students whose curiosity knows no borders.

We seek students from varied countries and cultural backgrounds who demonstrate a combination of academic strength, intellectual curiosity, and a desire to engage in a tight-knit boarding school community. TGS looks for students who want to experience different cultures and make a caring and responsible difference in the world.

Are you a Global THINKer

Our students represent 20 countries and bring a variety of experiences, talents, interests, and perspectives to our school. Here`s what they have in common:
  • A strong academic record reflecting high achievement across multiple subject areas
  • An adventurous spirit, a curious mind, and a desire for hands-on engagement with global issues, including service to the community
  • Advanced written and oral English skills (English is our language of instruction)
  • Self-motivation, independence, and a desire to succeed
  • Teamwork skills and a friendly, positive attitude
  • Adaptability and resilience in unfamiliar situations
  • Parents who are active and supportive participants in our innovative school community 
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York
    Grades: K-12 | 705 students
    2.4 miles
    610 East 83rd Street
    New York, NY 10028
    (212) 744-8582
    2.4 K-12
    705
  • New York
    Grades: PK-5 | 448 students
    1.1 miles
    33 Central Park West
    New York, NY 10023
    1.1 PK-5
    448
  • New York
    Lycee Francais de New York
    Lycee Francais de New York Photo
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-12 | 1332 students
    2 miles
    505 E 75th St
    New York, NY 10021
    (212) 369-1400
    2 NS-12
    1332
  • New York
    Marymount School Of New York
    Marymount School Of New York Photo - Marymount School's Fifth Avenue Campus: For nine decades, Marymount has been education young women to challenge, shape, and change the world!
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-12 | 764 students
    2.2 miles
    1026 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10028
    (212) 744-4486
    2.2 NS-12
    764
  • New York
    Grades: K-12 | 626 students
    2.6 miles
    20 East 92nd Street
    New York, NY 10128
    (212) 933-6502
    2.6 K-12
    626

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