• Buffalo Seminary

    Buffalo, NY

    Buffalo Seminary is a private all-girl school in Buffalo, New York. Buffalo is a large city in Erie County. Erie County is home to 80 private schools, including Buffalo Seminary. In terms of religious orientation, Buffalo Seminary is a nonsectarian school.The academic school years lasts 157 calendar days and each day students spend 8 hours in class. In 2011, 100% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges.26.0 full-time equivalent teachers are on staff to educate the student body of 176 students… More

    9 - 12
    All-girl
    176 Students
    28 Teachers
  • Darrow School

    New Lebanon, NY

    Darrow School is a private coed school in New Lebanon, New York. New Lebanon is a rural area in Columbia County, where you will find 3 other private schools. Unlike most schools, however, Darrow School offers students room and board. In terms of religious orientation, Darrow School is a nonsectarian school.The academic school years lasts 214 calendar days and each day students spend 7 hours in class. In 2011, 95% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges.31.0 full-time equivalent teachers are… More

    9 - 12
    Coed
    114 Students
    31 Teachers
  • Emma Willard School

    Troy, NY

    Emma Willard School is a private all-girl school in Troy, New York. If you don't count Emma Willard School, there are 14 private schools in Rensselaer County. Their campus is set in a small city, which is just one important piece of information to consider when looking at boarding schools. In terms of religious orientation, Emma Willard School is a nonsectarian school.The academic school years lasts 154 calendar days and each day students spend 7 hours in class. In 2011, 100% of the graduating… More

    9 - 12
    All-girl
    321 Students
    54 Teachers
  • Hoosac School

    Hoosick, NY

    Hoosac School is a private coed school in Hoosick, New York. If you don't count Hoosac School, there are 14 private schools in Rensselaer County. Their campus is set in a rural area, which is just one important piece of information to consider when looking at boarding schools. In terms of religious orientation, Hoosac School is an Episcopal school.The academic school years lasts 170 calendar days and each day students spend 9 hours in class. In 2011, 99% of the graduating senior class went… More

    8 - 12
    Coed
    114 Students
    16 Teachers
  • Houghton Academy

    Houghton, NY

    Houghton Academy is a private coed school in Houghton, New York. Houghton is a remote rural area in Allegany County, where you will find 4 other private schools. Unlike most schools, however, Houghton Academy offers students room and board. In terms of religious orientation, Houghton Academy is a Methodist school.The academic school years lasts 173 calendar days and each day students spend 7 hours in class. In 2011, 100% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges.13.5 full-time equivalent teachers are on… More

    6 - 12
    Coed
    138 Students
    19 Teachers
  • Maplebrook School

    Amenia, NY

    Maplebrook School is a private coed school in Amenia, New York. Amenia is a rural area in Dutchess County, where you will find 37 other private schools. Unlike most schools, however, Maplebrook School offers students room and board. In terms of religious orientation, Maplebrook School is a nonsectarian school.The academic school years lasts 180 calendar days and each day students spend 6 hours in class.13.1 full-time equivalent teachers are on staff to educate the student body of 56 students in grades UG-UG. That's a… More

    UG
    Coed
    56 Students
    17 Teachers
  • New York Military Academy

    Cornwall On Hudson, NY

    The New York Military Academy is one of the nation's most popular military boarding schools. It is coed and also one of the leading military academies for the State of New York and the entire tri-state area. The academic school years lasts 180 calendar days and each day students spend 8 hours in class. In 2011, 100% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges.In addition, the rigorous military standards provide the discipline for developing strong individuals who learn to exert positive… More

    7 - 12
    Coed
    103 Students
    19 Teachers
  • North Country School

    Lake Placid, NY

    North Country School is a private coed school in Lake Placid, New York. Lake Placid is a rural area in Essex County, where you will find 8 other private schools. Unlike most schools, however, North Country School offers students room and board. In terms of religious orientation, North Country School is a nonsectarian school.The academic school years lasts 150 calendar days and each day students spend 7 hours in class.23.0 full-time equivalent teachers are on staff to educate the student body of 84 students… More

    4 - 9
    Coed
    84 Students
    26 Teachers
  • St. Thomas Choir School

    New York, NY

    St Thomas Choir School is a private all-boy school in New York, New York, which is home to 155 private schools. In terms of religious orientation, St Thomas Choir School is an Episcopal school. The academic school year lasts 180 calendar days and each day students spend 8 hours in class.13.0 full-time equivalent teachers are on staff to educate the student body of 35 students in grades 4-8. That's a student-teacher ratio of 2.69. We look more closely at students and teachers in several… More

    4 - 8
    All-boy
    35 Students
    16 Teachers
  • The Gow School

    South Wales, NY

    The Gow School is a private all-boy school in South Wales, a rural area in New York. 79 other private schools are located in Erie County too, but very few - if any - are boarding schools like The Gow School is. In terms of religious orientation, The Gow School is a nonsectarian school. The academic school years lasts 179 calendar days and each day students spend 9 hours in class. In 2011, 100% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges.… More

    7 - 12
    All-boy
    132 Students
    38 Teachers
  • The Kildonan School

    Amenia, NY

    Set in a rural area known as Amenia, The Kildonan School is a private boarding school in New York. There are 38 private schools, including this one, in Dutchess County. In terms of religious orientation, The Kildonan School is a nonsectarian school.The academic school years lasts 155 calendar days and each day students spend 9 hours in class. In 2011, 98% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges.47.0 full-time equivalent teachers are on staff to educate the student body of 83… More

    3 - 12
    Coed
    83 Students
    47 Teachers
  • The Knox School

    Saint James, NY

    The Knox School is a private coed school in Saint James, a large suburb in New York. 70 other private schools are located in Suffolk County too, but very few - if any - are boarding schools like The Knox School is. In terms of religious orientation, The Knox School is a nonsectarian school.The academic school years lasts 155 calendar days and each day students spend 8 hours in class. In 2011, 100% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges.20.1 full-time… More

    7 - 12
    Coed
    141 Students
    26 Teachers
  • The Masters School

    Dobbs Ferry, NY

    The Masters School is a private coed school in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Dobbs Ferry is a large suburb in Westchester County, where you will find 104 other private schools. Unlike most schools, however, The Masters School offers students room and board. In terms of religious orientation, The Masters School is a nonsectarian school.The academic school years lasts 159 calendar days and each day students spend 7 hours in class. In 2011, 99% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges.89.0 full-time… More

    5 - 12
    Coed
    600 Students
    95 Teachers
  • The Stony Brook School

    Stony Brook, NY

    The Stony Brook School is a private coed school in Stony Brook, New York. Including The Stony Brook School, there are 71 private schools in Suffolk County. The campus is located in an area described as a large suburb by administrators. In terms of religious orientation, The Stony Brook School is a Christian, no specific denomination, school.The academic school years lasts 165 calendar days and each day students spend 7 hours in class. In 2011, 99% of the graduating senior class went on to… More

    7 - 12
    Coed
    314 Students
    44 Teachers
  • The Storm King School

    Cornwall On Hudson, NY

    Set in a rural area known as Cornwall On Hudson, The Storm King School is a private boarding school in New York. There are 32 private schools, including this one, in Orange County. In terms of religious orientation, The Storm King School is a nonsectarian school. The Storm King School has a rich history dating back to 1867 when it was founded by a Presbyterian Church pastor. It acquired its current name in 1922. Many individuals and organizations have dedicated their energy to the… More

    8 - 12
    Coed
    180 Students
    37 Teachers
  • Trinity-Pawling School

    Pawling, NY

    Trinity-Pawling School is a private all-boy school in Pawling, New York. Including Trinity-Pawling School, there are 38 private schools in Dutchess County. The campus is located in an area described as a town by administrators. In terms of religious orientation, Trinity-Pawling School is Episcopal. The academic school years lasts 177 calendar days and each day students spend 7 hours in class. In 2011, 95% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges. 44.4 full-time equivalent teachers are on staff to educate the… More

    7 - 12
    All-boy
    277 Students
    45 Teachers

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This page features a list of boarding schools in New York (NY), USA.

New York is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. It was one of the original thirteen colonies forming the United States. With a total area of 54,556 square miles (141,300 km2), New York is the 27th largest state; its population of more than 20 million people in 2020 makes it the fourth most populous state in the U.S. The state is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south and Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont to the east; it has a maritime border with Rhode Island, east of Long Island, as well as an international border with the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the north and Ontario to the northwest. It is sometimes referred to as New York State to distinguish it from New York City, which is its largest city.

Education in New York (NY), USA

The New York Department of Education is committed to providing every child, in every classroom, in every New York City public, private, and boarding school, with a rigorous, inspiring, and nurturing learning experience.

The New York public school system (K-12) operates within districts governed by locally elected school boards and superintendents. In 2013, New York had 2,710,703 students enrolled in a total of 4,822 schools in 950 school districts. There were 207,060 teachers in the public schools and boarding schools, or roughly one teacher for every 13 students, compared to the national average of 1:16. The New York State Education Department uses the Common Core. This American education initiative outlines quantifiable English and mathematics benchmarks at each grade level from kindergarten through high school.

The New York Department of Education has pursued an agenda called Equity and Excellence for All. It begins at the earliest ages and continues in elementary school with an early literacy program and extends through middle and high school with efforts that include Computer Science for All, Algebra for All, AP for All, and College Access for All.

New York state offers a large pool of private and boarding schools. These boarding schools provide an extensive array of educational fields and study opportunities. Many New York boarding schools are religious, gifted, and specialty study institutions.

New York high schools and most boarding schools teach elective courses in trades, languages, and liberal arts with tracks for gifted, college-bound, and industrial arts students. New York is one of seven states that mandate the teaching of Holocaust and genocide studies at some point in elementary or secondary school curricula.

New York, a state known for famous sports teams such as the Yankees and famous places such as Central Park, is also home to many top boarding schools for boys and girls of all ages. Whether it is a coed school or one with only boys or girls, the state offers numerous schools from which parents can choose.

Darrow School View profile »

Founded in 1932, it’s considered one of the state’s most prominent boarding schools. A coed school for grades 9-12, it is known for high academic standards as well as a tradition of community service from its students. Along with standard classroom instruction, students have opportunities to participate in many community activities that allow them to gain a better understanding of the world around them.

Family Foundation School

What makes this school unique is its focus on helping teenagers who have experienced problems in previous schools or with the legal system. Along with providing counseling services, the school also offers plenty of activities for boys and girls. Athletics, photography, music, painting, and outdoor activities are just some of the offerings this coed school for grades 9-12 provides its students.

Emma Willard School View profile »

An all-girls school for grades 9-12, this school is located in Troy and is easily accessible from New York City as well as Boston and Philadelphia. Founded in 1814, it’s one of the state’s oldest and most well-renowned boarding schools. The 137 acre campus, with 23 buildings, has an enrollment of 330 students but a very low student-teacher ratio of only 6:1, guaranteeing personalized attention for each student.

New York Military Academy View profile »

Coed for grades 7-12, the New York Military Academy has a 120 acre campus and is focused on training its cadets to be future leaders not only in the military, but in many other areas of society as well. Accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association, it has a solid reputation among those who desire a military education for their children.

North Country School View profile »

Unique in that it is a coed junior boarding school for grades 4-9, North Country is located in Lake Placid and provides numerous outdoor activities for its students. Horseback riding, working on a farm and planting a garden are some of the daily activities. The school is known for its emphasis on science and math, and is recommended for students who have aptitude in those academic areas.

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