At a Glance

Type of School  
Co-educational, independent, day
 
Grades 
Grades one through eight 
 
Number of Students 
120
 
Average Tuition
$2,000 (determined on a sliding scale)
 
Average Scholarship
$23,000 or 92% of tuition
97% of students receive significant scholarship support
 
Sources of Funding
85% from philanthropic donations
14% from tuition
<1% from government
 
Average First Year Improvement 
13 percentile points on nationally standardized tests 
 
Median Test Scores 
English - 87th percentile*
Mathematics - 83rd percentile* .
*ERB CTP4 scores from May 2014
 
Average Class Size  
15 | Student-teacher ratio  6:1
 
Program Hours
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
 
Year Founded
2004
 
Awards & Accreditation
Four-star rating, Charity Navigator - 2012, 2013 
Gold Award, New York Times Nonprofit Excellence Awards - 2011
Accreditation, New York State Association of Independent Schools - 2011
Member, National Association of Independent Schools - 2011
Member, Schools That Can - 2010
 
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