News :: ISES Partners with Northwood School

May 13, 2016
ISES Partners with Northwood School International Student Education Services is pleased to announce its new partnership with Northwood School. Founded in 1905, Northwood’s 85 acre (34 hectares) campus is located in Lake Placid, New York, nestled in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains. The charming village of Lake Placid has twice hosted the Winter Olympics (1932 and 1980). Montreal, Quebec Canada; Albany, New York and Burlington, Vermont are within two hours driving distance. Northwood is a traditional, co-educational, college preparatory school serving a boarding and day population of 175 students in grades 9 – 12. Twenty-six percent of Northwood School students are international. Northwood offers students a unique combination of rigorous academic preparation, wilderness appreciation and athletic competition. Equally important at Northwood is each student’s social and personal development. In every facet of their academic, athletic and social lives, Northwood students are expected to abide by Northwood’s core values of respect, responsibility, courage, compassion and integrity. The most essential component of the Northwood School experience is the close relationship between its students and a supportive, caring faculty. Faculty at Northwood possess a wealth of experience, averaging more than 17 years’ teaching in boarding schools. The student/faculty ratio at Northwood is 6:1 while the average class size is 9 students. Such faculty support and a focused advisor and guidance program has resulted in a 100% university acceptance rate to prestigious institutions such as Boston College, Boston University, Colgate University, Cornell University, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, among others. International students seeking admission to Northwood School will be required to meet the following minimum requirements: GPA: 3.0 SLEP 58 or TOEFL 50 Successful Skype interview Northwood School offers rolling admissions. Currently, space is available for boys and girls in grades 9 and 10. Costs for Northwood School are as follows: Tuition, Room and Board: $57,140 ESL: $ 2,500 Student Allowance Account: $ 2,500 10 May 2016