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    Storm King School ::: Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York ::: Northeast U.S.

    The Storm King School

    • Located 1 hr from New York City on the crest of Storm King Mtn. in the small town of Cornwall-on-Hudson.
    • 180 students, 50% international, average class size 10, student to faculty ratio 5:1
    • Advanced Placement Courses offered; Honors classes available in all subjects
    • University placements include Cornell University, Rhode Island School of Design among others
    • ESL Program 




    Four seasons, snow in winter

    Student Body

    180 students, 50% international students.

    Average Class Size

    10 students


    42 Faculty; 75% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio


    College Placement

    100% university placements include Cornell University, New York University, Rhode Island School of Design, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Pennsylvania

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: Art History, Biology, Calculus, Computer Science, English Literature & Composition,Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics 1, Physics C, Statistics, Studio Art

    Honors: Available in all subjects

    Marking System

    The 4.0 grading system is used for all academic courses.  Students meet with their academic advisor daily.

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    History - 4 credits
    Mathematics - 3 credits
    Science - 3 credits
    Math/Science Elective - 1 credit
    Foreign Language - 2 credits
    Additional - 3 credits in Arts or othe academic subjects

    Community Service - 20 hours per year

    Athletics - Participation in at least two seasons of after-school athletics, outdoor clubs and activities or dance per year

    World Languages - American Sign Language, Chinese, Spanish

    SAT Score:  Average SAT = 1250


    The Storm King School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.  SKS is a member of the New York State Association of Independent Schools, the National Association of Independent Schools and the College Board.


    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross-country, Fencing, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling

    Club Sports: Bowling, Crew, Fitness, Golf, Outdoor Education, Rock Climbing, Sailing

    Extracurricular Activities

    Activites and Clubs: A Capella, Animation Club, Art Club, Blue Key Club, Boat Building, Board Gaming Club, Cooking Club, Creative Arts & Literary Publication, Crochet, Dance, Dance/Cheer Club, Drama Club, Dr. Who Club, E-Club (Gaming), Film Club, Girls Fitness Club, Golf Club, Improv Club, Math/Computer Science Club, Model UN, Music, Theater Technology Club, Yoga Club


    Students are placed in the classes best suited to their individual needs, including:  Level1 (High Beginner - Low Intermediate), Level 2 (Intermediate), Level 3 (Advanced)