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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.
    • 140 students 80% boarding students, 50% international, average class size 12, student to faculty ratio 6:1
    • 10 Advanced Placement Courses offered
    • 100% University acceptance
    • ESL Program for Levels 1, 2 and 3

    Founded

    1867

    Climate

    Four seasons, snow in winter

    Student Body

    140 students, 80% boarding students, 50% international students.

    Average Class Size

    12

    Faculty

    30

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    6:1

    College Placement

    The Storm King School has 100% acceptance to universities.  Some of the universities to which graduates have been accepted include:  Boston College, Cornell University, George Washington University, Parsons School of Fashion and Design, Rhode Island School of Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Smith College, UCLA, University of Michigan.

    Honors & AP

    The Advanced Placement courses are offered in Art History, Calculus, Computer Science, Macro Economics, English, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, Studio Art: Drawing, Humanities.

    Marking System

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

    Programs of Study

    A minimum of 22.5 credits are required for graduation.  In addition to course credits, all students are required to play two competitive (interscholastic) team sports per year.

    English - 4 credits

    History ( US History and Senior Social Studies) - 4 credits

    Mathematics - 3 credits

    Science (Senior year must have a fourth credit in math or science) - 3 credits

    Foreign Language - 2 credits

    Physical Education - 2 credits

    Visual Arts - 1 credit

    Performing Arts - 1 credit

    Public Speaking - 1 credit

    Internet Safety - 0.5 credits

    Health - 0.5 credits

    Community Service - 0.5 credits

    Accreditation

    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.

    Athletics

    The Storm King School offers everything from snowboarding to golf, soccer to lacrosse.  Students are sure to find a sport they enjoy.  Boys sports include:  Varsity and Jr. Varsity: soccer, basketball, lacrosse and wrestling.  Girls sports include:  Varsity and Jr. Varsity: soccer, volleyball, basketball and softball.  Co-ed sports include:  Varsity crew, cross-country, golf and ultimate Frisbee.  Intramural sports include: outdoor adventure, skiing & snowboarding, physical fitness.

    Extracurricular Activities

    The Storm King School offers clubs that change based on student preferences.  Clubs may include:  "The Quarry" yearbook, community service club, fitness club, hiking club, weightlifting club, art club, theater club, movie writing club, movie production club, cooking club, ski/snowboarding club, environmental club, student government, admissions ambassadors, National Honor Society.

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    ESL

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

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