The Storm King School, Cornwall on Hudson, New York, USA

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The Storm King School (SKS) is an independent, coeducational boarding and day school, located one hour’s drive away from New York City, in the U.S. state of New York. One of the oldest boarding schools in New York, The Storm King School was established in 1867. It is a college preparatory school for students in grades 8 to Post Graduate with an enrollment of 172 and thirty-seven faculty that live on or near campus throughout the year.

Seventy-five percent of students are boarding and 25% are day students, 57% male and 43% female. The school enrolls students from over 27 countries.

The Storm King School is accredited by NYSAIS and 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, among other professional organizations.

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About the school

55 acre campus with 230-seat theater

 dormitories, with 2-3 students per room

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Academic life

AP Art History, AP Calculus, AP Computer Science, AP Economics: Macro, AP Economics: Micro, AP English, AP Music, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art: Drawing, Honors Humanities

Sport and culture

Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Fencing, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

athletics facilities (basketball courts, tennis courts), hiking trails and beautiful natural surroundings

Club or Organization:

Art Club, Blue Key, Community Service Club, Computer Club, Cougar Boosters, Environment Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Student Government, The Quarry Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:

Acapella, Chorus, The Voice (Monthly Literary), Theater Productions, Theatre Club, Video Production

Recreational Athletic Programs:

Boat building, Camping Club, Fitness Club, Hiking Club, Outdoor Adventure, Ski/Snowboarding Club

Location Description

Located in Orange County, N.Y. about an hour’s drive north of New York City, The Storm King School sits approximately 900 feet above the west bank of the Hudson River, on a spur of Storm King Mountain that offers a commanding view of the Shawangunk Mountains and distant Catskills. The campus adjoins Black Rock Forest nature preserve to the south.

314 Mountain Road, Cornwall on Hudson New York 12520 NY 12520

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