EF Academy New York
582 Columbus Avenue, Thornwood, NY 10594, USA
+1 914 495 6056
Co-educational Day & Boarding Senior & Sixth Form
|Head of School||Dr. Vladimir D. Kuskovski|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Co-ed Age Range||14-17 years|
|Day fees per annum||US$42,000|
|Authorised IB Programmes||IBDP|
|Diploma Coordinator||Amy Park|
EF Academy International Boarding Schools prepares students for a global future with an exceptional high school education in the US or UK. We empower every student to succeed through our renowned curriculum, quality one-to-one guidance and experiential learning opportunities. Our students, representing 60+ nationalities, live the IB ethos of intercultural understanding and respect every single day and benefit from learning in a diverse environment that emphasizes multilingualism and cultural exchange.
Our IB World School is located approximately 45 minutes from Manhattan. EF Academy's secure campus offers 97 acres of landscaped grounds, running trails and playing fields in the quiet suburban town of Thornwood. Our facilities include, spacious classrooms, a fully-equipped gym and renovated sports facilities, comfortable on-campus residences and a Health Center.
Instruction and guidance at EF Academy New York is highly personal. Students follow the US High School Diploma from Grade 9, which prepares them for the opportunity to enroll in the full IB Diploma Programme or take individual IB Courses in Grade 11. All students who successfully complete the IB Diploma at EF Academy New York are also awarded a nationally recognized New York State High School Diploma.
Support and Guidance
Each student at EF Academy New York is assigned a University and Academic Advisor (UAA) who helps them select the right courses, monitors their academic progress and supports their social and emotional wellbeing. In addition to receiving one-on-one support from teachers, students work together with UAAs to research and apply to the universities that best suit their goals and interests.
EF Academy New York graduates have been accepted to universities such as The Cooper Union, Parsons School of Design, New York University, Boston University, University of California - Los Angeles, Vanderbilt University and other international universities ranked highly for fields including business, medicine and engineering among others. Some of our artistically talented students have been accepted to Rhode Island School of Design and Parsons School of Design.
With over 120 co-curricular clubs and activities on offer, students are provided with a wealth of special-interest clubs, varsity sports and community service opportunities to complete their Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS) program. Our school's activities coordinators also arrange teacher-led excursions so students can extend their learning beyond the classroom and take advantage of the impressive museums, historical sights and other advantages that being a student in New York has to offer.