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Our Mission

The Masters School celebrates active participation, deep understanding, and meaningful connection. A community of diverse individuals, we gather to learn, to strive, to dare, to do — to be a power for good in the world.
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  • Harkness

The Masters School is distinguished by its powerful approach to education — the Harkness teaching and learning methodology. Every student has an equal place of prominence at the table and in the interactive learning experience that ensues.

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  • Vibrant 7-Day

Day and boarding students benefit from the global community, lively 7-day campus, accessible faculty and proximity to New York City. Students visit museums and conservatories, attend Broadway shows and Yankees games, hike the Hudson Valley, and much more.
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  • Transformative

    Educational Experience
What distinguishes Masters is its unique combination of qualities: the way our teachers challenge students academically even while making them feel at home; the way we bring together boarding students from across the country and around the world with day students to introduce diverse perspectives; the way we enable students to become their best selves. 

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    Acceptance to four-year colleges
  • 24%

    Students receive some form of financial aid
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    Countries represented in the student body
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    Sports Teams, 26 varsity
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    of faculty have advanced degrees
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    Acres Overlooking the Hudson River
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    Miles from New York City
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    performing arts productions

The Masters School is an independent day and boarding school for students in grades 5 through 12 that empowers independent thinkers through an expansive and innovative curriculum based on active intellectual exploration.
The Masters School admits students of any race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally available to students at the School. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, religion, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation in administration of its admission policies, educational policies, financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.