School type Coeducational Day & Boarding
Head of school Dr. Brian Mahoney
Co-ed Age Range 14-19
Number of pupils 800
IB US$47,250.0 (US$15,750 per term)
Language of Instruction English EF Academy International Boarding Schools opens a world of opportunities for high school students by providing them with a superior education, thorough university preparation and a future that knows no borders.
Our school, which attracts bright students from around the world, is located in upper New York State, approximately 40 minutes away from Manhattan. EF Academy's secure campus offers 100 acres of landscaped grounds, running trails and playing fields in the quiet suburban town of Thornwood. Our facilities include a premier science center, fully-equipped gym, beautiful auditorium, spacious classrooms and comfortable on-campus dormitories.
Instruction and guidance at EF Academy New York is highly personal. Students engage in interactive lessons led by inspiring teachers and they benefit from the individualized support they receive from dedicated counselors and university advisors who help them achieve their goals.
At EF Academy New York, students follow the IGCSE program in their first two years of secondary school and either the IB Diploma or IB Certificate program in the last two years of secondary school. Those who successfully complete their high school studies with EF Academy New York are awarded a nationally recognized New York State High School Diploma in addition to the other qualifications they earn. Built into every course is an emphasis on multilingualism and intercultural exchange, which allows students to expand their worldviews as they progress through the rigorous and rewarding curricula. To ensure our students enjoy a well-rounded experience, we offer more than 40 clubs and activities, and have seven varsity sports teams.
EF Academy New York graduates have been accepted to top-ranked universities such as Harvard, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University, High Point University and Rochester Institute of Technology, as well as other premiere business and engineering schools.