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Darrow Private School

According to information for 2019, an average SAT score made up 1230
Address: 110 Darrow Rd, New Lebanon, NY 12125, USA
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Description Darrow Private School

  • Year of foundation Darrow School: 1932
  • Darrow School Location: New Lisbon, New York, USA
  • Age of students: 14-18
  • Number of students: 120
  • Type of training: mixed
  • Type of residence: residence
  • Language learning: English.

Darrow School is an international school that since 1932 has been teaching children from all over the world and creating conditions for active, motivating and practice-oriented education. The school is proud of its rich pedagogical experience, student-centered approach and unique methodology. Here they believe that the environment is of great importance for the development of the personality, therefore special attention is paid in the educational institution to creating a friendly atmosphere and value system in which kindness and compassion is of paramount importance.

Graduates of the school are representatives of various nationalities, foreigners from around the world. It was thanks to his students, who came from all over the world, that a special international atmosphere arose in the school, where everyone is ready to share his experience, culture and traditions of his native country. Life at school involves the acceptance of each student with his features and cultural codes.

The school is ideal for those who want to learn in a classic boarding school and intercultural environment, in a warm friendly atmosphere and with modern approaches to learning. A rich academic life is accompanied by academic and psychological support of students from teachers and other students. The school guarantees a safe and comfortable environment for each student who graduates from school with vivid memories of a lifetime and unique experience, knowledge and skills.

  • Faculty and staff: 59 people
  • Teaching staff: 36 teachers
  • Ratio of one teacher per student: 1 to 4
  • Average class size: 9
  • Number of students: 120 (55% of boys and 45% of girls)
  • Number of students living in the residence: 80%
  • All students at the school after graduation have excellent academic and psychological training for study at leading universities in the world, because 99% of students go to higher educational institutions.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Darrow Private School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-18
from 29 870 $ / semester

High school program

  • Dates: early September
  • Age: 14-18
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Cost: $ 58890 per year.

In high school students waiting for an interesting rich curriculum. Great importance is attached to the format of training: teachers take into account the fact that schoolchildren perceive and master information differently, and develop their own approach to each. The curriculum is built on an interdisciplinary vector of study, so students will be able to master all areas of knowledge systematically and interconnected. At the heart of the curriculum are classical subjects, while a set of elective courses will allow to study narrow areas of knowledge and specialties. The number of electives is much more than in other private schools, therefore each student will be able to find an area that will inspire and motivate him.

High school program

  • Dates: early September
  • Age: 14-18
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Cost: $ 58890 per year.

In high school students waiting for an interesting rich curriculum. Great importance is attached to the format of training: teachers take into account the fact that schoolchildren perceive and master information differently, and develop their own approach to each. The curriculum is built on an interdisciplinary vector of study, so students will be able to master all areas of knowledge systematically and interconnected. At the heart of the curriculum are classical subjects, while a set of elective courses will allow to study narrow areas of knowledge and specialties. The number of electives is much more than in other private schools, therefore each student will be able to find an area that will inspire and motivate him.

High school program

  • Dates: early September
  • Age: 14-18
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Cost: $ 58890 per year.

In high school students waiting for an interesting rich curriculum. Great importance is attached to the format of training: teachers take into account the fact that schoolchildren perceive and master information differently, and develop their own approach to each. The curriculum is built on an interdisciplinary vector of study, so students will be able to master all areas of knowledge systematically and interconnected. At the heart of the curriculum are classical subjects, while a set of elective courses will allow to study narrow areas of knowledge and specialties. The number of electives is much more than in other private schools, therefore each student will be able to find an area that will inspire and motivate him.

Main subjects

Elective courses

English language: "Writing", "Literature", "Women's Literature", "Reality and Fiction", "Russian Literature", "Sacred Texts", "Scriptwriting".

"Russian Literature", "Poetry and Mathematics", "Study of Infinity", etc.

History: “Historical Methods”, “World History”, “The Rise and Fall of Society in the 21st Century”, “Psychology”, “Photojournalism”, “Introduction to Philosophy”.

"Alternative History", "History of Inhumanity", "Outstanding Women in History" and more.

Science: Environmental science, biology, physics, chemistry, robotics, anatomy, physiology, programming, criminology, mechanics.

"Herbal Science", "Physiology of training", etc.

Performing arts: jazz ensemble, choral singing, scriptwriter, “Music Theory”, “Music as a means to change society”, “Guitar and piano: water course”, “Cinema and design”, “Writing songs”.

“Introduction to Filmmaking”, “Theater”, “Form and Design”.

Visual art: studio art, artistic text, ceramics, photography, drawing, sculpture, graphic design, illustration and more.

Interior design

Linguistics: cultural linguistics, Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish-American literature.

Mathematics: algebra, geometry, higher mathematics, geometry and design, matrix algebra.

"Statistics", "Theory of Probability", etc.

ESoL: American literature, history and culture, science, writing and more.

Course Requests: Financial Literacy.

Accommodation, housing and food

Pupils live in a school residence - in comfortable dormitories, where students spend their leisure time and recuperate. Most students live in rooms for 2 people, also provides single occupancy. Each student has his own area of responsibility for keeping the hostel in a neat form.

Events Darrow Private School

The extracurricular school program teaches children to achieve their goals, work in a team, helps to improve practical skills, tempers their character and helps them stay in good shape. Pupils are invited to take part in competitive and free sports and creativity:

  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Lacrosse
  • Canoeing
  • Knitting
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Frisbee
  • Dancing
  • Yoga
  • Fitness
  • Aerobics
  • Skiing
  • Rafting
  • Snowboard
  • Theater
  • Music Club
  • Yoga
  • Debate
  • Art
  • Newspaper
  • Swimming
  • cooking school
  • Bowling
  • Carting
  • Laser tag and much more.

Advantages

According to 2019 information, the average SAT score is 1230, and the average ACT score is 28.

Equipment Darrow Private School

Located between the two states, the school is the only educational institution in America, which is located in the major historical center - the Shaker countryside. The beauty of these places and the historical significance favorably affects every inhabitant of these places and the nature of the school. The campus is located on an area of 365 acres with a developed infrastructure:

  • 26 buildings and school buildings
  • Several sports fields
  • Tennis courts
  • Pool
  • The gardens
  • Lake
  • Forest Park Area
  • School of Music
  • Gym
  • Score
  • Dining rooms
  • Gym and more.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

 

Tuition per year

Training

29775 $

Accommodation and meals

28875 $

Contributions

240 $

Total

58890 $

Other expenses:

  • Individual academic support for the teacher: $ 4500 (2 sessions per week)
  • Individual academic support for the teacher: $ 9000 (4 sessions per week)
  • Contribution to school events will be $ 1000-2800 per year.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

List of documents:

  • Registration form
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Student essay
  • Parent's essay
  • Extract of ratings
  • English Testing

You must pass an interview and make a registration fee of $ 75.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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