Ross Upper School

About Us

Ross School is an accredited boarding and day school offering year-round and summer programs for students in grades 7–12 and for post-graduates. Located in a safe, idyllic setting in East Hampton, New York, Ross School serves more than 525 students and attracts a world-class faculty.

Cultural history is at the core of the Ross curriculum, interwoven with all the other disciplines—math, science, language arts, visual arts, performing arts, media studies, technology and physical education/wellness. While each domain offers its rigorous curriculum, integration among domains creates a dynamic choreography of learning.

Key Points:

  • The largest boarding school in New York
  • Proximity to New York City and John F. Kennedy International Airport
  • State-of-the-art academic buildings, including metal and wood shops;
  • multipurpose lab space; tennis courts; and playing fields
  • Luxurious family-style houses supervised by faculty house parents
  • Curricular units designed to engage students with a broad range of materials, activities, approaches, and interconnected learning opportunities
  • Class of ’14 was accepted to top institutions including Boston U, Columbia, Dartmouth, Georgetown, NYU, and Penn State
  • Groundbreaking programs such as Midwinter Term; Innovation Lab; Ross School Tennis Academy; and Summer Term @Ross
  • Short- and long-term stays; independent study; extracurricular activities; competitive athletics; and travel
  • Nourishing, wholesome, organic meals prepared by our renowned Ross Café

3 Key Program Features:

  1. Spectacular Boarding House Program – unlike any other in the US
  2. Largest, the most resourceful boarding school in NY – near NYC located in “The Hamptons.”
  3. Average SAT over 1860, 80% of AP scores are 4 or 5
  • Total Enrollment : 550
  • Type : Co-Ed
  • Boarding Grades : PN-PG
  • Total Students : 550
  • Boarding Students : 280
  • Day Students : 270
  • ESL Offered : Yes
  • Summer Program :
  • Avg. Class Size : 15
  • Standard Application : Yes
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