Tuxedo Park School at a Glance
Head of School: Kathleen McNamara (since 2011).
Founding year: 1900 (History).
Affiliation: Independent, nonsectarian (Mission).
Accreditation: Accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) and chartered by the State of New York. TPS was re-accredited by NYSAIS in 2012.
Memberships: National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Educational Records Bureau (ERB), Secondary School Admissions Testing Board (SSATB), and Educational Testing Services (ETS).
Location: Southeastern corner of Orange County, NY, just 15 minutes from Bergen, NJ, between exits 15A and 16 off the NY State Thruway I-87 (Directions).
Ages taught: 3- to15-year-olds.
Enrollment: 243 students.
Percentage of students in an identifiable minority: 40%.
Percentage of Faculty and Staff with Advanced Degrees: 63%.
Endowed chairs: 3.
Average Student to Teacher Ratio: 7:1.
Languages taught: French, Spanish, Latin.
Interscholastic sports: Soccer, Field Hockey, Basketball, Lacrosse, Track and Field.
Tuition: $17,850 – $30,150 (bundled tuition).
Percentage of student body receiving tuition assistance in 2011-2012: 37%.
Food Service: Flik food service provides healthy snacks and family-style lunch daily.
Options available: Bus transportation, after-school care 3:00-6:00pm, Primary School discovery programs, private music lessons, Middle and Upper school clubs and activities.
Percentage of students who live outside of Tuxedo Park: 75% (where our students live).
Admissions Inquiries: Director of Admissions and Tuition Assistance Kristen Heard, (845) 351-4737.
Tuxedo Park School welcomes and values a diversified school community. It does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, disability, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, and other school-administered programs.