The Knox School

541 Long Beach Rd, St James, NY 11780

Established as a girls' school in Briarcliff Manor by Mary Alice Knox, the school occupied quarters in Tarrytown and Cooperstown before settling at its present campus, a 48-acre estate on Long Island’s North Shore, in 1954. Knox first enrolled boys in 1973. The school’s structured college preparatory program, which is rooted in the liberal arts, features small classes, flexible scheduling and a varied curriculum. Course work in the visual and performing arts is integral to the program. Knox offers a full range of opportunities in athletics, including an extensive equestrian program. Boys and girls accumulate 25 hours of required community service prior to graduation. Its proximity to New York City enables the school to schedule frequent weekend activities there.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Preparatory
Grade RangeBoarding — Coed Grades 7-PG; Day — Coed 6-PG
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address541 Long Beach Rd, St James, NY 11780
Year Established1904
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)
AdministratorThad Andrew Gaebelein
Applications DueRolling
Total Enrollment144
Boarding Students117
Day Students27
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