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Horace Mann School 霍勒斯曼學校 (紐約州 NY)

Features

Founded as an experimental and developmental unit of Teachers College at Columbia University. Its nature laboratory - where students go to study for a week at a time, comprises 100 acres in Washington, Conn..

Nowadays, Horace Mann School is a highly selective independent college preparatory school in New York City, founded in 1887. Horace Mann is a member of the Ivy Preparatory School League, educating students from all across the New York tri-state area from nursery school to the twelfth grade.

Worth magazine ranked it seventh out of all the nation's high schools based on the proportion of graduates attending Harvard, Yale, and Princeton Universities

Recent tuition is around $42,000 a year, making it the second most expensive private school in New York City. The Upper, Middle, and Lower Divisions are located in Riverdale, a neighborhood of the Bronx.

 

The Basics
School Type Independent, College preparatory school
Tuition Around US$42,000 per year
Housing N/A
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Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horace_Mann_School
School Website http://www.horacemann.org
General Information
State New York (NY)
Location Bronx, NYC
Nearest City 20 mins to LaGuardia airport
Environment Big City
Year Founded 1887
Level Offered Grade 1 to 12, around 20 AP & 18 Honors courses
Enrollment Approximately 1,800
Student-to-Teacher around 10:1 class

Academic Programs:

Students in the Upper Division are required to study English, world history, United States history, biology, chemistry, or physics or both, geometry, algebra, andtrigonometry, and also meet various requirements in the arts, computer science, health and counseling, and physical education. Students must go beyond these basic requirements in at least some, if not all, subjects. They are also required to take at least through the levels-three courses of either Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian, or Spanish.

Advanced Program

Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science AB, English , Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, French Language, Japanese Language and Culture, Latin: Vergil, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics B, Psychology, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art: Drawing

Students Life:

The academic tradition of Horace Mann is one of rigor and excellence. Students are challenged in an age-appropriate manner in each Division of the School to think deeply, explore intensely, and express themselves surely in speech and writing. The school cares deeply about its students - within a structure of immense expectations.

Admission

Interview, SSAT. The largest point of entry is in sixth grade, with between 50 and 55 places available each year. In the ninth grade, 40 to 45 new students are traditionally enrolled. A smaller number of students are accepted in other grades, although there are no admissions to the twelfth grade.

 

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