The Kew-Forest School
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119-17 Union Turnpike

Forest Hills, NY 11375

(718) 268-4667


Principal: Mr. Mark Fish

Students: 237

Teachers: 40

Average Class Size: 10

Extracurricular Activities: The Tennis Academy at the West Side Tennis Club, Student Council, School Newspaper (The Forester), Year Book (The Blotter), Literary Magazine, Art Magazine, Mock Trials, Model UN, Film Club, Girl's Choir, Coed Varsity Soccer, Cross Country, Boys Varsity Basketball, Girls Varsity Basketball, Girls Varsity Volleyball, Girls Varsity Tennis, Varsity Swimming, Boys Varsity Tennis, Fencing, Squash, Golf, Rowing, Sailing, Track & Field, Archery, Community Service Club, Peer Counseling, International Students Club, Bell Choir, Middle School Book Club and Various Art, Music and Drama Ensembles.

Open House Date: Thursday, October 17, 5 to 7 p.m.

Admissions Director: Mr. Henry Horne (718) 268-4667 x125

Scholarships: We offer financial aid for demonstrated need to accepted eighth grade students so they will enjoy the learning benefits of that last middle school year and make a smooth transition to upper school.

Percent of Seniors Attending College: 100

Top 2013 Seniors Attending: Amherst, Barnard, Brown, Wesleyan

Most Attended College: Barnard

Average SAT: 1721 (Critical Reading 573, Math 558, Writing 590)

College Credit Courses: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English Language, English Literature, Calculus, French, Spanish, U.S. History, World History, Latin

Admissions Requirements: Applicants to grades 4-12 are required to register for the ISEE or SSAT exam. Students applying for Early Childhood Development - Grade 3 are assessed by K-F staff internally as part of the admission process.

School Motto: Ad Summum (To The Highest)

Mission Statement: Inspiring students to achieve, The Kew-Forest School uses an inquiry-based model of instruction that incorporates technology and excellent faculty instruction. Introduction of Harkness tables in the Middle and Upper School English classrooms will enhance student dialogue and communication skills.

Small class sizes allow for close student-faculty communication and learning. Embracing students from three and four year olds through Grade 12 provides a comprehensive school experience that is preparing students for the next stage in their learning, college, and life. The student community represents the diversity of New York City with ethnic roots in 65 different countries across six continents, with 62 percent of our students being multilingual.

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