The Masters School:
The Masters School is a coed day and boarding school that engages 5th-12th grade students in a rigorous college preparatory curriculum. Located on a majestic 96-acre suburban campus in Dobbs Ferry, we are just 35 minutes from New York City.
The Dobbs Ferry Metro North Train Station is a five minute walk from campus. This means our faculty are able to easily plan class trips to New York City, our dorm parents can spontaneously design a day trip over the weekend without worrying about transportation, and our Director of Weekend Activities has a safe means of transporting students to and from the unlimited number of academic and cultural immersion opportunities in the city.
Dobbs Ferry, a town of some importance during the Revolutionary War, lies on the east bank of the Hudson River in culture-rich Westchester County, 20 miles north of New York City, 100 miles southwest of Hartford, and 200 miles southwest of Boston.
Our beautiful 96 green acre campus is nestled up on a hilltop overlooking the Hudson River in the quaint rivertown of Dobbs Ferry, New York. While the safe town of Dobbs Ferry gives our campus the look and feel of an Old New England Boarding School, we are only a mere 30 minute train ride from New York City’s Times Square & Grand Central Station (and only 20 minutes from Columbia University). Truly we have the best of both worlds!
The Masters School offers one of the only boarding school experiences in the New York metropolitan area. Set amid 96 acres of fields and woodlands overlooking the Hudson River, our students have a scenic and comfortable environment for living and learning. The combination of boarding and day students results in an exceptionally dynamic and diverse community life where students from across the country and around the globe form strong friendships with each other and with day students.
Dorms feature all the amenities students need to live comfortably and thrive academically and socially. All rooms have phones and high-speed Internet connections, and each dorm is equipped with washer-dryers and contains a number of common areas, including kitchens and TV/VCR rooms.
School / Office Address:
Dobbs Ferry, New York
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Private Day & Boarding School in Westchester County, NY
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The Masters School is easily reached from Newark, Kennedy, LaGuardia, or Westchester County airports; the Metro North Railway; and major highways.
By Car from:
Take upper level of George Washington Bridge; remain in right lane; follow signs to Henry Hudson Parkway North. Henry Hudson becomes Saw Mill River Parkway. Follow Saw Mill to Exit 17 (Dobbs Ferry/Ashford Avenue). At top of exit ramp, turn left (at light). Proceed on Ashford through 5 traffic lights.*
From North and Northeast
Take New England Thruway (I-95) South to exit for Cross Westchester Expressway (I-287) West. Follow to exit for New York State Thruway South (toward NYC). Stay on Thruway very briefly, exiting for Saw Mill River Parkway South. [OR take 684 South to exit for Saw Mill River Parkway.] Follow Saw Mill to Exit 17 (Dobbs Ferry/Ashford Avenue). Follow ramp; continue straight, merging with Ashford Avenue. Proceed on Ashford through 4 traffic lights.*
Take New York State Thruway (I-87) across Tappan Zee Bridge; once across the bridge, take the first exit to Route 9 South, turning left at the bottom of the ramp (at stoplight) onto Route 9 South. Continue until Route 9 turns right and merges with Ashford Ave; Stop and Shop will then be on the left. Continue up hill and make first left onto Clinton Avenue. Pass two campus houses to main entrance of School; turn left at stone marker.
From Long Island
Cross Whitestone Bridge to Hutchinson River Parkway North. Exit Hutchinson onto Cross County
Parkway West. Exit onto Saw Mill River Parkway North. Follow Saw Mill to Exit 17 (Dobbs Ferry/ Ashford Avenue). At top of exit ramp, turn left (at light). Proceed on Ashford through 5 traffic lights.
From Ashford Avenue, Dobbs Ferry
At last traffic light, Ashford merges with Route 9/Broadway; Stop and Shop is on the left. Continue up hill and make first left onto Clinton Avenue. Pass two campus houses to main entrance of School; turn left at stone marker. Park in Admission Visitor Parking or nearby spaces.
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