The Kew-Forest School
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119-17 Union Turnpike

Forest Hills, NY 11375

(718) 268-4667
website Type of school:  Independent preK-12 College Preparatory, Co-ed

Principal:  Mr. Mark Fish

Student population:  250

Number of teachers: 35 Full-time and two Part-time

Average class size: 12

Extracurricular activities: Student Council, Newspaper, Yearbook, Humor Magazine, Mock Trials, Model UN, Chemistry Club, Math Club, Film Club, Service Club, Drama Club, Women’s Choir, Playwriting Club, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis.

Open house date:  Tuesday, October 13, 6 to 8 p.m. (preK-12), Thursday, November 12, 6 to 8 pm (Grades 7-12) & Tuesday, November 10, 6 to 8 pm (Grades preK-6)

Admission director:  Ms. Katherine Ferreira (718) 268-4667 ext. 125  

Percent of last year’s seniors attending college: 100%

Top 2009 academic seniors attended which universities?:  McGill, Brandeis, Wheaton, NYU, Smith, Colorado State, Johns Hopkins, University of Chicago

Which colleges are the most graduates attending?: NYU

Average SAT or ACT score for your students:  1695 out of 2400,

Verbal - 553, Math - 564, Writing - 579 

Do you offer college credit courses?:  Yes - Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Calculus, Probability & Statistics, French, Spanish,

US History, European History, Latin

Academic admission requirements: Internal admissions and placement exams.

School motto:  Ad Summum (Latin for “To The Highest”)

Statement:  The mission of The Kew-Forest School is to provide an academically challenging college-preparatory education to a culturally diverse community in a structured, caring environment. Students are encouraged to achieve their individual potential and strive for personal integrity and respect for others. Kew-Forest continues to embrace instructional innovation while stressing core subject basics. Kew-Forest’s international student body is unique among independent schools. Our students have ethnic roots in 65 different countries across 6 continents, with 62% of our students being multilingual. Kew-Forest also has a vibrant alumni community that enjoys supporting student initiatives.

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