Our goal for students is unwavering integrity, a desire to learn in a rigorous academic environment, and enthusiastic participation in community life. We make leaders, joiners, and achievers. York boasts a diverse curriculum, outstanding faculty, and exceptional arts and sports programs in the heart of Lincoln Center.

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  • Headmaster's Thoughts: November 2019

     
    At the end of my first year as an undergraduate at Wadham College, Oxford, I ran for the elected position of the college “food secretary.” This was a hard-fought campaign. I had the entire rugby team backing my effort. It was bitter. I ran unopposed and, possibly because of that, I won.
     
     
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York Prep is an independent private school in New York City committed to guiding students in grades 6 through 12 toward their maximum potential—intellectually, socially, and physically—and to preparing them for college and beyond. Compassionate educators creatively address the needs and interests of a diverse community, and support and challenge students as they progress through a traditional curriculum within a structured environment. York Prep encourages the development of lifelong learners who are responsible members of their community.