Cultivating character, intellect, and creativity
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Fast Facts York Prep at a Glance

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  • 4:1

    Student-Teacher Ratio
  • 12-15

    Average Class Size
  • 45+

    Student Led Clubs
  • 340

    Students Enrolled in Grades 6-12 
  • 90%+

    Seniors Accepted to Their First-Choice College
  • 100%

    College-Bound Seniors
  • 15

    Median Years of Teaching Experience
  • 90%

    Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees
  • 30

    Athletic Teams and Club Sports
  • 50,000+

    Square Footage of Campus

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  • Headmaster's Thoughts: October 2021

    When I was about eight years old, my father pointed out to me a headline in the London Evening Standard newspaper. It read: “Jewish Black Marketer arrested”. My father’s very valid point was that the race or religion of the culprit was irrelevant. An individual was arrested for a crime. Period! His religion had nothing to do with what he did. Or were they trying to smear a group? (No credit for the answer!)
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  • Headmaster's Thoughts: October 2021

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.