Kew-Forest School

The Kew-Forest School
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Address
119-17 Union Turnpike, Forest Hills, NY 11375
Forest Hills, New York
Information
TypePrivate
Motto"Ad Summum"
Established1918
FounderLouis D. Marriott
Head of schoolCarla Jantos MacMullen
GradesEarly Childhood Development (Pre-K)-Grade 12
EnrollmentApprox. 247
CampusUrban
Color(s)Blue, Red
MascotJaguar
AccreditationNational Association of Independent Schools
YearbookThe Blotter
Tuition$14,800 ~ $39,750
Website
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The Kew-Forest School is an independent, co-ed, college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 12. The school was established in 1918 primarily for residents of Forest Hills and Kew Gardens, Queens, New York. At present, the school now has students from over 30 different localities in the city that include Richmond Hill, Little Neck, Bayside, Douglaston, Jamaica Estates, Long Island, Brooklyn, Manhattan and more.

Tuition ranges from $13,545 to $36,390 per year for grades ECD (Pre-K) through grade 12.

Notable graduates and alumni include Hank Azaria, Katharine Weber, Gideon Yago and Donald Trump.

Mission statement

Their mission statement is:

The Kew-Forest School is an intimate early childhood through 12th grade learning community that is small by design, inclusive, and globally representative. Kew-Forest provides a safe, nurturing, and intellectually vigorous environment that inspires every student to explore and expand creative interests, to apply courageous and innovative thinking, and to become an ethical contributor to ever-widening communities. Kew-Forest students develop the skills necessary for pursuing higher education and for acquiring the essential competencies of a responsible citizen.[1]

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