East Woods At A Glance

Year Founded: 1946
Acres: 46
Accreditation: The School is a member of and accredited by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS).

East Woods School

Student/Teacher Ratio:
Pre-Nursery: 4 to 1
Nursery: 7 to 1
Pre-Kindergarten: 8 to 1
Lower School (K–4): 12 to 1
Upper School (5–8): 12 to 1
Financial Aid: awarded to 30% of students

Diversity: More than 25 local communities are represented at East Woods School.

Faculty and Staff: 40 Full & Part-Time.

Languages Offered to Our Students: Spanish is introduced to the curriculum in our Nursery program. 

Sports: Our campus is home to four playing fields and two gymnasiums. Fourth through Eighth graders participate on interscholastic sports teams in the fall, winter, and spring. Teams include: soccer, ice hockey, cross country, basketball, baseball, softball, and lacrosse.

Distinctive Programs: Multi-media technology; music and drama productions; fine arts curriculum; student council; overnight field trips for ages 10 and above. We offer after school extended care for Nursery and Pre-K, and after school enrichment classes for grades Kindergarten through Fourth, after-care programs, and an extensive summer program.
Facilities and Tools: 2 science labs, 2 computer labs (3-D printers, X-Carve, Glowforge), 1 dance studio, 1 art studio, 1 wood shop, 1 band room, 4 playing fields, 2 gymnasiums, 2 pools, 1 pond, 1:1 Chromebooks grades 4-8, and Smart Boards, iPads, and laptops in the classrooms.

School Colors: Green and White

High Schools Attended by Our Graduates:
Exeter Academy • Phillips Academy • St. Mark’s • St. Georges • St. Paul’s • Groton • Middlesex • Choate • Taft • Hotchkiss • Loyola • Friends Academy • Portledge • Chaminade • Cold Spring Harbor High School • Locust Valley High School • St. Anthony's