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Lake Placid, New York, USA view map
Co-Ed, No Religious Affiliation
4382 Cascade Road, Lake Placid, New York, USA
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Admissions Phone:518-523-9329 ext.6000Fax:518-523-4858
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Summary: Our traditional core curriculum, enriched by hands-on projects and activities, focuses on the acquisition of solid academic skills. Small classes allow for attention and instruction that challenge each child according to his or her ability. We have high expectations for students.
Department Director: Nick Perry
Average Class Size: 12
Full Time Teachers: 26
Student/Teacher Ratio: 3/1
Summer Programs Offered: Offered
Number of Dorms: 7
Average Students Per Dorm: 10
No. of Girls Dorms: 3
No. of Boys Dorms: 4
fireplaces, pianos, dining rooms
Dress Code: Casual
Summary: Students at NCS live with a roommate in small houses of 8 to 12 children. A team of faculty houseparents works carefully to support and supervise each child. Sharing living spaces and daily routines of morning wake-up, evening study hall, and bedtime creates strong relationships among the children and adults in the house. The house becomes the place for much of each student's learning and growth. Homenights every Wednesday - when each house prepares and eats dinner together and enjoys special activities - help students feel a sense of family and a "home away from home"
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Summary: North Country School's International Summer School (ISS) welcomes students ages 10-14 for English language and American culture immersion. Two sessions, each three weeks long, offer experiential language instruction in the morning and enriching activities and excursions in the afternoon. Our experienced teachers, small size and campus offerings provide an exceptional opportunity to improve language proficiency and experience memorable summertime activities.
ISS is designed around individual language needs within small group instruction. Summer students engage in projects and activities the require them to utilize their rapidly developing English language skills. Summer students become proficient speakers, readers and writers. We carefully balance academics and recreation to ensure that language learning is enjoyable and applicable.
Department Director: David Damico
July 05, 2014 to August 17, 2014
International Summer School (ISS) offers two, three-week sessions in 2014. Session I: July 5-26 and Session II: July 27-August 17. Students ages 10-14 may apply. Our teachers have high expectations for their students and employ a variety of teaching methods and innovative uses of technology.
Registration Deadline: May 01, 2014
Financial Aid Available: No
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