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SET APART FOR EXCELLENCE ACADEMICS...ATHLETICS…CHARACTER...LEADERSHIP ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2012-2013 ACADEMIC SCHOOL YEAR


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New York Military Academy’s mission is to develop our cadets in mind, body and character, prepare them for further education and enable them to become effective leaders and responsible citizens so they are “Set Apart for Excellence.” Inherent in this mission are four objectives: Academics Athletics Character Leadership


Superintendent Hello and thank you for taking the time to visit our website and learn more about New York Military Academy. New York Military Academy, or NYMA, is an important part of America's independent school heritage. Today, we offer rigorous global curriculum for students who actively seek to be Set Apart for Excellence in a structured program that enables them to enter college Inspired, Engaged, and Ready for the future. Established in 1889, New York Military Academy is a college preparatory school for day and boarding students in grades 7 through 12. The 120 acre campus is conveniently located just 60 miles north of New York City. We are dedicated to developing young leaders who have that competitive hunger and desire for success and fulfillment in college and in life, and who desire to be successful leaders in the future. At NYMA, we produce leaders who go on to attend service academies and have great careers in the military, but also leaders who attend some of the top colleges and universities in the nation. Utilizing the military model for leadership and development, and a rigorous curriculum grounded by a demand for competence in the classical disciplines, our graduates are thoughtfully prepared to seek out extraordinary lives of accountability and service. In the classroom, our cadets pursue a cutting-edge and relevant 21st century curriculum alongside a structured, leadership and life-skills focused military program, guided by our school's long affiliation with the United States Army JROTC. Our school continues to be designated as an Honor Unit with Distinction by the Department of the Army and enjoys a solid reputation as one of the nation's leading institutions in number of graduates attending The United States Military Academy at West Point, The United States Air Force Academy and the United States Naval Academy. We also have an excellent track record of cadets competing for and earning four-year ROTC College Scholarships. NYMA's competitive academic, experiential education and athletic programs are enhanced by a structured boarding environment that includes daily tutorials, a nightly, mentored study hall, a robust ESL program and a 12:1 student/teacher ratio in the classroom. Cadets enjoy substantive opportunities to not only learn accountability but to practice peer leadership and to accept important responsibility. One of the things that set NYMA apart from the normal college prep school is what we call our "real-life leadership lab". Putting our cadets in positions of increased accountability and responsibility in the Cadet Corps, while at the same time requiring them to maintain a high level of academic and athletic participation, requires them to constantly improve the organization, planning, time management and multi-tasking skills. We believe development in these critical areas gives our graduates a distinct advantage over others as they transition into some of the more prestigious colleges and universities in America. For over a century, this culture of cadet leadership, community responsibility and personal resilience has built an esprit de corps among the NYMA student body and graduates that has created a powerful alumni network that helps set the standard for success and achievement. Our distinguished list of graduate scholars, business men and women, male and female career military officers and world-renowned musicians, energize the campus and provide our cadets with a distinguished networking and mentoring base to help them as the step into the future. I invite you to please take the time to browse the website and become familiar with what sets New York Military Academy apart from the other college prep schools. Then schedule a visit with our admissions office and come see for yourself why our cadets are Inspired, Engaged and Ready for the future. Sincerely, Jeffrey E. Coverdale Major, USAR (Retired) Superintendent


Mission The mission of New York Military Academy is to develop our cadets in mind, body and character to prepare them for further education and to be effective leaders and responsible citizens.

Inherent in this mission are the four pillars of success: ACADEMICS: Developing A Desire For Knowledge Every cadet is prepared for college with a program that is individually tailored. Qualified, conscientious teachers and small classes offer opportunities and success stories that make the NYMA educational experience so sought after and valued. ATHLETICS: Instilling A Lifelong Appreciation For Wellness Physical fitness dovetails with developing a cadet's mind and all cadets must participate in sports throughout the school year. The academy offers varsity, junior varsity and modified athletic teams that compete in soccer, football, cross country, fencing, volleyball, basketball, swimming, wrestling, baseball, softball, track and field, tennis, golf, lacrosse, drill, rifle and Raiders. CHARACTER: Doing The Right Thing Developing good citizens requires developing the essentials of Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship. NYMA's honor code, "A cadet will not lie, cheat, or steal, or tolerate those who do," constantly reinforces the character lessons taught every day, in and outside the classroom. LEADERSHIP: Real Life Leadership Lab Developing future leaders is one of the unique aspects of the New York Military Academy experience. Self-discipline, leadership, and citizenship are integrated into daily life for the Corps of Cadet. As cadets move up in rank, they are given increasing levels of responsibility in supervising, leading and instructing subordinates.


NYMA Profile New York Military Academy, established in 1889 in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, is a college preparatory school for day and boarding students in grades 7 through 12. NYMA is dedicated to a comprehensive and substantive process of developing young leaders who are "Inspired, Engaged, and Ready" for success and fulfillment in college and in life. Utilizing the military model and a rigorous, expeditionary curriculum grounded by a demand for competence in the classical disciplines, NYMA graduates are thoughtfully prepared to seek out extraordinary lives of accountability and service. NYMA cadets pursue a cutting-edge and relevant 21st century curriculum alongside a structured, leadership and life-skills focused military program guided by the school’s decades long affiliation with the United States Army JROTC. Not only is this whole-child method a proven educational approach for intentional and forward-looking students, but this unique model also offers more peer leadership opportunity, self reliance, personal accountability, and thoughtful structure than is available to aspiring young leaders in most other public, independent and charter schools.


Accreditation and Affiliations New York Military Academy is accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges & Schools through Fall 2012. The Association is a nationally-recognized non-governmental organization consisting of educational institutions from elementary school through college. The Academy will receive it's next Re-Accreditation visit from a Middle States committee in Spring 2012. Accreditation by Middle States indicates that New York Military Academy has demonstrated to evaluators that it is effectively advancing the quality of the educational experience it offers its students and complies with the standards established by the Commission on Secondary Schools and approved by the members of the Association. We are pursuing a new protocol in this upcoming cycle of Accreditation, the rigorous "Excellence by Design" process that entails comprehensive strategic planning involving all constituencies of the school as well as ongoing measurement and accountability using both data-based and anecdotal evidence of performance against key quality indicators. New York Military Academy is chartered by and registered with the New York State Education Department. New York Military Academy is a member of the following organizations: The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS) Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA) National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)


2012 College Acceptances Our college counseling policy focuses on helping the student identify a college that is the ‘best fit’ to set them up for success. The following is an example of some of the colleges to which New York Military Academy students have been accepted. Andrews University Barry University Baruch College Becker College Bryant University Cazenovia College The Citadel Clarkson University Colby Sawyer College College of Saint Rose Daniel Webster College Drew University Drexel University East Stroudsburg University Elmira College Franklin & Marshall College Guilford College Iona College John Cabot University John Jay College Keene State College Keystone College Lasell College Loyola University (New Orleans) Manhattan College Mount Saint Mary College Nichols College Norwich University NYU Polytechnic Institute Rochester Institute of Technology

Rutgers University Parris Island University Plymouth State University Robert Morris University Saint Thomas Aquinas College SUNY Canton SUNY Cortland SUNY Institute of Technology SUNY Maritime College SUNY Morrisville SUNY Oswego SUNY Potsdam Syracuse University Tampa University Thomas College United States Military Academy at West Point United States Naval Academy at Annapolis University of Hartford University of Maryland University of New Haven University of New Haven (Henry Lee College of Forensic Science) Virginia Tech University Wagner College


Directions NYMA is located on the northern edge of Cornwall, six miles north of West Point and five miles south of Newburgh, at the junction of Routes 9W and 218 and Main Street. From New York City and Points South: Cross the George Washington Bridge. Take the Palisades Pkwy. Exit. Take Palisades Pkwy. North. Palisades Pkwy. becomes US-6E (Caution: Stay right at Exit 18 to remain on 6E - do not take Exit 18 which bears off to the left). Enter Bear Mountain Circle and go around the circle to US-9W North. Pass through the town of Ft. Montgomery and go past the exits for Highland Falls and West Point. Continue on North US-9W over Storm King Mountain and past the Cornwall Hospital. Look for the NYMA sign and exit onto Route 218 on the right. Approximately 14 miles from the Bear Mountain Circle. Exit makes a sharp turn 180 degrees and bears left into Rt. 218. NYMA property begins on the left. Pass Faculty Road on left, and proceed to Aftab Road, the main entrance. From Scranton and Points West: Take I-81 North to I-84 East. Exit #10 onto US-9W South before the Newburgh Beacon Bridge. Follow US-9W South through Newburgh for approximately 5 miles to Route 218. Look for the NYMA sign and exit onto Route 218 on the right. NYMA property begins on the left. Pass Faculty Road on left, and proceed to Aftab Road, the main entrance. From Albany and Points North: Take I-87/New York Thruway South. Take the Route 17K Exit. Keep right at the fork on the ramp. Merge onto Route 300 North. Take the I-84 East ramp onto I-84. Exit #10 onto US-9W South. Do not cross the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge. Proceed south through Newburgh for approximately 5 miles to Route 218. Look for the NYMA sign and exit onto Route 218 on the right. NYMA property begins on the left. Pass Faculty Road on left, and proceed to Aftab Road, the main entrance. From Boston and Points East: Take I-90 West to I-84 and proceed into New York State. Cross the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge. Exit onto Route US-9W South. Proceed South through Newburgh, for approximately 5 miles to Route 218. Look for the NYMA sign and exit onto Route 218 on the right. NYMA property begins on the left. Pass Faculty Road on left, and proceed to Aftab Road, the main entrance.


Character Development Doing the Right Thing NYMA knows that Character and Leadership go hand in hand. Therefore, we created our Character Development Program a unique curriculum designed to create leaders of character in support of NYMA's mission statement: "To develop all cadets in mind, body, and character to prepare them for further education and to be effective leaders and responsible citizens of the world." As a result of this unique curriculum, we carefully integrate character lessons and put these lessons to good use in the classroom, in the barracks, and on the parade and playing fields, to ensure that the fundamentals of our program span each pillar and are embedded in the mind and life of each cadet. Character, especially, underpins the execution of our other three pillars: Academics and Athletics and Leadership. Without cadets of character, our overall mission cannot be effective; but we can proudly say our four pillared mission is successful because of the many cadets of character we develop daily.

NYMA Cadet Honor Code A cadet will not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do. Each year, cadets take an honor test and sign an oath indicating their intention to uphold the code. Throughout the year, the tenets of the honor code are emphasized during morals and ethics classes and in our Sunday Character Guidance classes.

NYMA Cadet Creed I am a New York Military Academy Cadet. I will always conduct myself to bring credit to my Family, Country, Academy and the Corps of Cadets. I am loyal and patriotic. I am the future of my country. I do not lie, cheat, or steal or tolerate those who do, and I will always be accountable for my actions and deeds. I will always practice good citizenship and patriotism. I will work hard to improve my mind and strengthen my body. I will seek the mantle of leadership and stand prepared to "Do what's right" In upholding the way of life for a New York Military Academy Cadet. May God grant me the strength to always live by this creed.


Athletics A Message from the Director of Athletics New York Military Academy competes in the Hudson Valley Athletic League with other day and boarding schools such as Storm King, Oakwood Friends, Wooster, Chase, South Kent , Christian Heritage, Poughkeepsie Day, Forman, Marvelwood, Watkinson, Harvey and Darrow. The school uses one football field; two soccer fields; one baseball field; one softball field; one lacrosse field; two swimming pools; one gym with basketball, wrestling and weight room; and eight tennis courts. Students and faculty use all of the facilities during free time. At New York Military Academy, all students must compete in athletics for all three seasons. Whether they are learning the basics of fencing or karate, or have been excelling in football or basketball, they are part of the athletic tradition. We offer 18 interscholastic sports with 22 teams, plus some recreational activities. Depending upon the student's experience, each can compete on the varsity, junior varsity or junior high level. NYMA has always valued the important role athletics plays in the development of each student. While some schools have eliminated or watered down their athletics requirements over the years, we believe that participation in sports teaches lessons that can applied to life: discipline, sacrifice, teamwork and friendships that will last a lifetime. Les McMillen Director of Athletics 845-534-3710 Ext. 4253 lmcmillen@nyma.org


The NYMA Band The history of the music program at NYMA can be traced back to 1906 when the Corps finally formed a drum-and-bugle corps of its own after depending on the Cornwall town band for years. The school hired its first Bandmaster , Mr. Harley A. Ide, in 1909. Throughout the rest of the Academy’s history the Band has been one of the elite units of the Corps. Today the music program at NYMA is keeping itself grounded in this tradition while being aimed at keeping cadets current in the world of music education, performance, business, and technology. The heart of the tradition lies in the ranks of our Field and Parade Band. This group leads the Corps during every presentation and parade throughout the year, and it is a responsibility that all of our band cadets take great pride in. This group also doubles on the stage as our concert band for our Winter and Spring concert series. Besides our two large ensembles we have a variety of chamber and small groups. These include our Brass Quintet, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Rock/Pop ensemble. The music program also offers band cadets the opportunity to take classes and tutorials in Music History, Music Theory, Improvisation, and Recording Engineering. Because of our close proximity to the United Sates Military Academy many of our students take advantage of being able to have private lessons with the many talented members of the West Point Band and Jazz Knights.

For more information on the NYMA Band please contact Mr. Jason Furman, jfurman@nyma.org, 845-534-3710 x4240


2012-2013 Open House Dates

DATE

DAY

TIME

December 15

Saturday

1:00 PM

January 12

Saturday

1:00 PM

February 9

Saturday

1:00 PM

March 9

Saturday

1:00 PM

April 13

Saturday

1:00 PM

Please contact the Director of Admissions Alisa Southwell at 845-534-3710 x4272 or email asouthwell@nyma.org to rsvp or request further information.


Admissions Office A Message from the Director of Admissions Academics, Athletics, Character, and Leadership are what set New York Military Academy apart from other college prep schools. Located less than 60 miles northwest of New York City, NYMA has been educating young men since 1889 and welcomed our first young women in 1976 and currently provides both boarding and day school instruction for 7th – 12th grade cadets. Our military tradition provides structure and creates a unique learning environment for our cadets, one that helps them achieve their full potential and academic goals while developing their leadership qualities. We believe New York Military Academy cadets are “Set Apart for Excellence”. We achieve this goal by challenging our cadets to be inspired, engaged, and ready for their future. The academics are intentionally rigorous and demanding. It’s about setting goals and learning how to meet them. Our cadets learn that effort is expected, respect is earned, and achievement is admired. Our class size average is 12 students or less per teacher. NYMA academics help our cadets become lifelong learners rewarding our cadets with confidence, success, leadership and service. Academically, our cadets learn to think critically, communicate clearly, creatively and logically. Because our class sizes are small with rigorous academics and selective admissions, class rank is statistically invalid and not a proper indicator for college performance; therefore, we do not rank our cadets. Being an SAT and an ACT testing sight, our cadets are well prepared for these academic exams. For our domestic cadets, an SAT prep course is part of our cadet’s schedule in preparation for the exam and our international cadets have the TOEFL prep course in preparation for the TOEFL exam. The top 25% of our cadets score an 1850 or higher on the SAT. We motivate, stimulate minds and provide an avenue for our cadets to achieve leadership roles through our JROTC program. One set of skills reinforces another. All our cadets are involved in a sport each season, as well as opportunities for band and marching parades. Our strong academic program provides skills for the proper use of language fluently as he/she reads, writes and speaks. Cadets are also involved in community service. Students ending grades 9 through 11, who have not realized their full potential or have fallen behind in class work, are encouraged to attend our Summer School Program. Participation is not limited to students who are attending NYMA during the regular academic school year. There are additional summer programs available for ages 12-17…Adventure Program, Equestrian, ESL and Band. NYMA cadets come from thirteen different countries outside the US. We encourage our international students by offering special courses to ease their transition. Cadets continue receiving instruction in ESL – English as a Second Language until ability to succeed without additional resources are demonstrated. NYMA will determine the proper placement of our international cadets based on standardized test scores, (i.e., SLEP and TOEFL) as well as grade reports, transcripts and teacher/counselor recommendation forms. There is also a summer ESL program available for incoming international cadets. Our structured environment provides fewer distractions and enables our cadets to reach their full potential and develop the skills to set them up for success in life. We welcome the opportunity to show you our campus. Due to the low student-to-teacher ratio and small class sizes, we encourage parents to contact us as early as possible. It benefits both parents and students to mail the completed, signed and dated application, registration, academic transcripts and recommendations. All necessary paperwork must be submitted prior to interview for admission consideration. Admissions to New York Military Academy is selective. The applicants to the school are selected for academic potential, intellectual ability and emotional maturity. Parents should schedule an appointment with their child to visit regarding admissions and tour campus with one of our cadets. For international students, please call and arrange for a phone or Skype interview. A visit to our campus will provide an opportunity to observe our cadet life. I invite you to call and set up an appointment to find out more about New York Military Academy. Request information by submitting an online inquiry form, calling our toll-free number at 888-ASK-NYMA or contacting us by email at admissions@nyma.org. Printable application and required recommendation forms can be downloaded at Applications Forms and sent in with the $100 application fee. Alisa Southwell Director of Admissions 845-534-3710 Ext. 4272 asouthwell@nyma.org


Admissions Overview Established in 1889, New York Military Academy’s motto of Toujours Prêt (Always Ready) reflects the long-standing mission of the school to prepare students for the challenges of the future by making them informed citizens. With that in mind, the students graduating from New York Military Academy embody certain definable and affirmative characteristics. Our curriculum develops students in mind, body, and spirit, while traditional course work with electives is designed to encourage exploration and prepares students for their collegiate future. Every student participates in a rigorous college preparatory curriculum and interscholastic athletic program. The academy offers varsity, junior varsity, and modified athletic teams that compete in sports, such as soccer, football, fencing, basketball, swimming, softball, wrestling, baseball, tennis, golf, lacrosse, just to name a few. Weekend outings, parades, field trips, rifle team, band, drill team, and horsemanship programs are a few of the additional activities that round out cadet life at the academy. The military organizational structure and tradition combined with confidence and self-discipline enhance the students’ achievements in and out of the classroom. The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) teaches accountability and responsibility while developing character and leadership skills. It is these skills that define our students as successful citizens, capable of making significant contributions to their communities and country. The prestigious and highest designation awarded by the Department of the Army, Honor Unit with Distinction, allows New York Military Academy to nominate qualified seniors to the United States Service Academies. The Admissions Department hosts open house events throughout the year to introduce prospective families to the school, staff, and faculty, as well as tour with a cadet. Represented by students from thirteen states and thirteen countries in 2012-2013, our overall achievement is measured by the 100% success rate of graduating seniors in gaining admissions to the nations’ leading colleges and universities. Call now to schedule a campus visit available during school hours throughout the year for students entering grades 7-12.

ADMISSIONS QUESTIONS AND INQUIRIES CALL 1-888-ASK-NYMA


Admissions Process Step 1. Schedule a time to visit New York Military Academy Step 2. Application Form and Application Fee of $100 - The admission process begins with parents submitting a completed application, paying the application fee, and signing the Authorization to Release Records form to release educational records. The release form must be signed and returned with the application form. The release form will be sent to the current school to obtain the applicant’s records. Step 3. Parent/Student Interview - After reviewing the student application and school records, parent and student interviews are scheduled for potential applicants. The purpose of the interview is to assess how well New York Military Academy educational offerings meet the opportunity to set the student up for success. Student will then be scheduled for a placement test. Step 4. Acceptance - Parents will be notified of acceptance by letter or phone. Step 5. Welcome to New York Military Academy


International Population International Families always want to know the percentage of our student body that is International. Currently 18% of our student body is International from 13 different countries. No matter where the cadets are coming from, our academic program enables students to pursue lines of academic credit and co-curricular experiences helping them gain exposure to areas of inspiration. NYMA’s competitive academics and athletic programs are enhanced by a structured boarding environment that includes daily tutorials, a nightly, mentored study hall, a robust ESL program and a 12:1 student/teacher ratio in the classroom. Cadets enjoy opportunities to not only learn accountability but to practice peer leadership and to accept important responsibility. One of the things that set NYMA apart other college prep schools is what we call our “real-life leadership lab”. Putting our cadets in positions of increased accountability and responsibility in the Cadet corps, while at the same time requiring them to maintain a high level of academic and athletic participation, requires them to constantly improve their organization, planning, time management and multitasking skills. We believe development in these in these critical areas gives our graduates a distinct advantage over others as they transition into some of the more prestigious colleges and universities in America. Entrance Exams Students are evaluated with the SLEP or TOEFL test when they arrive, and are placed into classes based on English skill level. This tested method for learning places students in environments where they are properly challenged and supported. There is a unique four-step approach, which presents new grammar concepts in context at increasing level of difficulty. Courses are designed according to ability to grasp information and to apply acquired knowledge. The use of innovative, student centered teaching philosophies allows students to move easily up levels of study as they master essential skills. As students increase in their skills, the ESL practicum targets them many times in different contexts and at increasing levels of difficulty. Literature and composition looks to accelerate listening and speaking skills while improving reading comprehension and honing academic writing skills. Military Academy vs. Standard Boarding Schools Utilizing the military model for leadership and development, NYMA focuses on developing young leaders who have that competitive hunger and desire for success and fulfillment in college and in life, and who desire to be successful leaders in the future. Experiencing a rigorous curriculum grounded by a demand for competence in the classical disciplines, our graduates are thoughtfully prepared to seek out extraordinary lives of accountability and services. In the classroom, our cadet pursue a cutting-edge curriculum alongside a structured, leadership and life-skills focused military program, guided by our school’s long affiliation with the United States Army JROTC. Our school continues to be designated as an Honor Unit with Distinction by the Department of the Army and enjoys a solid reputation as one of the nation’s leading institutions in number of graduates attending The United States Military Academy at West Point, The United States Air Force Academy and The United States Naval Academy. We also have an excellent track record of cadets competing for and earning four year ROTC college scholarships.


ESL Summer Program ESL Summer Program offers International students English immersion through cultural experiences , drawing students who are committed to rigorous academics and cultural adventure. The ESL students not only experience practicum, literature and composition of the English Language, depending on their length of summer study, they have also have opportunities to visit two or more of the prestigious colleges and universities: Colombia, New York University, Princeton, Yale, Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston University, just to name a few. The NYMA Advantage NYMA’s competitive academic, experiential education and athletic programs are enhanced by a structured boarding environment that includes daily tutorials, a nightly, mentored study hall, a robust ESL program and a 12:1 student/teacher ratio in the classroom. All these combined help to set up students for success both in and out of the classroom. In fact, in the current class, the top 25% scored an 1850 or higher on the SAT. Cadets enjoy opportunities to not only learn accountability but to practice peer leadership and to accept important responsibility. One of the things that set NYMA apart from the normal college preparatory school is what we call our “real-life leadership lab�. Putting our cadets in positions of increased accountability and responsibility in the Cadet Corps, while at the same time requiring them to maintain a high level of academic and athletic participation, requires them to constantly improve their organization, planning, time management and multi-tasking skills. We believe development in these critical areas gives our graduates a distinct advantage over others as the transition into some of the more prestigious colleges and universities in America.


International Cadets and ESL


NYMA CADETS AND ESL ESL A, B, and C Practicum This course is designed to improve grammar skills through focused communicative listening, pronunciation, speaking, reading and writing activities. Appropriate grammar, vocabulary, and language learning strategies are integrated into the curriculum. ESL A is an introduction to Basic English grammar. ESL A, B, and C students focus on communication using different tenses. As students increase in their skills, the ESL practicum looks to accelerate listening and speaking skills while improving reading comprehension and honing academic writing skills. The text uses a unique four-step approach, which presents new grammar concepts in context. It then targets them many times in different contexts and at increasing levels of difficulty. ESL A, B, and C Literature This course is designed to build reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing skills in the content areas of science, social studies, and literature. It accomplishes this by introducing students to language learning strategies. Students use English as a medium to explore the connection between the different content areas and literature. Students begin to read from a variety of literary genre as their skills increase. ESL A, B, and C Composition This composition course focuses on developing reading and critical thinking skills. Students respond orally and in writing to a variety of genre. Newspaper articles, magazine articles, advice columns, poetry, and travelogues all serve as a means to explore human themes such as work, family, gender roles, food, travel, and American customs. They learn to read and interpret informational and imaginative texts. Students learn to respond to these texts through classroom discussions, oral reports, essays, reviews, and critiques. TOEFL Prep This class serves as an opportunity to familiarize students with the rigors of the TOEFL test. We focus on expanding vocabulary, writing essays, and responding orally to TOEFL style questions. Several practice tests are taken throughout the year and the culmination of the course is a class trip to take the actual IBT TOEFL exam.


Online Application and Forms Click HERE for NYMA's online application system.

Download Application Forms Please download and fully complete the packet of application and recommendation forms that you will need for the admissions process. The packet contains the following forms:      

Application for Admission Form English Teacher's Evaluation Form Math Teacher's Evaluation Form Confidential School Report Form Health Certificate Appraisal Enrollment Package

2012-2013 Upper School Application Packet NYMA Health Certificate Appraisal Prescription Medication Authorization Form Release of Records Confidential School Report 2012-2013 Enrollment Package


Cadet Fees 2012-2013 Boarding Cadets Application fee*………………………………$100.00

Additional Fees (all cadets, as applicable):

Registration fee*……………………………$2,000.00

Studio Art per semester

$45.00

Uniform Fee*…………………………

Laboratory Science/Course per semester

$60.00

School Fee

… $3,590.00 $30,500.00

(Includes tuition, room, board, infirmary health care, cadet activities, technology usage, uniform alteration and dry cleaning) Total $36,190.00

International Cadets

Haircuts (Male Cadets Only)

$200.00

Commencement Fee (Seniors)

$310.00

Parent Auxiliary Fee

$200.00

Horsemanship Program/Full Year

$7,000.00

Horsemanship Program/Season

$2,500.00

International Cadet Fee*

*Application, Registration, Uniform and International Cadet Fees are Non-Refundable Payment Policies: Payment: All fees are due in full prior to the ca$3,150.00 det’s arrival. The School Fee is due in full prior to the cadet’s arrival unless a payment $500.00 option below is selected.

International Student Incidentals Deposit

$1,500.00

Pay all boarding fees plus the following international fees: English as a Second Language Fee

Boarding Cadet Fee

$36,190.00

Total

$41,340.00

School fee payment options: A 2-payment plan and a monthly plan will be available. Payment options are not available to International students. Visit the website at www.nyma.org for financial aid and apply online with FACTS .

Day Cadets Application Fee*

$100.00

Registration Fee*

$1,000.00

Uniform..Fee*

$3,590.00

School Fee

$9,200.00

(Includes tuition, lunch, infirmary health care, cadet activities, technology usage, uniform alteration and dry cleaning.) Total $13,890.00

Any dormitory/room damage will be billed directly to the parent or guardian. Textbooks: NYMA does not provide textbooks or supply list items. The parent/guardian is responsible to order textbooks online upon receipt of the academic schedule


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