THE KNOX SCHOOL is a progressive, co-educational, independent, college preparatory boarding and day school located on 40 acres of serene waterfront property along the North Shore of Long Island, New York. Our small yet diverse student body represents more than 15 countries, and attracts students from local Long Island communities, the New York tri-state area, and across the U.S.
Founded in 1904, The Knox School is Long Island’s oldest established private school. Our inclusive environment serves grades 6-12 and Post-Graduate, providing students with a broad world perspective and a wide range of skills to prepare them for the next phase of their journeys. At Knox everyone knows your name and each student’s potential is unlocked and maximized because of the boundless experiences a Knox education provides. We are proud of our 100% acceptance to top four-year universities. Whether you are an aspiring engineer or equestrian, artist or architect, performer or physicist, a Knox education unlocks every student’s potential
and prepares them for success after high school.
In addition to superior college preparatory academics, Knox provides an integrative co-curricular campus experience.... Students are supported as they explore interest-driven clubs, hands-on service learning, multidisciplinary opportunities in the Visual & Performing Arts, and a nationally-competitive Athletics program. Knox’s encouraging community gives students confidence to take risks and to strive for excellence.
OUR MISSION at The Knox School is to provide the opportunity for capable students to excel within a liberal arts program infused with artistic and athletic pursuits, in preparation for higher education at selective colleges and universities.
The Knox Core Values of RESPECT, RESPONSIBILITY, INTEGRITY, COURAGE, KINDNESS, and SCHOLARSHIP establish the foundation of a positive and trusting standard of conduct for the Knox community and for the success of our graduates.