Location: Situated in the "green belt" just 45 minutes north of New York City, on the spectacular west bank of the Hudson River, the campus offers a commanding view of the Shawangunk Mountains and distant Catskills. Settled in the peaceful, small town of Cornwall-on-Hudson, the campus adjoins the 3,600-acre Black Rock Forest nature preserve. The proximity of New York City and the many local offerings provide our students with a range of cultural and athletic activities.Student Body:
There are approximately 140 students currently enrolled at The Storm King School, 75% boarding and 25% day students, and 59% male and 41% female. The School enrolls students from 10 states and 13 countries.Accreditation:
The Storm King School is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. SKS is a member of the New York State Association of Independent Schools, the National Association of Independent Schools, and the College Board, among other professional organizations.
The school is governed by an 18-member Board of Trustees, of which approximately half are alumni.Black Rock Consortium:
Storm King School is a member of the Black Rock Consortium, which administers the Black Rock Forest, a 3,600-acre wilderness alongside the campus. The School makes maximum use of these natural surroundings for its science, environmental, and recreational programs. The Head of School is a vice president and a member of the Executive Committee of the Consortium, which includes the American Museum of Natural History, Barnard College, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Browning School, City College of New York, Columbia University, Convent of the Sacred Heart, the Dalton School, Friends Seminary, New York Academy of Sciences, New York University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Newburgh School District, and Teacher's College of Columbia University.