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Living at Northwood

Northwood: A Community Unlike Any Other


Our private boarding school in upstate New York is unique because of its offerings and its setting, but the Northwood student experience is distinguished by being a part of a community unlike any other. Being a school of under two hundred (200) students provides a unique opportunity for all community members to be well known by each other. Northwood's unique location in Adirondack Park in close proximity to the olympic facilities of Lake Placid, New York, provides opportunities for members of our community to share experiences and create bonds which extend well beyond their time on campus. At many schools, often the most difficult moments come when trying to integrate in a new school community. At Northwood, while that process is still one which calls for the support of many, many times the most difficult moments come at graduation as students "Ring the Bell" and prepare for the next step in their lives.

A Northwood School student's experience is defined by the relationships they form with their peers and the faculty while living in the vibrant and beautiful town of Lake Placid, New York. Having the ability to take advantage of the wonders of the Adirondack Park, walk Main Street with friends or explore Lake Placid's Olympic history and facilities ensures that Northwood students' days are unlike those of students elsewhere...and it's days like these which keep Northwood School a part of our students lives well beyond graduation.