• Fast Facts


    Soundview Preparatory School is an independent, coed day school for grades 6 – 12 located on a 13 acre campus in majestic Yorktown Heights, New York. Founded in the spring of 1989, Soundview’s purpose is to provide a college-preparatory education in a supportive and non-competitive environment that requires rigorous application to academics, instills respect for ethical values, and fosters self-confidence by helping each student feel recognized and valued.

     

Accreditation and Memberships

  • Soundview Preparatory School is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, the New York State Association of Independent Schools, the College Board, and the Fairchester League.

Students

  • Soundview Students come from Westchester, Putnam and Rockland Counties in New York State and from Fairfield County in Connecticut, as well as from New York City. Approximately 30% of students receive need-based financial assistance. There are currently 60 students at SPS.

Admission

  • Soundview operates under a rolling admission policy. Students are accepted throughout the year based on: an interview with the Director of Admissions, prior academic record, student visit, recommendations, a writing sample, and limited testing.

Graduation Requirements

  • Four years of English, History and Physical Education; three years of Math, Science and Foreign Language; two years of Art; and one year of Health. Community Service is also required for graduation.

Academic Program

  • The student/faculty ratio is 4:1 and the average class size is 7 students. Soundview Prep follows a semester program with quarterly report cards.

Athletics and Physical Education

  • All students are required to participate in Soundview's Physical Education program. Soundview offers the following sports: soccer, coed basketball, girls' basketball, and ultimate frisbee.

Grading Policy

  • The grading scale is as follows:

    A+ 97 - 100 A 93 - 96 A- 90 - 92
    B+ 87 - 89 B 83 - 86 B- 80 - 82
    C+ 77 - 79 C 73 - 76 C- 70 72
    D 65 - 69 
    F 0 - 64

  • Soundview Preparatory School admits students of any race, religion, and national and ethnic origin and not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national and/or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, scholarship and financial aid, and athletic or other school-administered programs.