Allendale Columbia

By June 21, 2018 September 21st, 2018 Boarding, East, US-Schools

Allendale Columbia

Rochester, New York

Located in Rochester, which has the amenities of a big city with a small-community feel, Allendale Columbia offers a rigorous and supportive curriculum within a 33-acre state-of-the-art campus. Amenities include an organic garden, a performing arts facility, several gymnasiums, music and art studios, computer labs and digital production studios.

This school is a thriving, diverse community of learners who engage locally and internationally to create opportunities to design, imagine, learn, and make a positive impact.

As a  leading independent, diverse, co-ed, college prep school for students in nursery through grade 12, Allendale Columbia’s learning goes far beyond books and tests. They are dedicated to the freedom to dig deeper, allowing students to question more, discuss, debate, and question again.  As a result, students develop critical thinking skills and become effective problem solvers. Faculty members use their independence and experience to connect knowledge to real-life so that students can make more sense of the world – and their place in it. It all adds up to a different school of thought: high expectations and relevant experiences that prepare students to succeed in a globally competitive society.

Allendale Columbia is defined by academic quality and a strong sense of togetherness. It’s exceptional educators lead personalized explorations of learning, offering countless opportunities for students to express themselves, discover their passions, pursue real-world projects, and achieve academic excellence. Students, families, faculty, and staff frequently collaborate in service to the school, the community, and the world, demonstrating the shared values that unite their lives.


School Type: Boarding & Day School

School Size: 152

Class Size: 12

Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th

Type of Students Accepted: Year, Semester, Students Intending to Graduate

Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Music, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Math Team, Science Bowl, International Club,Yearbook, Literary Magazine (for art and writing), ski club

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