USA New York, USA
  • Homestay Accommodation
  • $ $ $
  • Private

The Charles Finney School

Established: 1992

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    301
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Short-Term, Multiple Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
The Charles Finney School is a private day school located in northern New York State. Established in 1992, the school offers a select group of high school students a challenging curriculum through honors tracks in most core classes, as well as a Dual Enrollment Program (college-level courses) with Houghton College and Monroe Community College.

FACILITIES
The 16-acre campus has a state-of-the-art 3D printer, modern science labs, a library and an auditorium. Its athletic facilities include a gymnasium, locker rooms and sports field and courts. The Robotics program is supported by a CAD program and CNC machine, both which students learn how to use.

SPORTS AND ARTS
There are five boys’ and five girls’ sports teams at the Junior Varsity and Varsity levels.
Fine arts classes and extracurricular activities such as art, music, visual arts and drama are also offered—many of the students in these programs have won regional and state awards.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Charles Finney School leads the way in the Rochester region with Scholastic Art Awards, SAT scores and college admissions rates. In addition, it was the first private school to participate in the U.S. FIRST Robotics competition, placing in the top spot in 2013.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Penfield, New York is part of the Greater Rochester area. Bordered by the picturesque Irondequoit Bay at its southeastern end, the town is just 15 minutes from downtown Rochester—an international center of higher education, offering a host of attractions and events like classical music, professional sports, plus music and arts festivals.

  • 16 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
SAT Average
1150
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
No
Speciality Programs
Students who are graduated from high school in their country are not eligible for sports. The student must comply with all other NYSPHSAA and SED eligibility requirements. Students must be reported to the Section office using the appropriate form, they are not permitted to practice until the form has been submitted, and can't compete without approval from the Section.
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
3D Art, Ceramics, Drawing, Public Speaking, Studio Art
Music
Band, Choir, Jazz Band, Music Production, Orchestra
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Calculus AB, US History
Languages
Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Choir, Community Service, Creative Writing, Thespian Society
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
-19
ELTiS Minimum
215
TOEFL Minimum
50

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