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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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This school effectively deals with bullying:
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There are 22 reviews about all of the school topics.



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An amazing place! After spending time at another boarding school in Connecticut and visiting most campuses in the northeast, I feel Ross is unmatched in location facilities and academic programming.

Handles bullying effectively: Neutral


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Who knows. They are big in posturing so I imagine they deal with it but I can also imagine there being a clandestine culture that is avoided to continue to have the enrollment.


Supports LD students: Neutral


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Beats me. I'm not sure what they do or don't do. The curriculum is largely made up, unsubstantiated.

Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree


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The leadership is absurd. First of all its in a constant state of flux. Ask "who is in charge" and they can't answer. Everyone is "interim" and people leave without notice. Something very wrong there.

Develops character: Strongly disagree


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Like the community itself, the kids are bratty, entitled and obnoxious. Have seen several children ordering around staff. It's really horrible


Teacher effectiveness: Agree


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The teachers seem well meaning but strangled by the dysfunction of the leadership. Teachers don't tend to stay more than a year or two

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral


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None of the teachers that goes there aren't certified to teach. They do this so they can pay less to the teachers.

Develops character: Disagree


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This school doesn't care of what a student thinks. They only care about the money they get from the students!




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What I can say from my experience with a spouse that works at Ross is, it's most concerned about making money and less concerned with educating our children. The management is unorganized with no direction. They lack respect and support for their educators with a hight turnover rate to show this. What institution will not give a wifi pass code to its educators? Especially when cell signals are not that great there, at least with verizon. Do research and pay attention to the common theme that keeps surfacing.



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The 2 positive reviews on this site are probably "planted". Ask yourself what student on the 1st day of school goes on a website to say how much they love the school curriculum! The other positive review names two administrators which goes against the policy of this site to "name names" and that "parent' who wrote it had these administrators bio's down like they were reading off resumes. One of the 2 "resigned" without a job on the Friday before Christmas this year (2013). If a parent really wrote that positive review he/she must be on the board or work for the school and was asked to write a good review to balance out the bad reviews. In the 5 years we have been at the school (and we are leaving),student turnover is more than 50% and teacher turnover is higher than that. The school blames student turnover on "who would want to live in the Hamptons!" That is laughable because this is a wonderful place to live and the excuse for the teachers leaving is that you can't find anyone to date if you are single. This school does not practice its own core values. Read all the reviews from 2011 to current day carefully and the truth about the school will be obvious.

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