Archive for May 9th, 2006

9th May

First Published in The New York Sun, May 9, 2006

By Andrew Wolf

If you were to walk on the lush, treelined 18-acre campus of the Fieldston School in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, you could imagine that you are on a campus of the Ivy League. The campus has a college feel, with a quad, archways, a well-stocked library, a theater, a dining hall, and athletic facilities to accommodate nearly any sport.

This ambiance is not lost on parents who aspire to see their children move on to actual Ivy League schools. None of Fieldston’s Manhattan competitors can physically match this mini-university atmosphere.To immerse their children in this collegiate environment, parents pay a college-like tuition of $28,545 a year. (more…)