Woodstock School

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Woodstock School
Woodstock logo.png
Woodstock School Seal
Education for a World of Difference
Location
Mussoorie, Uttarkhand, 148 179
India
Coordinates 30°27′14″N 78°6′3″E / 30.45389°N 78.10083°E / 30.45389; 78.10083Coordinates: 30°27′14″N 78°6′3″E / 30.45389°N 78.10083°E / 30.45389; 78.10083
Information
Type Independent School, Residential School
Religious affiliation(s) Christian
Established 1854
Principal Jonathan Long
Grades K–12
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 541
494 Boarders · 47 Day Students[1]
Medium of language English
Color(s)         
Brown and Gold
Mascot Tiger
Yearbook Whispering Pine
Information tel: 91.135.661.5000
fax: 91.135.263.2885
Website

Woodstock School is a Christian, international, co-educational, residential school located in Landour, a small hill station contiguous with the town of Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India.

Woodstock is among the more well-known boarding schools of the Indian subcontinent and south Asia, especially among those with significant numbers of expatriate students and teachers. (Others are the Kodaikanal International School, the Hebron School, Ooty both of which are in South India.) It provides Kindergarten through Grade 12 instruction, with the residence program starting later in elementary school.

Academics[edit]

Woodstock's campus

Woodstock provides several options for its graduating students. As the school is accredited by the Middle States Association, the standard Woodstock diploma is equivalent to that of a U.S. high school diploma. The school is a testing center for College Board exams, including the SAT and Advanced Placement tests. Additionally, IGCSE exams and preparation are offered at Woodstock.[2] The school also prepares students for continuing education in India with the Woodstock Indian Marksheet, which is accepted by the Association of Indian Universities as an equivalent to the 10+2 stage in the Indian education system.[3][4] Woodstock was selected as the best international school in a survey by Outlook India [5]

Woodstock is a partner along with Kodaikanal International School in the Studies Abroad for a Global Education (SAGE) Program, which encourages students from countries around the world to study at Woodstock or Kodai in effort to better understand the world and different cultures.[6]

Woodstock also has a reciprocal agreement with Carey Baptist Grammar School in Melbourne, Australia, whereby each year, two students from both schools are awarded the William Carey Scholarship and given the opportunity to swap schools for a semester.[7]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009-2010 Info Profile, retrieved 2010-08-26
  2. ^ Woodstock website, external testing, retrieved 2010-08-25
  3. ^ Woodstock website, academics, retrieved 2010-8-25
  4. ^ Woodstock AP/IGCSE web page, retrieved 2010-08-25
  5. ^ Outlook India, September 14, 2011.
  6. ^ SAGE website, retrieved 2010-08-25
  7. ^ http://www.carey.com.au/Media/docs/CareyTorch3-2010-6ef1b0b2-3017-4274-8e5c-3cadd0161c6e.pdf
  8. ^ Tucker, Todd (2007). The Great Starvation Experiment: Ancel Keys and the Men Who Starved for Science. University of Minnesota Press. pp. 53–57. ISBN 9780816651610. 

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