Browning School

Browning School

Infobox Secondary school
name = The Browning School
native_name =]
motto = Grytte
established = 1888
campus = Urban
type = Private
headmaster = Stephen M. Clement, III
founder = John A. Browning
head_label = President, Board of Trustees
head = James Chanos
faculty =
students =
enrollment = 382
enrolment =
grades = K-12
colors = Red and Black
newspaper = The Grytte
yearbook = The Grytte
magazine = The Buzzer|
city = New York, NY
website = [ The Browning School]
footnotes =
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The Browning School was founded as a college preparatory school for boys in 1888 by John A. Browning. A traditional curriculum helps support boys intellectually, physically, and emotionally from Pre-Primary (Kindergarten) through Form VI (12th Grade). Located in the heart of New York City's Upper East Side, The Browning School makes use of the city’s vast resources.

The Browning School is a member of the New York Interschool, a consortium of eight private NYC schools: Brearley, Browning, Chapin, Collegiate, Dalton, Nightingale-Bamford, Spence, and Trinity. Interschool offers opportunities for academic sharing, extracurricular participation in the arts, and social activities for boys and girls. Also, Browning often undertakes special programs with schools such as Hewitt, Marymount, and Sacred Heart.

The school is under the headship of its fifth headmaster, Stephen M. Clement III.

One of the first students, John D. Rockefeller Jr., recalled Mr. Browning as a remarkable teacher who "inspired interest in learning", and that he "helped me to study and to concentrate.... I owe a great deal to him, more than to any other teacher I ever had." Fact|date=February 2007

[ Mission Statement]

[ School History]

Notable alumni

*Mr. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 1893
*Mr. Henry Luce, III '24
*The Honorable Whitman Knapp '27
*The Honorable Claiborne Pell '36
*Mr. Arthur Ochs Sulzberger '44
*Mr. George Hamilton (actor) '57
*Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, III '59
*Mr. Jeff Moss '59
*Mr. Thomas Oliphant '63
*Captain Linton Wells, II '63
*Dr. Howard Dean, III '66
*Mr. Winthrop Rockefeller '66
*Mr. Jamie Dimon '74
*Mr. Francesco "Izzy Gold" Civetta,'00
*Mr. Paul Dano, Jr. '02
*Mr. Laurent Manuel, '03
*Mr. David Down, '08
*Sir Alexander Brown III, '08

Affiliated organizations

* [ New York Association of Independent Schools]
* [ New York Interschool Association, Inc.]

External links

* [ Browning School website]

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