Princeton Day School

Tel: (609)924-6700
Grades: PK-12 | 960 students
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  • "Princeton Day School nurtures the mind, the body, and the character of each student.
  • In academics, athletics, the arts, and service, we celebrate the pursuit of individual excellence and the spirit of collaboration that binds us together as a community.
  • We seek diversity of cultures, views, and talents to promote the intellectual growth and moral development of our students.".

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1899

Student Body

Total Students 960 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Princeton Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 131 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size 13 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 2000
Average ACT score 30
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $34,600
Tuition Notes Upper School tuition
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,000
Acceptance Rate
30%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mrs. Julie Cucchi
Admissions Associate Jeanne Crowell

Sports

Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Fencing, Field Hockey, Figure Skating, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
FencingField Hockey,
Figure SkatingFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Program, Many, see website, Music, Theater Chess Program, Music, Theater, Many, see website,

School Notes

  • Princeton Day School nurtures the mind, the body, and the character of each student. In academics, athletics, the arts, and service, we celebrate the pursuit of individual excellence and the spirit of collaboration that binds us together as a community. We seek diversity of cultures, views, and talents to promote the intellectual growth and moral development of our students.
  • Our rigorous and broad PreK-12 program is designed for motivated and academically talented students. We emphasize both creative and critical thought and their clear expression. Supported by an exceptional faculty and a cooperative partnership of school and home, our students discover the joy of learning. They explore their interests, cultivate enduring relationships with teachers and peers, take risks, and thrive.
  • Integrity, respect, and compassion are essential to the school's mission. Our students leave Princeton Day School well equipped for college and beyond: prepared to act knowledgeably, to lead thoughtfully, to share generously, and to contribute meaningfully.
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