Dalton School

Tel: (212)423-5450
Grades: K - 12 | 1281 students
The Dalton School is committed to providing an education of excellence that meets each student’s interests, abilities and needs within a common curricular framework and reflects and promotes an understanding of, and appreciation for, diversity in our community as an integral part of school life.
Dalton challenges each student to develop intellectual independence, creativity and curiosity and a sense of responsibility toward others both within the School and in the community at large.
Guided by the Dalton Plan, the School prepares students to “go forth unafraid.” As a progressive school guided by the Dalton Plan, we are an intentionally diverse community committed to a tradition of life-long learning and educational innovation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 1281 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Dalton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 200 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ramaz Lower School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. David' S School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Horace Mann School (0.1 miles away)
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  • New York
    Horace Mann School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 165 students
    0.1 miles
    55 East 90th Street
    New York, NY 10128
    (212)369-4600
    0.1NS-PK
    165
  • New York
    St. David' S School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 364 students
    0.2 miles
    12 E 89th Street
    New York, NY 10128
    (212)369-0058
    0.2PK-8
    364
  • New York
    92nd Street Ym&ywha Nursery School
    Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
    Grades: K-1 | 196 students
    0.2 miles
    1395 Lexington Ave
    New York, NY 10128
    (212)415-5532
    0.2K-1
    196
  • New York
    Brick Church School
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 166 students
    0.2 miles
    62 E 92nd St
    New York, NY 10128
    (212)289-5683
    0.2PK-KG
    166
  • New York
    Grades: PK-12 | 900 students
    0.2 miles
    125 E 85th Street
    New York, NY 10028
    (212)774-8010
    0.2PK-12
    900

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