Dalton School

108 E 89th St,
New York, NY, 10128-0101
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)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 1281 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Dalton School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 200 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
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 Horace Mann School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Ramaz Lower School (0.2 miles away)
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  • New York Horace Mann School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    55 East 90th Street
    New York , NY , 10128
    (212)369-4600
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.1  mi  |  165  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • New York
    92nd Street Ym&ywha Nursery School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    1395 Lexington Ave
    New York , NY , 10128
    (212)415-5532
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    0.2  mi  |  196  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • New York
    Brick Church School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    62 E 92nd St
    New York , NY , 10128
    (212)289-5683
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    0.2  mi  |  162  students  |  Gr.  K
  • New York
    Ramaz Lower School
    (Jewish)
    125 E 85th Street
    New York , NY , 10028
    (212)774-8010
    (Jewish)
    0.2  mi  |  900  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • New York
    St. David' S School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    12 E 89th Street
    New York , NY , 10128
    (212)369-0058
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  364  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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