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 The Spence School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is 92nd Street Ym&ywha Nursery School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Horace Mann School (0.1 miles away)
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  • New YorkHorace Mann School
    Daycare / Preschool
    55 East 90th Street
    New YorkNY10128
    (212)369-4600
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.1 mi | 66 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • New York92nd Street Ym&ywha Nursery School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    1395 Lexington Ave
    New YorkNY10128
    (212)415-5532
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    0.2 mi | 21 students | Gr. K-1                      
  • New YorkBrick Church School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Presbyterian)
    62 E 92nd St
    New YorkNY10128
    (212)289-5683
    Daycare / Preschool  (Presbyterian)
    0.2 mi | 23 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • New YorkSt. David' S School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    12 E 89th Street
    New YorkNY10128
    (212)369-0058
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | 349 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • New YorkThe Spence School
    All-girls
    22 E 91st St
    New YorkNY10128
    (212)289-5940
    All-girls
    0.2 mi | 685 students | Gr. KG-12                      

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