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
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

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Convent Of The Sacred Heart (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 York
    Horace Mann School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 165 students
    0.1 miles
    55 East 90th Street
    New York, NY 10128
  • 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
  • New York
    Brick Church School
    Daycare / Preschool (Presbyterian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 166 students
    0.2 miles
    62 E 92nd St
    New York, NY 10128
  • New York
    Convent Of The Sacred Heart
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 684 students
    0.2 miles
    1 E 91st St
    New York, NY 10128
  • New York
    Grades: K-12 | 567 students
    0.2 miles
    20 East 92nd Street
    New York, NY 10128

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