Doane Stuart School

199 Washington Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 12144-0122
     Tel: (518)465-5222
        
   
Grades: NS - 12 | 302 students
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The mission of Doane Stuart is education.
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In a college preparatory context, where the joy of discovery is valued, Doane Stuart emphasizes serious study, educates to social responsibility, and lays the foundation for a strong faith.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1852

Student Body

Total Students 302 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 26%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Doane Stuart School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 40%
Admissions Director Geoffrey Bowman
Admissions Associate Kathleen J. Bracken

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Fencing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
FencingSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
Track and Field

School Notes:

Doane Stuart is our region's only coeducational, Nursery through Grade 12 independent school. It is selected by our students and their parents because it provides rigorous college preparation, small class size, and a commitment to academic excellence, under the caring guidance of skilled and devoted teachers. The academic success of our students is enhanced by a commitment to service, an emphasis on leadership opportunities and a respect for others. Doane Stuart is a small school with a wide reach, offering unique partnerships within our school community and with the University at Albany, the Albany College of Pharmacy, the Albany Institute of History and Art, the Arts Center of the Capital Region and Lagan College in Northern Ireland. Aided by a very competitive tuition, our financial aid programs help to assure that a family's finances are not a serious impediment when seeking the best for their children's education. The admission process is highly selective. Our student-to-faculty ratio is 7 to 1; our average class size is 14. Over 80% of the faculty hold advanced degrees.

Profile last updated: 06/19/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Maginn High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodland Hill Montessori School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Woodland Hill Montessori School (1.6 miles away)
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