Doane Stuart School

199 Washington Avenue
Rensselaer, NY 12144-0122
Tel: (518)465-5222
Grades: NS-12 | 302 students
The mission of Doane Stuart is education.
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
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Doane Stuart School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Finances and Admission

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


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Fencing, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
TennisTrack 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: 07/16/2015

Nearby Private 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rensselaer
    Grades: NS-9 | 255 students
    1.6 miles
    100 Montesorri Pl
    Rensselaer, NY 12144
  • Albany
    Grades: PK-8 | 60 students
    2.1 miles
    8 Elm St
    Albany, NY 12202
  • Albany
    Grades: 9-12 | 168 students
    2.9 miles
    99 Slingerland Street
    Albany, NY 12202
  • Albany
    Blessed Sacrament School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 206 students
    3.2 miles
    605 Central Avenue
    Albany, NY 12206
  • Troy
    La Salle Institute
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 459 students
    3.2 miles
    174 Williams Rd
    Troy, NY 12180

School Reviews

High academic standards and rigorous.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
High academic standards and a careing community.
- Posted by Parent, 07/06/15
Top quality education, very caring staff and high academic standards. Not for the slacker!
- Posted by Parent, 03/15/13

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