Dutchess Day School

Tel: (845)677-5014
Grades: PK-8 | 163 students
Dutchess Day School is a preschool through eighth grade school that values children's natural curiosity and fosters an enduring enthusiasm for learning.
In an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect, students are encouraged to take intellectual risks and to develop independence, confidence, and imagination.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1955

Student Body

Total Students 163 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Dutchess Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Financial Aid is available
Admissions Director Christine Whiting
Admissions Associate Eileen Shaw


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyLacrosse,

School Notes:

  • The school seeks diversity and welcomes families with varied backgrounds. All parents are invited to work with the faculty and students as partners in learning.

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Maplebrook School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Joseph School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Joseph School (3.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Millbrook
    St Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 169 students
    3.6 miles
    Po Box 587
    Millbrook, NY 12545
  • Amenia
    Maplebrook School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 100 students
    4.7 miles
    5142 Route 22
    Amenia, NY 12501
  • Millbrook
    Grades: 9-12 | 286 students
    6 miles
    131 Millbrook School Rd
    Millbrook, NY 12545
  • Salt Point
    Grades: NS-PK | 28 students
    6.5 miles
    Po Box 214 123 Hibernia Road
    Salt Point, NY 12578
  • Clinton Corners
    Grades: PK-12 | 75 students
    8.3 miles
    Po Box 63
    Clinton Corners, NY 12514

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The average private school tuition in Dutchess County, NY is $34,395 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dutchess County, NY is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).