Horace Mann School

231 W 246th St,
Bronx, NY, 10471-0104
Tel: (718)432-3851
Grades: PK - 12 | 1772 students
Horace Mann is a co-educational college preparatory day school enrolling students in Nursery through Twelfth Grade.
Among the top independent day schools in the country, Horace Mann is best known for a superb academic program that draws talented young people from three states and as far away as 50 miles.
Horace Mann seeks to educate and nurture its students and to help them fulfill their potential.
To attain this goal, the School provides a challenging and rigorous set of academic and extracurricular programs within a caring and supportive environment.
Students are encouraged to test and learn about themselves, to develop a concern for others and to grow intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally.
The School seeks to foster a capacity in each individual for clear and creative thought.
The School encourages students to understand that learning is a lifelong endeavor that is valuable in itself.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 1772 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Horace Mann School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 221 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ethical Culture Fieldston Middle & Upper (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horace Mann Lower Division (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Riverdale Country School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bronx Horace Mann Lower Division
    (Nonsectarians)
    4440 Tibbett Ave
    Bronx , NY , 10471
    (718)432-3310
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.2  mi  |  436  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bronx
    Ethical Culture Fieldston Lower
    (Nonsectarians)
    3901 Fieldston Rd
    Bronx , NY , 10471
    (718)329-7259
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.4  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Bronx
    Ethical Culture Fieldston Middle & Upper
    (Nonsectarians)
    3901 Fieldston Rd
    Bronx , NY , 10471
    (718)329-7300
    (Nonsectarians)
    0.4  mi  |  960  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Bronx
    Visitation School
    (Roman Catholic)
    171 W 239th St
    Bronx , NY , 10463
    (718)543-2250
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  202  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Bronx
    Yeshiva Ohavei Torah Of Riverdale
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    450 W 250th St
    Bronx , NY , 10471
    (718)432-2600
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    0.5  mi  |  60  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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