Manhattan Day School

310 West 75th Street
New York, NY 10023-0100
Tel: (212)376-6800
Grades: PK-8 | 526 students
At Manhattan Day School, academic rigor is met and matched by all that is pedagogically creative and dynamic.
Innovative approaches to secular and Judaic studies coexist harmoniously.
Growth is wed to commitment, with teachers, children, and parents empowering each other to succeed.
Bolstered by an atmosphere of loving communal support, individualized academic attention thrives.
Every student, regardless of strength or weakness, talent or need, is considered a valued member of the Manhattan Day School (MDS) community And every student is taught at an individual level that makes the best learning possible.
Our philosophy and approach are to treat your children as if they were our children and to extend our embrace to your entire family.
And because we believe our responsibility begins in the beautiful dreams you have for your daughters and sons, we are committed to passing on to them the spiritual underpinnings that bring the full spectrum of Torah values to life.
Our goal is for each child to graduate from Manhattan Day School as a mensch, with a story to tell of success, and each with a lifelong love of learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Society of Hebrew Day Schools (NSHDS)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language based Learning Disabilities
Year Founded 1943

Student Body

Total Students 526 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Manhattan Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 88 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 19 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $20,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Cindy Sherman


Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Collegiate School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Collegiate School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is West End Day School (0.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • New York
    Grades: KG-12 | 646 students
    0.2 miles
    260 W 78th St
    New York, NY 10024
  • New York
    West End Day School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 37 students
    0.2 miles
    255 W 71st St
    New York, NY 10023
  • New York
    Bilingual Buds Inc
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-K | 22 students
    0.3 miles
    175 Riverside Blvd
    New York, NY 10069
  • New York
    Grades: K-12 | 610 students
    0.3 miles
    433 W End Ave
    New York, NY 10024
  • New York
    Manhattan Star Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-6 | 31 students
    0.4 miles
    180 Amsterdam Ave., 3rd floor
    New York, NY 10023

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