Smith School (the)

131 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024-0100
Tel: (212)879-6354
Grades: 7 - 12 | 43 students
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The Smith School is a fully accredited, co-educational, independent day school offering mainstream and remediation classes for grades 7-12.
We provide a challenging program in an intimate, small school setting using multi-sensory teaching methods and individual learning styles to optimize academic success.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported individualized education, learning differences
Year Founded 1990

Student Body

Total Students 43 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Smith School (the) Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 95%
Average Class Size 4 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $42,000
Tuition Notes Grades 7 & 8 is $42,000 Grades 9, 10, 11 is $44,000 Grades 12 is $44,500 *Extended day program available
Acceptance Rate 60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Daniel Madden

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports Intramural Sports OnlyIntramural Sports Only

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art & Design Club, Chess Club, Coding & Web Design Club, Debate/Philosophy Club, Film Club, Minecraft Club, Music Club, Peer Tutoring Club, Yearbook Chess Club, Film Club, Minecraft Club, Music Club, Yearbook, Art & Design Club,
Coding & Web Design Club,
Debate/Philosophy Club,
Peer Tutoring Club,

School Notes:

  • Rolling Admissions
  • Coeducational/Grades 7-12
  • Individualized Programs
  • College Preparatory
  • Small Class Size
  • Teacher:Student Ratio 1:5

Profile last updated: 08/24/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dwight School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Gregory The Great School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Gregory The Great School (0.2 miles away)
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