Dwight School

291 Central Park W,
New York, NY, 10024-0100
Tel: (212)724-6360
Grades: NS - 12 | 781 students
Dwight School, founded in 1872, is an internationally recognized collegepreparatory school dedicated to igniting the "spark of genius" in every child.
No two students are alike, and no other school cultivates the development of the whole child in quite the same way as Dwight School does.
Through personalized learning, Dwight fits the learning experience to the individual strengths, interests, and passions of every student. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. European Council for International Schools
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported yes
Year Founded 1880

Student Body

Total Students 781 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Dwight School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost $39,650
Admissions Director Martha Hirschman, Chair of Admissions
Admissions Associate Miranda Lodato


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Cross Country, Dance, Fencing, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
BoxingCross Country,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Contemporary Arts Society, Dance Lab, Darkroom Photography, Digital Photography, Dwight TV, Green Roof Space Research and Design, Green Team, Improv Performance Group, Institute for Civic Leadership Fellows Program, Jazz Band, Mock Trials, Model UN, Newspaper, Performance Music, Portfolio Prep, Prom Committee, Spinning, Student Council, Tai Chi, Upper School Theater Production, Upper School Vocal Ensemble, Yearbook, Yoga, Young Writers Society Dance Lab, Dwight TV, Green Team, Jazz Band, Mock Trials, Model UN, Newspaper, Portfolio Prep, Prom Committee, Spinning, Tai Chi, Yearbook, Yoga, Contemporary Arts Society,
Darkroom Photography,
Digital Photography,
Green Roof Space Research and Design,
Improv Performance Group,
Institute for Civic Leadership Fellows Program,
Performance Music,
Student Council,
Upper School Theater Production,
Upper School Vocal Ensemble,
Young Writers Society,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trevor Day School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Trevor Day School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Gregory The Great School (0.3 miles away)
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