The Spence School

22 E 91st Street,
New York, NY, 10128-0101
Tel: (212)289-5940
The mission of the Spence School is to educate girls and young women to the highest academic and personal standards necessary for responsible, effective citizenship and for the successful pursuit of higher education.
The school is committed to the rigorous study of the liberal arts and sciences appropriate to Grades K through 12.
The development of high standards and character is considered as important as achievement in academic areas.
The school integrates visual and performing arts, and athletics, both within its academic program and as extracurricular activities.
The school creates an environment that fosters the growth of self-confidence, instills the joy of learning, develops the skills of leadership in every student and prepares its graduates intellectually and emotionally for the future.
The school is committed to preparing its students for full participation in a diverse and changing world.
Believing in the importance of strong traditions, the school also looks to the future and adapts its educational programs to meet the needs of its students, while remaining centered on a curriculum that provides preparation for college as well as "for life."

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 637 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Convent Of The Sacred Heart (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Convent Of The Sacred Heart (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Convent Of The Sacred Heart (0.1 miles away)
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  • New York Convent Of The Sacred Heart
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1 E 91st St
    New York , NY , 10128
    (212)722-4745
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  649  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • New York
    Nightingale-Bamford School
    All-girls 
    20 East 92nd Street
    New York , NY , 10128
    (212)933-6515
    All-girls 
    0.1  mi  |  567  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • New York
    Horace Mann School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    55 East 90th Street
    New York , NY , 10128
    (212)369-4600
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.1  mi  |  165  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • New York
    Brick Church School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    62 E 92nd St
    New York , NY , 10128
    (212)289-5683
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    0.1  mi  |  162  students  |  Gr.  K
  • New York
    St. David' S School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    12 E 89th Street
    New York , NY , 10128
    (212)369-0058
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  364  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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