The Daytop Preparatory School

Tel: (845)790-7900
Daytop provides services for those who seek help with life's problems compounded by substance abuse.
Over 100,000 individuals have reclaimed their lives with assistance of the program.
Daytop is based on the therapeutic community (TC) concept: a highly structured, family environment where positive peer interaction is emphasized.
Separate and individualized programs are available for adolescents, adults, and all family members.
The staff consists of professionals in the fields of psychology, social work, medicine and education, as well as Daytop graduates who have gone through intensive training and certification in counseling.
Daytop Inc.
of New York is committed to addressing the substance abuse and life problems of adolescents and adults.
Daytop contends that people are the captains of their own destiny and only they can do it, but they cannot do it alone.
Positive peer interaction is emphasized in a highly structured familial environment known as a Therapeutic Community.
Within this milieu Daytop offers an integrated holistic treatment regime, which is multi-disciplinary in nature.
Daytop is committed to returning clients to society as productive, responsible and drug-free citizens.
Treatment is provided to all clients without discrimination, including those without adequate financial resources.
At all times the dignity, rights and needs of each client are preserved and respected thus reducing the stigma of persons served.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 59 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 62%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lyceum Kennedy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Family School West (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Family School West (0.5 miles away)
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  • New York The Family School West
    Montessori School
    308 West 46th Street
    New York , NY , 10036
    (212)688-5950
    Montessori School
    0.5  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • New York
    Lyceum Kennedy    
    Special Program Emphasis
    225 East 43rd St.
    New York , NY , 10017
    (212)681-1877
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.5  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-12
  • New York
    Rebecca School    
    Special Education School
    40 East 30th Street
    New York , NY , 10016
    (212)810-4120
    Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |  112  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • New York
    Holy Cross School
    (Roman Catholic)
    332 W 43rd St
    New York , NY , 10036
    (212)246-0923
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.5  mi  |  227  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • New York
    Learning Spring E S
    Special Education School
    254 W 29th St
    New York , NY , 10001
    (212)239-4926
    Special Education School
    0.6  mi  |  66  students  |  Gr.  PK

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