The Spence School

Tel: (212)289-5940
Grades: K-12 | 685 students
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)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1892

Student Body

Total Students 685 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Spence School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball
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