Bishop Dunn Memorial

Bishop Dunn Memorial School, founded in 1883, is proud of its tradition and commitment to the academic, spiritual, emotional, social and physical development of children, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8.
It is our philosophy that success, particularly at an early age, depends on the growth of a child`s confidence, self-esteem and stimulation of their inquisitive nature.
Bishop Dunn Memorial School, on the campus of Mount Saint Mary College, offers a distinctive learning environment where children develop those qualities that form the basis for lifelong learning.
Children are encouraged to learn by doing.  The quality of teaching excelence along with a rigorous curriculum presented in a caring, nurturing atmosphere motivates our students to higher levels of educaiton across the nation. The high standards of our school, which our faculty strive to instill in our students, make Bishop Dunn Memorial School and our students truly exceptional.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 208 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,320
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Bishop Dunn Memorial ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1883
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students
208 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Bishop Dunn Memorial Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
20 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
5%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Drama Program

Arts and Music Programs:
Science & Technology

School Notes

  • Bishop Dunn Memorial School, founded in 1883, is proud of its tradition and commitment to the academic, spiritual, emotional, social and physical development of children, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. It is our philosophy that success, particularly at an early age, depends on the growth of a child`s confidence, self-esteem and stimulation of their inquisitive nature. Bishop Dunn Memorial School, on the campus of Mount Saint Mary College, offers a distinctive learning environment where children develop those qualities that form the basis for lifelong learning. Children are encouraged to learn by doing. The quality of teaching excelence along with a rigorous curriculum presented in a caring, nurturing atmosphere motivates our students to higher levels of educaiton across the nation. The high standards of our school, which our faculty strive to instill in our students, make Bishop Dunn Memorial School and our students truly exceptional.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Bishop Dunn Memorial cost?
Bishop Dunn Memorial's tuition is approximately $7,320 for private students.
What sports does Bishop Dunn Memorial offer?
Bishop Dunn Memorial offers 7 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball.
What is Bishop Dunn Memorial's ranking?
Bishop Dunn Memorial ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Bishop Dunn Memorial?
The application deadline for Bishop Dunn Memorial is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 208 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,320
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Orange County, NY is $22,015 for elementary schools and $27,643 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Orange County, NY is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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