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 (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 262 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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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

Student Body

Total Students
262 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Bishop Dunn Memorial Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
5%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

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.  

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 262 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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