Dalton School

  • The Dalton School is committed to providing an education of excellence that meets each student’s interests, abilities and needs within a common curricular framework and reflects and promotes an understanding of, and appreciation for, diversity in our community as an integral part of school life.
  • Dalton challenges each student to develop intellectual independence, creativity and curiosity and a sense of responsibility toward others both within the School and in the community at large.
  • Guided by the Dalton Plan, the School prepares students to “go forth unafraid.” As a progressive school guided by the Dalton Plan, we are an intentionally diverse community committed to a tradition of life-long learning and educational innovation.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students1329 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Dalton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers175 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York
    Grades: PK-12 | 1240 students
    0.8 miles
    5 W 93rd St
    New York, NY 10025
    (212)749-6200
    0.8 PK-12
    1240
  • New York
    Grades: NS-12 | 728 students
    1.3 miles
    433 W End Ave
    New York, NY 10024
    (212)497-6500
    1.3 NS-12
    728
  • New York
    Grades: PK-12 | 957 students
    0.8 miles
    291 Central Park West
    New York, NY 10024
    (212)724-6360
    0.8 PK-12
    957
  • New York
    Grades: K-12 | 705 students
    0.8 miles
    610 East 83rd Street
    New York, NY 10028
    (212)744-8582
    0.8 K-12
    705
  • New York
    Grades: 6-12 | 342 students
    1.4 miles
    40 West 68th Street
    New York, NY 10023
    (212)362-0400
    1.4 6-12
    342

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