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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,317 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Dalton School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
1,317 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Dalton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Calendar

View the Dalton School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Yom Kippur--School Closed
October 05, 2022 (Wednesday)
Columbus/Indigenous People's Day--School Closed
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Professional Day--School Closed for students
October 11, 2022 (Tuesday)
Diwali--School Closed
October 24, 2022 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Break--School Closed
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,317 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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