Doane Stuart School

The mission of Doane Stuart is education in a college preparatory context, where the joy of discovery is valued. Doane Stuart emphasizes serious study, educates to social responsibility, and lays the foundation for a strong faith.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 174 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,725
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
174 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Doane Stuart School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
13 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
See website

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by grade -
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Karen Teich
Admissions Associate
Todd Crandalll



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Gay Straight Alliance, International Club, Mock Trial, Music Performance Club, Newspaper Club, No Place for Hate, Photography Club, Rocketry Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Band, Vocal Music

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Badminton Club, Fencing, Yoga

School Notes

  • Doane Stuart is our region's only coeducational, Nursery through Grade 12 independent school. It is selected by our students and their parents because it provides rigorous college preparation, small class size, and a commitment to academic excellence, under the caring guidance of skilled and devoted teachers. The academic success of our students is enhanced by a commitment to service, an emphasis on leadership opportunities and a respect for others. Doane Stuart is a small school with a wide reach, offering unique partnerships within our school community and with the University at Albany, the Albany College of Pharmacy, the Albany Institute of History and Art, the Arts Center of the Capital Region and Lagan College in Northern Ireland. Aided by a very competitive tuition, our financial aid programs help to assure that a family's finances are not a serious impediment when seeking the best for their children's education. The admission process is highly selective. Our student-to-faculty ratio is 7 to 1; our average class size is 14. Over 80% of the faculty hold advanced degrees.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Doane Stuart School cost?
Doane Stuart School's tuition is approximately $16,725 for private students.
What sports does Doane Stuart School offer?
Doane Stuart School offers 11 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Winter Track. Doane Stuart School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in New York for most sports offered.
What is Doane Stuart School's ranking?
Doane Stuart School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Doane Stuart School?
The application deadline for Doane Stuart School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
Couldn't be happier with all the great learning experiences my children are having at Doane Stuart this year. They are being stretched to reach their maximum potential as global citizens.
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I could not be happier sending my 9th grade son to Doane Stuart. He came in last year transferring from another College Prep school in the area. I cannot thank you enough for all of the positive differences you have made for my son. He enjoys going to school!! My son is so much more outgoing and confident because he feels so welcome and accepted going here. The education he is getting is preparing him for his best future. Thank you Doane Stuart!
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Doane Stuart truly educates the whole child and differentiates learning so each student can reach his or her maximum potential. I wouldn`t send my children anywhere else!
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High academic standards and a careing community.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 174 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,725
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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