Dutchess Day School is a preschool through eighth grade school that values children's natural curiosity and fosters an enduring enthusiasm for learning.
In an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect, students are encouraged to take intellectual risks and to develop independence, confidence, and imagination.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 178 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,750
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1955

Student Body

Total Students
178 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Dutchess Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial Aid is available
% on Financial Aid
35%
Admissions Director
Christine Whiting
Admissions Associate
Eileen Shaw

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports

School Notes

  • The school seeks diversity and welcomes families with varied backgrounds. All parents are invited to work with the faculty and students as partners in learning.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 178 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $22,750
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Dutchess County, NY is $25,494 for elementary schools and $32,950 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dutchess County, NY is 69% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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