Dutchess Day School

  • 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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1955

Student Body

Total Students163 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeDutchess Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesFinancial Aid is available
Admissions DirectorChristine Whiting
Admissions AssociateEileen Shaw

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSquash,
TennisVolleyball,

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.
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The average private school tuition in Dutchess County, NY is $35,789 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Dutchess County, NY is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).