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
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1955

Student Body

Total Students178 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Dutchess Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$22,750
Tuition NotesFinancial Aid is available
% on Financial Aid
35%
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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