Dwight-englewood School

Dwight-Englewood School offers a seamless educational experience from preschool through grade 12 and gives students the highest quality preparation for college and university work while fostering independent thinking; the ability to solve problems; and the skills, tolerance, and integrity it takes to thrive in our multifaceted world.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1889
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students966 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Dwight-englewood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers111 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
Advanced CoursesArt History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Literature, Environmental Science, French Language, Latin, Mondern European History, Physics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art, United States History
Average ACT score30
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$30,600
Tuition NotesTuition is less for Pre- School and Elementary
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSherronda L Brown
Admissions AssociateJoni Hartsough


Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
FencingField Hockey,
Flag FootballFootball,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.40 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.A Capella Group, Action Against Homelessness, AIDS Awareness, Amnesty International, Autism Awareness Club, Bergen County Math League, Calliope (Literary Magazine), Chamber Music, Chemistry Olympics, Community Outreach, Cultural Diversity Club, D-E Against Destructive Decisions, D-E Animal Rights, D-E Fight Against Cancer, Dance Club, Drama Club, Environmental Action Club, Fencing Club, Festival of Student Written One-Act Plays, Film Festival, Financial Club, Gay-Straight Student Alliance, Helping Hands Peer Tutoring, Helping Out People Everywhere, Jazz Rock, Juggling Club, Michael Andrew Glowski Intramural Competition, Parnassus Language Magazine, Peer Group Meetings, Photography Magazine, Poster Club, Quartet, Robotics Club, Spectrum (Upper School Newspaper), Stage Crew, Student Government, Tour Guides / Admissions Ambassadors, Upper School Fall Play, Winter Musical, Yearbook
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  • Montclair
    Grades: PK-12 | 1054 students
    13.9 miles
    201 Valley Road
    Montclair, NJ 07042
    (973) 746-9800
    13.9 PK-12
  • Saddle River
    Grades: NS-12 | 347 students
    11.7 miles
    147 Chestnut Ridge Road
    Saddle River, NJ 07458
    (201) 327-4050
    11.7 NS-12
  • Englewood
    Grades: NS-8 | 417 students
    1.1 miles
    435 Lydecker Street
    Englewood, NJ 07631
    (201) 568-5566
    1.1 NS-8
  • Wayne
    Grades: 8-12 | 560 students
    15.4 miles
    1512 Alps Road
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (973) 694-3702
    15.4 8-12
  • New York
    Grades: PK-12 | 1240 students
    6.7 miles
    5 W 93rd St
    New York, NY 10025
    (212) 749-6200
    6.7 PK-12

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The average private school tuition in New Jersey is $9,593 for elementary schools and $18,768 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Jersey is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).