Fieldston Middle School

  • The ideal of the school is to develop individuals who will be competent to change their environment to greater conformity with moral ideals.
  • Our school achieves academic excellence by challenging students to reach their highest potential in body, mind and spirit through the humanities, sciences, the arts and physical education.
  • The students become active learners and engage in vital discourse in a community of dedicated teachers and an atmosphere of intellectual discipline and creativity.
  • Through a curriculum rooted in the tenets of progressive education, students become independent thinkers as they learn that asking their own questions and seeking their own answers provides the key to the deepest kind of understanding.
  • Cooperative, student-centered, discussion-based learning, and the freedom to make mistakes, are part of our students' everyday lives.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8

Student Body

Total Students377 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Fieldston Middle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • The ideal of the school is to develop individuals who will be competent to change their environment to greater conformity with moral ideals. Our school achieves academic excellence by challenging students to reach their highest potential in body, mind and spirit through the humanities, sciences, the arts and physical education. The students become active learners and engage in vital discourse in a community of dedicated teachers and an atmosphere of intellectual discipline and creativity. Through a curriculum rooted in the tenets of progressive education, students become independent thinkers as they learn that asking their own questions and seeking their own answers provides the key to the deepest kind of understanding. Cooperative, student-centered, discussion-based learning, and the freedom to make mistakes, are part of our students' everyday lives.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx
    Grades: PK-12 | 1151 students
    0.8 miles
    5250 Fieldston Road
    Bronx, NY 10471
    (718)549-8810
    0.8 PK-12
    1151
  • New York
    Grades: PK-12 | 728 students
    8.1 miles
    433 W End Ave
    New York, NY 10024
    (212)497-6500
    8.1 PK-12
    728
  • New York
    Grades: PK-12 | 1240 students
    7.5 miles
    5 W 93rd St
    New York, NY 10025
    (212)749-6200
    7.5 PK-12
    1240
  • New York
    Grades: K-12 | 1317 students
    7.9 miles
    108 E 89th St
    New York, NY 10128
    (212)423-5200
    7.9 K-12
    1317
  • Bronx
    Grades: 9-12 | 961 students
    0.5 miles
    231 W 246th St
    Bronx, NY 10471
    (718)432-4000
    0.5 9-12
    961

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The average private school tuition in Bronx, NY is $4,915 for elementary schools and $9,198 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Bronx, NY is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).