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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 377 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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Fieldston Middle School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 6-8

Student Body

Total Students
377 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Fieldston Middle School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / 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.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Reviews

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Headmaster Dominic A.A. Randolph and Associate Director Jenna King do an amazing job ensuring our children are safe during this pandemic while balancing their intrinsic need to thrive. My child is challenged, learning, and most importantly, HAPPY! Worth every single hard earned penny :). Thank you, Dominic And Jenna so much for your hard work and creating such an amazing team!!! And yes, we have noticed!Parent of a 6th Grader.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 377 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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