Manhattan Day School

Tel: (212)376-6800
  • At Manhattan Day School, academic rigor is met and matched by all that is pedagogically creative and dynamic.
  • Innovative approaches to secular and Judaic studies coexist harmoniously. Growth is wed to commitment, with teachers, children, and parents empowering each other to succeed.
  • Bolstered by an atmosphere of loving communal support, individualized academic attention thrives.
  • Every student, regardless of strength or weakness, talent or need, is considered a valued member of the Manhattan Day School (MDS) community And every student is taught at an individual level that makes the best learning possible.
  • Our philosophy and approach are to treat your children as if they were our children and to extend our embrace to your entire family.
  • And because we believe our responsibility begins in the beautiful dreams you have for your daughters and sons, we are committed to passing on to them the spiritual underpinnings that bring the full spectrum of Torah values to life.
  • Our goal is for each child to graduate from Manhattan Day School as a mensch, with a story to tell of success, and each with a lifelong love of learning.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Society of Hebrew Day Schools (NSHDS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage based Learning Disabilities
Year Founded1943

Student Body

Total Students526 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeManhattan Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size19 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCindy Sherman

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsBasketballBasketball
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