Mizzentop Day School

  • We teach our students to speak their own minds, and make sure that every voice is heard; to think critically and question in their pursuit of truth; and to step forward as learners and leaders who are prepared to excel.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1998

Student Body

Total Students114 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Mizzentop Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Dress Code/No Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesSee Website
Admissions DirectorMrs. Eileen Cuneo


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, SoccerBasketballField Hockey,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess/Checkers, Coding Club, Homework Club, Knitting, MakerSpace, Peer Mentoring, Reading Buddies, Robotics, Select Chorus, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Concert Band

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Soccer

School Notes

  • At Mizzentop, we believe that childhood is the beginning of a lifelong journey into the world of knowledge. Our students discover their passion for learning with inspired faculty who understand how each child learns and what they need to excel. Students engage both their hearts and minds through curiosity, creativity and scholarship, graduating as empathic citizens prepared to live a life of value and meaning.
  • Academics
  • Students are taught to explore, experience and discover the world of knowledge. Small class sizes honor our belief that each child`s educational journey is unique and worthy of respect. We teach our students to respectfully speak their own minds, and make sure that every voice is heard; to think critically and question in their pursuit of truth, and to step forward as learners and leaders who are prepared to excel.
  • Our Living Values
  • We believe community is built on a foundation of mutual understanding and respect. Multiple voices and experiences enrich our classrooms, where students are encouraged to explore the beauty of each person`s unique background and to find common ground. At the heart of Mizzentop are twelve internationally-recognized Living Values, all of which foster sensitivity and encourage citizenship in our diverse, global world.
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