Princeton Day School

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"Princeton Day School nurtures the mind, the body, and the character of each student.
In academics, athletics, the arts, and service, we celebrate the pursuit of individual excellence and the spirit of collaboration that binds us together as a community.
We seek diversity of cultures, views, and talents to promote the intellectual growth and moral development of our students.".

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 861 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $34,600
  • Acceptance rate: 30%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1899

Student Body

Total Students
861 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Princeton Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size
13 students
Number of AP Courses
25 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1410
Average ACT score
30
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Upper School tuition
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$15,000
Acceptance Rate
30%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Julie Cucchi
Admissions Associate
Jeanne Crowell

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Program, Theater

Arts and Music Programs:
Many, Music, see website

School Notes

  • Princeton Day School nurtures the mind, the body, and the character of each student. In academics, athletics, the arts, and service, we celebrate the pursuit of individual excellence and the spirit of collaboration that binds us together as a community. We seek diversity of cultures, views, and talents to promote the intellectual growth and moral development of our students.
  • Our rigorous and broad PreK-12 program is designed for motivated and academically talented students. We emphasize both creative and critical thought and their clear expression. Supported by an exceptional faculty and a cooperative partnership of school and home, our students discover the joy of learning. They explore their interests, cultivate enduring relationships with teachers and peers, take risks, and thrive.
  • Integrity, respect, and compassion are essential to the school's mission. Our students leave Princeton Day School well equipped for college and beyond: prepared to act knowledgeably, to lead thoughtfully, to share generously, and to contribute meaningfully.

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 861 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $34,600
  • Acceptance rate: 30%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Princeton, NJ is $25,539 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Princeton, NJ is 55% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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