The Allen-Stevenson School

  • At Allen-Stevenson, our students are open to deeper learning and greater academic success because we nourish a boy`s heart and mind. With over 135 years of experience teaching boys in Kindergarten through 9th Grade, Allen-Stevenson uses the best insights and tools available to understand each boy as a whole person.
  • Our visionary faculty challenges our students to take thoughtful risks academically, athletically and artistically.
  • Our broad program helps us develop well rounded boys.
  • We provide the daily structure and integrated resources to fuel each boy`s curiosity and connect learning across disciplines.
  • As a tight knit community, we know that boys benefit both academically and personally from living an examined life.
  • We encourage boys to stretch their talents and to appreciate the energy, interests and perspectives that others bring.
  • We prepare boys to be self-aware, compassionate and world ready and inspire in them a lifelong love of learning.
  • As a result, Allen-Stevenson graduates are open-minded, grounded and more than ready to attend the best high school for the person they are becoming.
  • Please connect with us and visit our website to learn more about The Allen-Stevenson School and its community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
International Boys' Schools Coalition
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-9
Year Founded1883

Student Body

Total Students408 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade The Allen-Stevenson School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size19 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants, jacket, and tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost$53,500
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$35,513
Admissions DirectorSusan Etess
Admissions AssociateDevin LaSane


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
Track and FieldWrestling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Affinity Groups, Community Service Elective, Odyssey of the Mind, Robotics Club, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Alligator Soup After School Program, Chorus, Instrumental Lessons, Orchestra, Theater Program, Theater Tech

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Soccer in Spanish

School Notes

  • Since its founding in 1883, Allen-Stevenson has been dedicated to providing the very best elementary education for boys growing up in New York City.
  • Allen-Stevenson's distinctive enlightened traditional approach educates boys to become scholars and gentlemen.
  • In the belief that there are many ways to be a boy, the School offers an ongoing commitment to each student and uses the best insights and tools available to understand him as a whole person.
  • We inspire in each boy an appreciation of responsible citizenship and a lifelong love of learning.
  • Allen-Stevenson's vigorous, pre-secondary program of academics, athletics, and the arts teaches boys to value the gratifying process by which excellence is attained.
  • By creating a joyful, safe environment for learning, the School seeks to ensure a productive, diverse community of learners.
  • We challenge our students to take suitable risks, learn from their mistakes, and support each other.
  • Ultimately, we encourage boys to move through life strongly and rightly with confidence, knowledge, enthusiasm, resilience, and respect for all.
  • At Allen-Stevenson we inspire boys to become thoughtful, responsible, generous, respectful, studious, enthusiastic, determined, creative, and good.

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