The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine is an independent, Episcopal, K-8 day school for girls and boys of all faiths.
The School is committed to a rigorous academic program that integrates the arts, athletics, and leadership development.
The School prides itself in being a diverse community in partnership with families who take an active role in their children's intellectual, ethical, social, and emotional growth.
The Cathedral School offers a stimulating environment in which each child can become an articulate, confident, and responsible citizen of the world. Continuing a century-old relationship, the School draws upon the Cathedral's vast resources and provides its children's choir.
As educators, we must instruct and empower children to challenge assumptions and ask questions in order to become responsible citizens in a diverse world.
At The Cathedral School, we believe that the recognition and appreciation of differences in race, socioeconomic status, cultural or religious tradition, age, gender, ability, and sexual orientation enhance the individual's sense of identity and broaden respect for others.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 291 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $54,616
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / rolling

Top Rankings

The Cathedral School Of St John The Divine ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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School History

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded
1901

Student Body

Total Students
291 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
The Cathedral School Of St John The Divine Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition quoted is approximate; tuition is set by the Board of Trustees each year.
% on Financial Aid
40%

School Notes

  • The Cathedral School of St. John the Divine is an independent, Episcopal, K-8 day school for girls and boys of all faiths. The School is committed to a rigorous academic program that integrates the arts, athletics, and leadership development. The School prides itself in being a diverse community in partnership with families who take an active role in their children's intellectual, ethical, social, and emotional growth. The Cathedral School offers a stimulating environment in which each child can become an articulate, confident, and responsible citizen of the world. Continuing a century-old relationship, the School draws upon the Cathedral's vast resources and provides its children's choir. As educators, we must instruct and empower children to challenge assumptions and ask questions in order to become responsible citizens in a diverse world. At The Cathedral School, we believe that the recognition and appreciation of differences in race, socioeconomic status, cultural or religious tradition, age, gender, ability, and sexual orientation enhance the individual's sense of identity and broaden respect for others.
Profile last updated: 11/12/2021

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Academically rigorous K-8 co-ed school, located on a beautiful 13-acre campus in the heart of the Upper West Side. Inspiring and dedicated teachers. Great sports program with strong participation. Fun loving community. Peacocks! We have been very happy.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 291 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $54,616
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / rolling

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