The Daytop Preparatory School

Tel: (845)790-7900
  • Daytop provides services for those who seek help with life's problems compounded by substance abuse.
  • Over 100,000 individuals have reclaimed their lives with assistance of the program.
  • Daytop is based on the therapeutic community (TC) concept: a highly structured, family environment where positive peer interaction is emphasized.
  • Separate and individualized programs are available for adolescents, adults, and all family members.
  • The staff consists of professionals in the fields of psychology, social work, medicine and education, as well as Daytop graduates who have gone through intensive training and certification in counseling.
  • Daytop Inc. of New York is committed to addressing the substance abuse and life problems of adolescents and adults.
  • Daytop contends that people are the captains of their own destiny and only they can do it, but they cannot do it alone.
  • Positive peer interaction is emphasized in a highly structured familial environment known as a Therapeutic Community.
  • Within this milieu Daytop offers an integrated holistic treatment regime, which is multi-disciplinary in nature.
  • Daytop is committed to returning clients to society as productive, responsible and drug-free citizens.
  • Treatment is provided to all clients without discrimination, including those without adequate financial resources.
  • At all times the dignity, rights and needs of each client are preserved and respected thus reducing the stigma of persons served.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12

Student Body

Total Students59 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
62%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeThe Daytop Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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