The Geneva School of Manhattan is a Preschool to high school coeducational school offering a classical Christian education since 1996. Since its beginning, the School has provided a rich and rigorous curriculum within the framework of Christian beliefs.
Our academic approach blends the enduring elements of classical learning with the eternal message of Scripture. We inspire students to love learning, pursue excellence, and become leaders in scholarship, virtue, and faith.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-10
  • Students: 280 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $27,000
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-10
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
280 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
The Geneva School of Manhattan Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
15 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(Boys uniform: Khaki pants and sweater for Lower School, khaki pants and blazer for Upper School. Girls uniform: jumpers for Lower School, skirt and blazer for Upper School)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Updated tuition information may be found on our website.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sandy Kallen
Admissions Associate
Rachael Waldvogel


Total Sports Offered
4 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
7 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Chess Team, Gymnastics Club, Newspaper Club, Speech and Debate Team, STEM Classes, Upper School Drama

Recreational Athletic Programs:

School Notes

  • Located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, The Geneva School of Manhattan offers a unique classical Christian curriculum that fosters lifelong love of learning. It blends the enduring elements of classical learning and the eternal message of Scripture within the context of a supportive, vibrant community. Our students are known for their critical thinking, beautiful artistry, sharp writing, and informed debating. By nourishing the whole child-mind, soul, and heart-we seek to cultivate abundant growth in each student, both at Geneva School and far beyond.
Profile last updated: 09/22/2021

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
Although my children benefited from many facets of the school during their years at Geneva School, by far the BEST thing about the school is the teachers. They love their students, they delight in imparting lessons, and they embody their own lifelong quest for learning. I could not be more excited that the school is starting a high school. This is great news for NYC families!
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As a parent of two young students (Lower School) at Geneva School, I cannot say enough about the quality of education they are receiving. Daily, I am in awe of the new things they learn and discover, and experience at school. They are already challenging ME with their math facts, chess skills, French language skills, and knowledge of grammar, music, art, and the Bible. They are clearly growing academically, socially, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Our kids have wildly different personalities and strengths and this has been an excellent fit for both of them. The support and partnership we have felt from the faculty, staff, administration, and other parents have been an integral part of our experience at the School. The School has successfully and safely provided an in-person learning environment during the pandemic that has made all the difference for our children's development. We are so grateful and highly recommend Geneva School!
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Our family has been mightily blessed at Geneva School! Our son started Kindergarten this fall and absolutely LOVES his teacher and his classmates. He is very excited to go to school every day! In fact, he thinks Ms. Kang is the best teacher he has ever had! She is smart, kind, makes his class incredibly fun, and he always feels safe at school. As a parent and health care provider, this has given me the peace of mind to go to work every day and fight for my patients. We love the small class size and supportive school community. I am so impressed by Geneva's staff and faculty, they genuinely care about their students and are always available to help. We are so grateful that Geneva has worked so hard to keep our kids in school during this pandemic. At my son's age, having in-person school is vital to his social, emotional, mental, and educational development. You will not go wrong by sending your child to Geneva! It has been a small beacon of hope in the challenging times we live in.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-10
  • Students: 280 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $27,000
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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