The Smith School

The Smith School is a fully accredited, co-educational, independent day school offering mainstream and remediation classes for grades 6-12.
We provide a challenging program in an intimate, small school setting using multi-sensory teaching methods and individual learning styles to optimize academic success.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 37 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $45,000
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Smith School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
individualized education, learning differences
Year Founded
1990
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
37 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
The Smith School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
96%
Average Class Size
5 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Grades 7 & 8 is $45,000 Grades 9, 10, 11 is $47,000 Grades 12 is $47,500 *Extended day program available for an additional $12,000
Acceptance Rate
65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Daniel Madden
Admissions Associate
Allison Block

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Coding & Web Design Club, Debate/Philosophy Club, Drama, Minecraft Club, Peer Tutoring Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art & Design Club, Film Club, Music Club

School Notes

  • Rolling Admissions
  • Coeducational/Grades 6-12
  • Individualized Programs
  • College Preparatory
  • Small Class Size
  • Teacher:Student Ratio 1:5
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Smith School cost?
The Smith School's tuition is approximately $45,000 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of The Smith School?
The acceptance rate of The Smith School is 65%, which is lower than the national average of 79%. The Smith School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in New York with low acceptance rates.
What sports does The Smith School offer?
The Smith School offers 3 interscholastic sports: Indoor Soccer, Intramural Sports Only and Ultimate Frisbee.
What is The Smith School's ranking?
The Smith School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Lowest average acceptance rates and Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for The Smith School?
The application deadline for The Smith School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 37 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $45,000
  • Acceptance rate: 65%
  • Average class size: 5 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in New York, NY is $42,466 for elementary schools and $47,626 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New York, NY is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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