The mission of the Spence School is to educate girls and young women to the highest academic and personal standards necessary for responsible, effective citizenship and for the successful pursuit of higher education.
The school is committed to the rigorous study of the liberal arts and sciences appropriate to Grades K through 12.
The development of high standards and character is considered as important as achievement in academic areas.
The school integrates visual and performing arts, and athletics, both within its academic program and as extracurricular activities.
The school creates an environment that fosters the growth of self-confidence, instills the joy of learning, develops the skills of leadership in every student and prepares its graduates intellectually and emotionally for the future.
The school is committed to preparing its students for full participation in a diverse and changing world.
Believing in the importance of strong traditions, the school also looks to the future and adapts its educational programs to meet the needs of its students, while remaining centered on a curriculum that provides preparation for college as well as "for life.".
Quick Stats (2023)
- Top Ranked NY School
- Grades: Kindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 732 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: Verified school update
The Spence School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:
School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Total Sports Offered
Source: Verified school update
Frequently Asked Questions
What schools are The Spence School often compared to?
The Spence Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like The Brearley School by visitors of our site.
What sports does The Spence School offer?
The Spence School offers 11 interscholastic sports: Badminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is The Spence School's ranking?
The Spence School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Largest student body and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for The Spence School?
The application deadline for The Spence School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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