The Spence School

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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 732 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1892

Student Body

Total Students
732 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
The Spence School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

Sports

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. The Spence School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in New York for most sports offered.
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, Most sports offered 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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 732 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in New York, NY is $42,852 for elementary schools and $48,288 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New York, NY is 61% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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