Dwight School in Manhattan, NY - Niche
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Dwight School
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  • Private
  • NEW YORK, NY

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

Applying

Application Deadline
December 1
Application Fee
$60
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$60,185
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  

From Dwight School

Dwight, a New York City landmark private school, is a leader in global education recognized worldwide for igniting the spark of genius in every child. We are proud of our rich history, which dates back to 1872, and numerous advances that have distinguished Dwight as a pioneering International Baccalaureate World School. While innovation drives us ever forward, our commitment to personalizing the educational journey for every student remains at the heart of everything we do.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
No data available  
Average SAT
1370
61 responses
Average ACT
30
60 responses

Makerspaces for Every Age

academic spotlight

Our design and engineering continuum curriculum is integrated into IB units of inquiry and starts with our youngest learners in preschool. As students discover the tools and materials available to them in our makerspaces, they’re able to create artifacts of their learning in all of their classes.

Culture & Safety

Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
57%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 14 responses
  • School concerts
    21%
  • Shakespeare Competition
    21%
  • School Doors
    14%
  • Spirit Day
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    14%
  • Snow Day
    7%
  • Spark Tank
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
957
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
No data available  
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
2 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    Yes
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 9 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 9 responses
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 9 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 7 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$160,558
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,530
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$1,565,117
National
$281,900

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