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Welcome to
Dwight Schools

We are a global network of premier International Baccalaureate World Schools with an unparalleled legacy of visionary leadership. Dwight in New York was the first U.S. private school to open a campus on another continent in 1972 — a century after its own founding — and five more have followed.

No matter where a student attends Dwight, we personalize their journey based on individual talents and passions. We call this “igniting the spark of genius in every child.” Our unique educational philosophy has distinguished Dwight worldwide as a renowned educator of global leaders ― one student at a time. 

Where
to Find Us

New York

Located in Manhattan and founded in 1872, Dwight School New York is a leading private IB World School for students from preschool 2s-grade 12. A pioneer in global education, Dwight is the first school in the Americas to offer all four IB programs. We also have unprecedented continuity in leadership: Chancellor Stephen Spahn, distinguished as the longest-serving school leader in the U.S, has spearheaded Dwight since 1967.

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London

Located in North London and founded in 1972, Dwight School London is a leading independent IB World School for students from nursery-year 13. Ranked among the top 100 IB Schools, we are proudly #1 in IB Diploma Program exam scores among all international schools in London. 

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Dubai

Located in Dubai Sports City and founded in 2018, Dwight School Dubai is a premier independent IB World School for students from Pre-K-grade 12. Just a year later, the School and the Knowledge and Human Development Authority signed a first-ever educational license to launch innovative online and blended learning models in Dubai, with live virtual classes offered through Dwight Global Online School.

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Hanoi

Located in the Manor Central Park, Dwight School Hanoi is a planned IB World School currently under construction and scheduled to open in 2024 for students in preschool through grade 12. It will extend Dwight Schools’ mission of igniting the spark of genius in every child to Vietnam.

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Shanghai

Located in the Minhang District and founded in 2014, Shanghai Qibao Dwight High School is a top IB World School for boarding students in grades 10-12. Distinguished as the first independent, Sino-American high school approved by the Ministry of Education in China, we integrate an international perspective with courses from Chinese compulsory education. We re proud to be ranked by KingLead as the #2 best international school in Shanghai and #5 in China.

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Seoul

Located in Digital Media City and founded in 2012, Dwight School Seoul is a premier private IB World School for students from preschool 3s-grade 12. Dwight was the only school among over 120 applicants selected by the Seoul Municipal Government to open a model IB School. Just two years later, we became the first fully authorized IB continuum school in Seoul.

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Online

Located in the cloud and founded in 2014, Dwight Global Online School is the premier  online campus of all the Dwight Schools for students in grades 6-12 everywhere. Ranked the #2 best online high school by Newsweek and niche.com, Dwight Global offers both AP and IB courses — and was selected as one of only two schools worldwide by the International Baccalaureate to pilot the delivery of the two-year IB Diploma Program online.

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Jersey City

Franklin School, established in 2022 as a non-IB sister institution within the Dwight global network, provides students in grades 9-12 with a personalized high school experience. Franklin offers students academic rigor, social and emotional enrichment, and a focus on cutting-edge, transdisciplinary, and experiential learning methodologies. The school is a Platinum Certified Best School to Work (the highest rating for professional development and well-being given by T4 Education).

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