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Dwight School
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  • Private
  • NEW YORK, NY

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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+
  6. Sports
    grade B

About

Applying

Application Deadline
December 1
Application Fee
$65
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$51,000
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
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Dwight School

Founded in 1872, Dwight is an internationally renowned independent school (nursery-grade 12) committed to educating the next generation of innovative global leaders. Providing a personalized experience for each student through the academically rigorous IB curriculum, Dwight is dedicated to "igniting the spark of genius" in every child. Innovation is an integral part of daily life and takes many forms, from being the first school in the Americas to offer all four IB programs to empowering student entrepreneurs to translate their novel ideas into reality through our Spark Tank incubator.

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Dwight School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
No data available  
Average SAT
1330
64 responses
Average ACT
30
59 responses

Spark Tank

Spark Tank is Dwight's incubator, a program conceived and sponsored by the Dwight School Foundation, designed to nurture student innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills beyond the classroom.

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

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+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
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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
$138,490
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,259
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$1,525,227
National
$229,800

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