Skip to Main Content
Ethical Culture Fieldston School
blue checkmark
  • Private
  • BRONX, NY

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
November 15
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$65,540
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
22%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Ethical Culture Fieldston School

The Ethical Culture Fieldston School offers a world-class progressive education in Pre-K–12th Grade at two historic campuses in Manhattan and the Bronx. The core of our educational program is the study and practice of ethics, which prepares and compels us to take care of our world, ourselves, and each other.

At ECFS, we teach students how to think, how to question, and how to explore. Our tenets of progressive education focus on the whole child, ensuring that education is responsive, relevant, experiential, and playful, among other traits.

With an enduring commitment to excellence, equity, and inclusion, we inspire a diverse and joyful community of passionate learners, critical thinkers, and ethical individuals who aim to make the world more humane and just.

Upcoming Events

Ethical Culture Fieldston School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
No data available  
Average SAT
1450
143 responses
Average ACT
33
155 responses

Academics

academic spotlight

An ECFS education focuses on the study and practice of ethics from Pre-K–12th Grade. Our college-prep curriculum encompasses core subjects and innovative courses to ignite a love of learning and inquiry. We nurture the academic, creative, social-emotional, and physical development of every student and equip them with the skills, knowledge, and broad perspectives to build a life with purpose.

Culture & Safety

Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 16 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Homecoming
    19%
  • Founder's Day
    16%
  • Pep rally and Homecoming!
    16%
  • Fieldston Fashion Show
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    10%
  • Sporting events
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Instagram Posts

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,662
56%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 20 responses
Poll
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 20 responses
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 20 responses

Map

Home Listings

Listings by Homes.com

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 16 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 16 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 16 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$115,741
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,789
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$478,010
National
$281,900

Ethical Culture Fieldston School Reviews

Rating 4.36 out of 5  121 reviews
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 5 out of 5  
Rating 5 out of 5  

Add to List