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Princeton Day School
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  • Private
  • PRINCETON, NJ

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$42,530
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
26%
Average Financial Aid
$25,000
From Princeton Day School

A PreK-Grade 12 community of almost 1,000 students and over 300 adults energize Princeton Day School’s state-of-the-art, 106-acre campus located near downtown Princeton, NJ. Expert faculty, staff and coaches facilitate a community built on belonging and student-led learning focused on creativity, interdisciplinary problem-solving and skill-building across renowned STEAM and humanities programs, sports and extracurriculars. Signature opportunities include: award-winning performing, industrial and visual arts; Research Experience (REx) independent science study and internship program; top Model UN; Climate & Energy Scholars; Jacobson Music Scholars program; 4-year architecture program; robust computer science and engineering; expert College Counseling programming with 100% college matriculation. Each PDS community member is encouraged to pursue meaningful lives built on conscientious engagement with others and the world, acting knowledgeably, leading thoughtfully and sharing generously.

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Princeton Day School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1420
144 responses
Average ACT
32
54 responses

Code for Change

academic spotlight

Princeton Day School offers a rich curriculum in every academic area, including Computer Science. Whether you enter join our community with coding experience or are learning for the first time, there are classes, clubs and opportunities for every student.

Culture & Safety

Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 23 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 23 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 39 responses
  • Blue and White Day
    38%
  • PDS v.s Lawrenceville Hockey Game
    23%
  • Fall Weekend
    10%
  • Harvest Dinner
    8%
  • FEW good teachers
    5%
  • Halloween and Every tradition we have!
    5%
  • Homecoming
    5%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
963
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 24 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 24 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 24 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$34,700
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
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
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Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    No

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 24 responses
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 24 responses
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 24 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
68%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 19 responses
37%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 19 responses
37%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 19 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
$176,695
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,320
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$971,200
National
$281,900

Princeton Day School Reviews

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