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Established in 1872 and located on Manhattan’s leafy Upper West Side, the Dwight School is co-educational with 500 students ages 2 through 18 and teaches the International Baccalaureate curriculum.

  • The Dwight School
    18 West 69th Street
    New York NY 10024
  • T +1 212 724 6360
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • Lower School Ages: 2-10
  • Lower School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Middle School Ages: 11-13
  • Middle School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Senior School Ages: 14-18
  • Senior School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Total School Numbers: 950 boys and girls
  • Teaching Language: English
  • SEN: SEN considered case by case
  • Boarding: Not available
  • Uniform: Yes
  • School Year: September - June; Breaks: Thanksgiving; 2 weeks Christmas; President’s Day; 2 weeks Spring break
  • School Hours: 8.00 am - 2.55 pm (8:30 am - 2:30 pm early childhood)
  • Fee Currency: US dollar (USD)
  • Fee Details: Annual Tuition Fees: Early Childhood - pre-K: 2,600 - 42,900 (depending on age, days); Kindergarten: 42,900 - 49,000 Grade 1-12: 51,000
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Memberships: ERB, NAIS, Ass, member NYSAIS, PLNY, WAoS.
  • State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit


  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • International Baccalaureate (Diploma)
  • International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP)
  • International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP)


  • Authorised by International Baccalaureate Organization (not to be confused as an inspection or accreditation agency)
  • Council of International Schools (CIS)
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSACS or MSA)

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