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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.

  • Mailing address:
    Dwight School (The), New York
    291 Central Park West
    New York
  • T + 212 724 7524
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • Lower School Ages: 2-10
  • Lower School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Lower School Numbers: Early Childhood Division (ages 2-5): 332 boys and girls Lower School (ages 6-10): 150 boys and girls
  • Middle School Ages: 11-13
  • Middle School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Middle School Numbers: 100 boys and girls
  • Senior School Ages: 14-18
  • Senior School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Senior School Numbers: 250 boys and girls
  • Teaching Language: English
  • SEN: SEN considered case by case
  • Boarding: Not available
  • Uniform: Yes
  • School Year: School year September-June; Thanksgiving break, 2-week Christmas break, President’s Day break, and 2-week Spring break
  • School Hours: Early Childhood Division: 8:30am -2:30 pm; Grades 1-12: 8am - 2:55 pm
  • Fee Currency: US dollar
  • Fee Details: Early Childhood Division $12,900-$ 37,000; Grades 1-5 $37,000; Grades 6-8 $37,500;Grades 9-12 $38,000 Tuition includes lunch for K-7
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Memberships: New York State Association of Independent Schools, ISAAGNY, National Association of Independent Schools.
  • State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit


  • 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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