At The Dalton School, the primary focus is to nurture children's natural inquisitiveness, develop their self-confidence in their intelligence and in their ability to succeed, and teach them to be responsible and independent learners and thinkers. The school seeks to enroll students of sound character and educational promise who will provide a diverse population in talent, background, and experience. Dalton is looking for students with strong academic potential who will benefit from the school's unique educational philosophy through the methodology of the Dalton Plan. A rigorous and challenging curriculum combined with a dedicated faculty, enables each individual student's abilities and potential to be maximized while encouraging the young person to contribute his or her imagination, curiosity and special interests to the entire Dalton community.

Non Discrimination
The Dalton School is actively committed to having a diverse community. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, ethnic origin, age, physical disability, or sexual orientation in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.
First Program Admissions Office
(212) 423-5463
Middle and High School Admissions Office
(212) 423-5262