Helen Parkhurst, Founder

Let us think of a school where pupils themselves are the experimenters...
The Dalton School is the innovative leader in developing creative problem solvers who identify issues, grapple with possibilities, and design solutions to global challenges from multiple perspectives.

  • Ellis Island Simulation - 2018

    The Class of 2027 took a step back in time to see what it was like for immigrants traveling to the New World.

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  • Ellis Island Simulation - 2018

    Take a look at our tired, our poor, our huddled 4th grade masses in our annual Ellis Island Simulation.

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  • DTW - 2018
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  • Birthday Wishes for Dalton's Centennial - First Days of School
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  • New Science Floors Open - Fall 2018

    Jim Best pays a visit to new science floors and ask students to show gratitude for teacher and staff efforts to open facility.

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  • New Centennial Lobby Exhibits

    September 14, 2018 - Amidst the high energy that characterizes the first day of school, the Dalton community also enjoyed a visual treat -- one-of-a-kind Centennial exhibits displayed in all three buildings.

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  • DanceWave - 2018

    Watch A Ballet in Sneakers, a dance film performed by eighty Grades 7-8 dance students based on a study of dance master Jerome Robbins. The students drew inspiration from NY Export: Opus Jazz, a film featuring American Ballet Theater dancers performing Robbins' choreography throughout New York City under the direction of Henry Joost ('01) and Jody Lee Lipes.

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  • Daniel Lubetzky Keynote - The Dalton Conference 2018 - Raising Empathy and Taking Action
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  • Middle School Track - 2018

    Photos by Al Pereira

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  • Varsity Softball - 2018

    Photos by Al Pereira

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  • Dalton Conference 2018 - Raising Empathy and Taking Action

    Photos from the Dalton Conference - April 28, 2018

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  • Ellen C. Stein Celebration - Program Videos

    The following videos were shown as part of Ellen's Celebration Evening on May 10, 2018 at the American Museum of Natural History. Also, see the speeches from Ellen's Celebration.

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  • Girls Varsity Lacrosse - 2018

    Photos by Al Pereira

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  • Varsity Baseball - 2018

    Photos by Al Pereira

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  • Varsity Boys Lacrosse - 2018

    Photos by Al Pereira

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  • Twelfth Night - High School Play 2018
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  • Warren Hines - 2018

    Athletics evening including a series of home games to build community spirit and cheer on Dalton's Winter athletes.

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  • "42nd Street" Middle School Musical - Dress Rehearsal Photos

    Sunday, January 28, 2018

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  • Global Food and Environment Trip to the Extrapolation Factory - November 2017
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  • H45 and Grade 9 Bio Students Dissect Starfish
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