Dwight School

A leading private international school on the Upper West Side. Dedicated to igniting the spark of genius in every child.

Founded in 1872, Dwight School is an internationally renowned independent school (nursery-grade 12) committed to educating the next generation of innovative global leaders — one student at a time. Providing a personalized experience for each student through the academically vigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, Dwight is dedicated to “igniting the spark of genius” in every child. This year, Dwight School was recognized by the IB organization as a world leader in international education.

Chancellor Stephen Spahn: An In-depth Interview by Education Update


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“I’ve always believed in the power of students to innovate,” shared Chancellor Stephen Spahn in an extensive interview with Education Update.

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Holiday festivities continued for Lower School Spanish students today, with a celebration of El Día de Los Reyes — Three Kings Day! They learned how this day is celebrated in various countries and enjoyed a traditional Mexican treat, Rosca de Reyes.

It’s that time of year again! Our PA is gearing up for a casual evening of fantastic food and wine from all over the world, curated by our international community. Parents are invited to join us for the annual International Food & Wine Festival and can purchase advance tickets by January 24 here: http://bit.ly/PAFoodWine We can't wait to see you there!

Katya Shykind '18 Has Designs on Design!


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Katya Shykind '18 wowed us with her original costumes for "The Crucible," demonstrating her spark of genius for fashion design and construction. Brava!

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Middle School students have been hard at work, preparing to transport audiences into the magical world of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream!” This Bentley House production is being designed, teched, and performed by students, under the guidance of theatrical professionals, in our Dwight School Commons. The curtain goes up on Friday, January 20, and Saturday, January 21. We can’t wait to see the incredible show!

Pre-algebra students had a prime time visiting the Museum of Mathematics! Students spent the afternoon exploring visual representations of mathematical concepts in engaging exhibits and galleries, tying into their study of pattern recognition and complex problem solving.

Vice Chancellor Dr. Blake Spahn Shares an Inside Look at the IB in Education Update


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Dr. Blake Spahn, Vice Chancellor of Dwight — the first school in the Americas to offer all four International Baccalaureate programs for students from preschool through grade 12 — offers insight into the history of the IB and its impact on students with readers of Education Update.

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Happy Holidays from Dwight School


We wish you and your family a sweet and joyful holiday season. We can't wait to see everyone back on campus in 2017!

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