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.

“With a cluck-cluck here and a cluck-cluck there” … first graders visited @[118389648400:274:The Queens County Farm Museum] to learn about farm animals and the life cycle of living things as part of their “How the World Works” unit of inquiry.

“With a cluck-cluck here and a cluck-cluck there” … first graders visited The Queens County Farm Museum to learn about farm animals and the life cycle of living things as part of their “How the World Works” unit of inquiry.

Faculty Insight: How an IB History Class Can Change a Student's Life


Taking a history class through The International Baccalaureate can be life-changing, according to teacher Karen Chernoff. Find out how!

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Barry Gragg, Head of Science, Fosters Creative Inquiry in the Classroom and Beyond


Barry Gragg first began teaching because "he wanted to guide children to discover answers to their beautiful questions." Learn how he’s been doing just that at Dwight for almost 20 years.

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Hanna and Robert perform for holocaust survivors


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Shout-out to Hanna Lakhter ‘19 for sharing her talents to help others at an event honoring Holocaust survivors and at a Friends of AKIM USA showcase fundraiser to support people with disabilities in Israel. Check out one performance!

NYC top party and corporate event planner. We provide a talent production for any gatherings, receptions, celebrations, and events including Bat/Bar Mitzvahs...

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Middle School EAL students took a walk on the wild side at the Central Park Zoo! In addition to learning, they also served as junior interpreters for other visitors.

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Young alumni classes '95-'14, don’t forget to RSVP and raise a glass with us on June 13!

Thanks to special guest, Ziyu Ai, a traditional Chinese clothing enthusiast, for visiting fourth graders to share her knowledge! This tied into their studies of ancient civilizations, and was especially timely, as it’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Five Lessons We Can All Learn from (Very) Young Entrepreneurs - Idealist Careers


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Spark Tank Committee Chair and judge, Dave Lindsey, has taught our young entrepreneurs so much on their journeys to develop ideas into products, businesses, and philanthropic endeavors! Find out what they’ve taught him in return, in his piece via Idealist Careers.

idealistcareers.org We typically think that adults are the ones who do all the teaching, but here are five lessons I’ve learned from (very) young entrepreneurs.

A Dwight Tradition Continues: Congrats to the Winners of the 2017 Doris Post Oratory Competition!


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Congratulations to the winners of our annual Doris Post Oratory Competition! Read on to find out who won and watch a full-length recording of their compelling speeches.

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Students who donated to Behind The Book, a NYC literacy nonprofit, during our Roaring Readers Week were treated to a visit from Kam Mak, author and illustrator of “My Chinatown: One Year in Poems.” Thanks, Kam, for sharing your stories with us!

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