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.

Welcome to the Big Apple! Student-performers from Shanghai Qibao Dwight High School just landed one week before our global #DwightCarnegieHall concert.

Our Boys Varsity Basketball team defeated Friends Seminary 72-63, advancing them to the ACIS post-season championship tomorrow, Saturday, 2 pm, at Packer Collegiate. Let’s fill the stands and show everyone how Dwight roars! GO LIONS!

Students were proud to share their artistic sparks of genius with our #DwightSchoolCommunity at the Winter Art Exhibit. Thanks to all for joining us at the reception and celebrating their multi-dimensional talents!

Eight more days! Our friends at Dwight School London are rehearsing, getting ready to join us in New York, and looking sharp in their custom #DwightCarnegieHall swag. Travel safely — we can’t wait to see you soon!

Bringing Global Vision to Life through Music: A Profile of Music...


Nine days to go! #TBT to 2015, when we caught up with Music Director Alistair Hamilton for a behind-the-scenes look at the annual #DwightCarnegieHall production — and to learn more about the man behind the music.


Chivonne Michelle, Atlantic Theater Company teaching artist, led our Advanced Master Theater students in improv exercises, concluding a five-week collaborative study. Joining in were playwright, Paola Lázaro, and director, David Mendizábal, of the off-Broadway show, "Tell Hector I Miss Him.” Thanks all!

The ten-day countdown to our #DwightCarnegieHall concert has begun! Fifth graders tour the prestigious venue, reinforcing their music studies and year-long preparations for their upcoming performance alongside global Dwight students.

Go Dwight! Congratulations to our Boys Varsity Basketball Lions, who were crowned regular season ACIS league champions after defeating Staten Island Academy 68-57. They’ve earned their spot in the NYSAIS tournament for the fourth consecutive year in a row. League playoffs start Thursday, February 16, 5 pm, at DSAC. Come show your support — we want to hear you roar!

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