Fast Facts


370 students
261 families
5:1 student to teacher ratio
46% percent of students come from diverse ethnic backgrounds

Faculty and Staff

99faculty members71%hold advanced degrees

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Curriculum Highlights


  • Traditional liberal arts curriculum
  • Play based early childhood program
  • Spanish, French, and Mandarin Chinese begin in nursery
  • Art and music begin in early childhood; drama begins in grade 4
  • Daily P.E. begins in senior kindergarten, movement classes for children in Beginners, Nursery, and Junior Kindergarten


Manhattan’s Upper West Side

619 West 114th Street
New York, NY 10025

*School busing is available for students living on the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side, and Harlem. Bus service begins in senior kindergarten.

As a private school north of 59th street, we are thankful for the resources to help our students enjoy learning.

Budget and Finance

Total Operating Budget: $20.7 million

Endowment: $23.3 million

Beginner $13,200 (T/Th); $17,400 (M/W/F) 
Nursery–Senior Kindergarten $39,000-$51,700
Grades 1–3 $53,700
Grades 4–8 $55,550

Financial Aid:
$4.35 million
26 percent of students 


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80,000square-foot self-contained campus featuring

  • 32 recently renovated, optimally designed classrooms
  • Interactive touchscreens in every classroom (beginning in SK)
  • Microkitchens in rooms through fifth grade
  • Three age-appropriate science labs
  • 7,400 sq. foot outdoor playdeck with age-appropriate play zones
  • 500 sq. foot greenhouse
  • 2,600 sq. foot library with nearly 25,000 volumes
  • Two technology centers 
  • Regulation-size gymnasium with stage 
  • 1,100 sq. foot indoor play space with climbing wall 
  • Three art studios with kilns, etching press, and woodworking shop 
  • Renovated dining halls and kitchen 
  • Chapel with Rieger organ 
  • Three acoustically-engineered music studios 
  • Two recently refurbished elevators large enough to fit a full class comfortably in each car

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  • Competitive sports for grades 6-8 (NYCAL): Soccer, track and field, volleyball, cross-country, basketball, softball, baseball
  • Lifetime sports program for grades 7-8: Yoga, dance, martial arts, ping-pong, and more


St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's is incorporated and operated on a not-for-profit basis by an elected board of trustees. It is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York. The school is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Episcopal Schools and the Independent Schools Admissions Association of Greater New York.

Non-Discrimination Policy 

In compliance with federal, state, and local laws, St. Hilda's & St. Hugh's does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, marital status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, or any other program administered by the school.