At a Glance

St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s is an independent, Episcopal school for boys and girls. Founded in 1950, the school endeavors to create and educate a community diverse in race, culture, and religious beliefs, preparing its students to make meaningful contributions to our global society. It is located in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

We serve over 300 students from neighborhoods throughout New York City and the surrounding communities. Yellow bus service is available for families traveling to us from the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side and Harlem.


5:1 student to teacher ratio
46%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


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.

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Budget and Finance

Total Operating Budget: $20.7 million

Endowment: $23.3 million

Beginner $14,200 (T/Th); $18,600 (M/W/F) 
Nursery–Senior Kindergarten $41,800-$55,400
Grades 1–3 $57,500
Grades 4–8 $59,500

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 kiln, etching press, and woodworking shop 
  • Three recently 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



  • 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


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