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 390 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.


390students273 families
5:1 student to teacher ratio
49%students come from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

Faculty and Staff

98faculty members71%hold advanced degrees

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


80,000square-foot self-contained campus featuring

  • 32 recently renovated, optimally designed classrooms
  • Interactive touch screens in every classroom (beginning in SK)
  • Microkitchens in rooms through fifth grade
  • Three age-appropriate science labs
  • 7,400-square-foot outdoor playdeck with age-appropriate play zones
  • 500-square-foot greenhouse
  • 2,600-square-foot library with nearly 25,000 volumes
  • Two technology centers 
  • Regulation-size gymnasium with stage 
  • 1,100-square-foot indoor play space with climbing wall 
  • Three art studios with kiln, etching press, and woodworking shop 
  • Newly renovated (summer 2014) 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


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.


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                                                            

Budget and Finance

Total operating budget (2017-2018): $18.1 million

Endowment: $10.9 million

Tuition (2017-2018):
Beginner $11,650 (T/Th); $15,300 (M/W/F) 
Nursery–Senior Kindergarten $34,380-$45,550
Grades 1–3 $47,300
Grades 4–8 $47,600

Financial Aid (2017-2018)
$3.3 million
25 percent of students in nursery through grade 8 receive aid.


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