Dwight is a leading private international school dedicated to igniting the spark of genius in every child, from nursery through grade 12. With one of the lowest student-faculty ratios among NYC independent schools, Dwight crafts a personalized educational journey for each student based on his/her interests and talents. Founded in 1872, Dwight is the first school in the Americas to offer the comprehensive International Baccalaureate curriculum from preschool-grade 12, which is recognized worldwide as the "gold standard" in pre-college preparation. Instruction in Mandarin and Spanish begins early in preschool, and through Dwight's global network of campuses, students participate in enriching cultural and creative exchange programs beginning in grade 5. Dwight also offers programs for infants and toddlers in its nurturing preschool environment. Attend an open house to find out what makes Dwight so special!