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|Language of instruction
|Native English teachers
|Extra languages (other than English)
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|Number of students
|Number of nationalities represented in the school
|Native English speaking teachers
|Language support for students not fluent in English
English as an Alternate Language
|Additional language classes offered by the school
Spanish, French, Mandarin, German, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Dutch, Russian, Latin, Swedish
|Use of technology in the classroom
Dwight School has a 1:1 Technology Program for Grades 1-12. The purpose of the 1:1 program is to enhance the learning experience for each student. This learning takes many forms, from developing research skills to designing and creating innovative solutions to real-world problems. By providing each student with his/her own device, Dwight ensures that technology is a regular component of students’ learning experiences.
|External examinations or assessments available
|Entry evaluation for students
|School start time
|School finish time
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered
95 clubs and activities
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students
|Sports facilities at the school
Dwight School Athletic Center: 40,000 square-foot facility boasts comprehensive state-of-the-art athletic facilities: a regulation-size high school gym seating 200 people, a six-lane, 25-yard indoor swimming pool, exercise and dance rooms, learning spaces, locker rooms and two rooftop turf tennis courts.
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school
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 rigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, Dwight is dedicated to “igniting the spark of genius” in every child. Dwight School has been recognized by the IB organization as a world leader in international education.
|Teaching approach of the school
Dwight embraces the individuality of each learner, as no two students are the same. Dwight supports these student journeys through a robust academic curriculum and after-school programs. Dwight makes it a priority to focus on and develop each child’s spark of genius. Whether connecting a student with an exceptional mentor, designing tailor-made enrichment, crafting a special study abroad opportunity, or providing an innovative program or tutorial, Dwight recognizes and fosters each student’s gifts and talents.