Princeton Day School

Princeton Day School is a private coeducational day school located in Princeton, New Jersey, serving students in grades pre kindergarten - 12. The largest division is the Upper School (grades 9-12), with an enrollment of approximately 400. The school has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools since 1989.

As of the 2009-10 school year, the school had a total enrollment of 903 students (in K-12, plus 16 in pre-K) and 110.8 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 8.1:1.

Of the 2011 graduating class of Princeton Day School seniors, a third were honored as semi-finalists or commended scholars in the National Merit Scholarship Program. In the five years through 2011, the most common schools for members of the PDS graduating classes were University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, Lehigh University, New York University and Boston University. Approximately 85% of the Class of 2007 attended colleges rated “Most Competitive” or “Highly Competitive” by Barrons, and 16% attended Ivy League institutions.

In September 2005, the school launched the public phase of a five-year $50 million capital campaign, "Investing in Excellence" to support new and renovated facilities and increased endowment for faculty salaries and financial aid that raised a total of $53 million from more than 4,000 contributors.

The school is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools, New Jersey Association of Independent Schools and the Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools.

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