Grace at a Glance

  • Founded in 1894
  • Coeducational independent college preparatory school, Junior Kindergarten-Grade 10 (2013-14)
  • Expanding the High School Division one grade each year; Grade 11 opens in fall 2014
  • 2 campuses: 86 Fourth Avenue (Junior Kindergarten-Grade 8) and 46 Cooper Square (High School Division)
  • 2013-14 enrollment: 564
  • 33% of students of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • 23% of students receive financial aid
  • Student-Faculty Ratio 5:1
  • Faculty: 98
  • 7 Science Labs, including dedicated labs for biology, chemistry, physics and research
  • 3 Computer Labs
  • Smartboard and tablet technology
  • Library (JK-8) with over 14,500 books and subscribed online resources
  • Library and Information Center (High School Division) with books, periodicals and essential e-resources and databases
  • Rooftop Greenhouse
  • Teaching Kitchen
  • Studios for 2D and 3D visual arts, ceramics and digital arts
  • Performance spaces and practice rooms for dance, music, drama
  • 2 outdoor playgrounds
  • 10,000 square foot athletic center, climbing wall and batting cage, full size regulation basketball court and volleyball court
  • Interschool athletic teams: Grades 5-10
  • Sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, fencing, soccer, softball, squash, tennis, volleyball, track and field
  • Afterschool Program and June Program for students in JK-4
  • International exchange and language immersion programs with India, Japan, China, France, Spain



 Affiliations: National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS), National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES), Independent School Admission Association of Greater New York (ISAAGNY), Downtown Early Childhood Association (DECA), Downtown Independent School Consortium (DISC), Association of Independent School Admission Professionals (AISAP), Council for Spiritual and Ethical Education (CSEE)

Early Childhood, Lower and Upper School Divisions at 86 Fourth Avenue
Early Childhood, Lower and Upper School Divisions at 86 Fourth Avenue
High School Division at 46 Cooper Square