Calhoun at a Glance

Founded in 1896 on Manhattan's Upper West Side, The Calhoun School is a progressive co-educational, independent, college preparatory day school that serves students from 2 years 8 months through 12th grade.

Mission

Calhoun inspires a passion for learning through a progressive approach to education that values intellectual pursuit, creativity, diversity and community involvement.

Enrollment

Calhoun enrolls approximately 700 students ranging from early childhood through Upper School. Student-Teacher Ratio is 7:1. Average class size is 12-15 students.

Accreditation

The school is accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) and the New York State Education Department.

Locations and Facilities

Calhoun's main building, which houses 3rd-12th grades and most administrative offices, is located at 433 West End Avenue, at 81st Street. The Robert L. Beir Building, which houses the preschool-2nd grade, is located at 160 West 74th Street near Amsterdam Avenue. 

Calhoun's 81st Street Building

Calhoun's 81st Street Building
3rd-12th Grades
433 West End Avenue
212-497-6500

Calhoun's 74th Street Building

74th Street Building
3's-2nd Grades
160 West 74th Street
212-497-6550

Calhoun's Administrative Building

Calhoun Townhouse
Administrative Offices
West 81st Street
212-497-6500