Fast Facts

2016-2017 Enrollment: 957

2016-2017 Enrollment by Division:
251 in Lower School
296 in Middle School
410 in Upper School

2016-2017 tuition by division:
PreK through Fourth Grade: $28,230
Fifth and Sixth Grades: $33,010
Seventh through Twelfth Grade: $34,600

Average class size by division:
PreK: 15
Kindergarten: 14
First Grade - Fourth Grade: 16
Fifth Grade - Twelfth Grade: 15

Teacher/Student ratio:
1:15 in Lower School
1:8 in Middle School and Upper School

Financial aid awarded: $5 million

Percentage of students receiving financial aid: 25%

Class of 2016 Average SAT scores:
Critical reading: 651
Math: 669
Writing: 668

Class of 2016 Average ACT composite: 29

Percentage of seniors attending four-year college: 100%

Top five schools attended by PDS students over a five-year period ('12-'16):
New York University, Lehigh University, Princeton University, University of Southern California, Washington University of St. Louis, Tufts University

Number of AP Courses offered in 2016: 22

Percentage of students scoring 3 or above on AP exams in 2016: 86%

Number of athletic teams: 25 sports, 90 interscholastic teams

Number of community service hours required for graduation: At least 50 hours of community service, with at least 26 hours served in a single area of concentration

Percentage of faculty holding advanced degrees: 74%

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