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New York, NY
Students enrolled: 705

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22 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128

(212) 289-5940
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February 01, 2014
The Spence volleyball team just had a perfect, 23-0 season. Just sayin' As parents, we love everything about the school, especially the head, Bodie Brizendine.

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November 03, 2013
I love Spence. A) The teachers are all experts in their fields, most have doctorates, and have graduated from some of the best schools in the country (Ex. yale, harvard) B) They all really love what they do. They are all so excited and ecstatic to teach. They walk into the classroom joyously and cause their students to become enthusiastic about the subject and eager to learn. C) They really care about their students. If a student isn't doing so well in the class, the teacher will invite them to meet with him/her and discuss why she is having trouble in this subject and then try to fix it. If needed, a student and teacher might meet during lunch once or twice a week so that the teacher makes sure that the student understand the material fully. If a student is having trouble understanding some of the concepts of the subject (Ex. essays, or a math concept), the teacher will encourage them to meet with him/her and will help them. D) the facilities are amazing now that they have been renovated. E)The homework load is a bit much but it's not unmanageable. It teaches time management and prepares the student for higher learning. If you are a prospective student, I would recommend Spence

- submitted by a community member

May 16, 2013
"Not for school, but for life we learn"... Spence is a wonderful school, with tremendous academics, top notch facilities, and outstanding teachers. The Spence community is tight knit, graduates remain involved, and the teachers remember the girls years after they have moved on. I have many fond memories of my years at Spence, I enjoy being an active alumnae, and I hope that my daughter will be a Spence girl in the future.

- submitted by a community member

March 23, 2010
The teachers are passionate about what they do and it shows with the excellent academic record of the school!!!

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March 05, 2010
I think what is great about this school is the staff who is so embracing and helpful. I am a potential parent who had some concerns and the individual I spoke to allay my fears and instructed me what to do. This school ranks high on my list

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March 01, 2010
Great academics, teachers, parent body and nurturing environment for the children!!!

- submitted by a parent

November 10, 2009
A wonderful school where the girls love to learn.

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October 10, 2009
I love Spence because the teachers are so warm and welcoming. They really want you to do well and encourage you to ask any and all questions and meet with them.

- submitted by a parent
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October 10, 2009
Spence is an amazing school because of the education and all of the opportunities that it provides. At Spence you learn many skills that will help you later on in life because 'Not for school, but for life we learn'.

- submitted by a student
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October 10, 2009
Spence has the absolute best environment to learn!

- submitted by a student

October 09, 2009
Spence without a doubt the best, most nurturing, encouraging school in New York. The girls are confident, intelligent, and well-rounded from performing and visual arts to intense sports and academics.

- submitted by a student

April 14, 2009
Spence is an academically challenging school with a very high quality and nsupportive/engaged faculty. The new head of school Bodie Brizendine (2nd year at Spence) is warm, yet very professional and very high energy. The school has a buzz of energy that you feel upon entering the doors. We have 2 daughters enrolled and are very happy!

- submitted by a parent

December 09, 2008
Excellent academically, supportive and caring environment for students, superb facilities, well managed, strong board and parents are encouraged to be engaged. Incredible school.

- submitted by a parent

September 25, 2008
I <3 Spence! It is the best school academically, even though some say Brearly is. The truth is Spence is the best well rounded school in new york. it's college acceptances are better then the other top two girls schools...you can't go wrong with spence!

- submitted by a student

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The Spence School
22 East 91st Street, New York, NY  10128
(212) 289-5940
Last modified The Spence School is a Private school that serves grades K-12
The Spence School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top