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The Spence School 5

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
The Spence School has a beautiful facility, strong parent body, top teachers and passionate, inspiring girls.

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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
The Spence School teachers have been wonderful and very communicate, nurturing and helpful. They write thoughtful descriptions and detail in the student reports.


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Amount of homework: Just right

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
Homework doesn't begin until second grade and even then its light. Its just the right amount.

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Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
Absolutely. The school encourages grit and persistence through collaborations and projects both inside and outside of school.

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Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
The faculty makes a point to become familiar with the students passions, hobbies and family life very early on. The school as a whole is very interested in the students and respects diversity and the wide variety of interests the girls bring to the school.


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Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
The Spence school encourages compassion and caring through role play and collaborations within the classroom.

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Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
The Spence school monitors and maintains honesty, integrity and fairness in its students. The low teacher to student ratio is helpful in this regard.

The Spence School 5

Posted February 01, 2014
- a parent
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.


The Spence School 5

Posted November 03, 2013
- a community member
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

The Spence School 5

Posted May 16, 2013
- a community member
"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.

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The Spence School
22 East 91st Street, New York, NY  10128
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 36 reviews. (212) 289-5940
Last modified The Spence School is a Private school that serves grades K-12
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