School Profile

Founded in 2009 by a group of visionary women, The Speyer Legacy School is a private, independent school that serves nearly 300 accelerated learners in grades K-8. Carrying on the mission established by The Speyer School in New York City in the 1930s – an experimental public school with a curriculum designed to meet the educational and social emotional needs of gifted children – The Speyer Legacy School has developed an interdisciplinary curriculum with an innovative student-to-faculty led approach that ignites, encourages, and inspires a passion for learning and questioning within each of its students.


Founded: 2009
Co-ed for grades K-8
Head of School: Dr. Barbara L. Tischler

2017-2018 Enrollment

Total number of students: 303
Lower School (K-Grade 4): 168
Middle School (Grades 5-8): 135


Total number of faculty members (full and part time): 54

Student: Faculty Ratio


2017-2018 Tuition

Grades K-8: $43,500

2017-2018 Financial Aid

$3 million