Ethel Walker School

230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070-0607
Tel: (860)408-4200
Grades: 6-12 | 252 students
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Since 1911, Walker's has been recognized as one of the nation's finest college-preparatory schools for young women.
The School empowers girls to lead with integrity, confidence, courage and conviction.
Members of this diverse community are dedicated to scholarship, the arts, athletics, wellness and service.
Walker's welcomes girls in grades 6 through 12.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1911

Student Body

Total Students 252 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
56%
Average Class Size 12 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $58,550
Tuition Notes Middle School (Day only): $36,250 Upper School Day: $42,550 Upper School Boarding: $58,550 International Student: $61,500
Admissions Director Jenny Reynolds
Admissions Associate Kelly Babbidge

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
EquestrianField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashTennis,
Volleyball
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The average private school tuition in Hartford County, CT is $7,094 for elementary schools and $26,027 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hartford County, CT is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).