Miss Porter's School

Tel: (860)409-3500
Grades: 9-12 | 325 students
Sarah Porter founded Miss Porter's School in 1843 in Farmington. Miss Porter's School excels at preparing young women for college, for leadership, and for life.
Our attentive, diverse boarding and day community provides a demanding curriculum - academic, artistic, athletic, and residential.
We challenge our students to become informed, bold, resourceful, and ethical global citizens.
We expect our graduates to shape a changing world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1843

Student Body

Total Students 325 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Miss Porter's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 22 courses
Average SAT score 1872
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(specified standards)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $56,700
Tuition Notes Boarding - $56,700 Day - $45,660
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $23,883
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kimberly Mount


Total Sports Offered 18 sports
Sports Badminton, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
EquestrianField Hockey,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
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