New Hampton School

Tel: (603)677-3401
Grades: 9-12 | 310 students
Founded in 1821, New Hampton School is regarded as a leader in technology integration in independent schools, and was recognized as an Apple Distinguished School in 2013.
The School offers a globally focused education to young men and women from across the country and around the world.
The first New England Boarding School to offer the International Baccalaureate Program, the School`s rigorous college preparatory curriculum is rooted in personal exploration, civic engagement, and global awareness.
It balances the rigor of IB with a highly regarded Academic Support Program.
Students take advantage of outstanding facilities in the arts, the sciences, and athletics; a wide range of opportunities for service and hands-on experience; and a talented faculty committed to holistic development.
Located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire near the magnificent White Mountains, the school is ideally situated to help students explore issues of environmental sustainability.
The school is known as an innovator in technology integration and supports a comprehensive iPad Program.
Students benefit from a comprehensive Project Week each spring.
Alumni of New Hampton School matriculate to competitive colleges and universities and go on to take leadership roles in politics and culture, business and finance, science and medicine, education and philanthropy, or wherever their dreams and talents take them.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1821

Student Body

Total Students 310 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 14%
Students by Grade New Hampton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 11 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $55,900
Tuition Notes Day students: $33,900
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $24,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Will McCulloch


Total Sports Offered 23 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, WeightliftingAlpine SkiingBallet,
ClimbingCross Country,
EquestrianField Hockey,
FootballFreestyle Skiing,
GolfIce Hockey,
Mountain BikingRock Climbing,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Greenhouse Club, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Model UN, Outdoor Adventure, Robotics, School Newspaper, Sustainability Council, Yoga Math Club, Model UN, Robotics, Yoga, Greenhouse Club,
Literary Magazine,
Outdoor Adventure,
School Newspaper,
Sustainability Council,

School Notes

  • New Hampton School Mission: New Hampton School cultivates lifelong learners who will serve as active global citizens. We enhance the potential of students and promote academic success and development of caring community members. Our students are talented artists, athletes, and leaders who often learn best through hands-on experiences. If you're ready to GO BEYOND yourself, we're ready for you.
  • New Hampton was the first New England boarding school to be approved to offer the International Baccalaureate Program.
  • In 2010, The School introduced an iPad Pilot Program in 2010 and became a 1:1 iPad Program in 2012. NHS was named an Apple Distinguished School in 2013. Our values ground our school community and its programs, initiatives, and distinctive culture. We promote and engage students in purposeful self-exploration that models and encourages healthy risk-taking in the context of personal growth. Our school community commits itself to social equality and personal respect among all members of our school and extended community.
  • We honor and validate the diversity of all learners in our community, promoting understanding of the unique gifts each student possesses.
  • Our school community celebrates a genuine approach to campus living where we respect individuals for who they are and what they contribute to our school and extended community.
  • Our school reflects an on-going examination and refinement of our programs to place the school as a nationally recognized innovator among independent schools.
  • We expect all members of our school community to be forthright and honest, to maintain personal integrity in all relationships, and to embrace our core values of respect and responsibility.
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The average private school tuition in New Hampshire is $10,474 for elementary schools and $29,513 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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