Grades: 3-12 | 25 students
Hampshire Country School is a small, friendly boarding school for 20 to 25 boys, most of middle-school age.
It is especially suitable for boys of very high intellectual ability who have had difficulty functioning in large, socially complex schools, including boys with ADHD, NVLD, and Asperger's.
Traditional elementary and secondary courses are taught in very small classes. Recreation-level sports and activities are designed for fun and learning.
The rustic 1700 acre campus includes forests, lakes, streams, and a small farm.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
|Grades Offered||Grades 3-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Difficulties related to superior ability, NVLD, ADHD, Asperger|
|Total Students||25 students|
|Student Body Type||All-boys|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 15%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||7 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||4:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||4 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(Collared shirts for classes. Jackets and ties for formal occasions.)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||All-inclusive tuition includes room, board, most activities, laundry, and most school supplies.The school does not offer financial aid.|
|Admissions Director||William Dickerman|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||9 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||art, board games, strategy games, and role playing games, canoeing, care of farm animals, climbing wall, drama, hiking and camping, music lessons (piano, brass, singing), recreational sports (tennis, soccer, floor hockey, etc.) art, canoeing, climbing wall, drama, board games, strategy games, and role playing games,
care of farm animals,
hiking and camping,
music lessons (piano, brass, singing),
recreational sports (tennis, soccer, floor hockey, etc.),
- Can be a good choice for certain high ability boys with Asperger's syndrome, nonverbal learning disabilities, executive function difficulties, or ADHD.
- Best entering ages: 8- to 12-years-old
- Typical class size: 3 to 6 students Typical dorm-group size: 5 to 8 students
- All students are boarding students. Most faculty live on campus.
- Students typically come from more than a dozen states, including all parts of the U.S.A., plus American students living abroad.
Profile last updated: 08/17/2015
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