The Wellington School

Tel: (614)457-7883
Grades: NS-12 | 668 students
Wellington is a private school in Columbus, Ohio with students in preschool through grade 12.
Students enjoy small classes with devoted, experienced faculty offering a college preparatory curriculum at all grade levels.
A Wellington education includes interdisciplinary coursework, extensive arts education, foreign language studies, technology instruction, and honors courses.
Each year, 100 percent of Wellington graduates continue their education at four-year colleges.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 668 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade The Wellington School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 101 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language, European History, French Language, French Literature, Latin Literature, Latin Vergil, Music Theory, Physics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Studio Art, United States History,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(MacEwan plaid, red/white/navy polo shirts, khakis)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Admissions Director Maryline Kulewicz
Admissions Associate Sally Saeger Stratton


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Diving, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Band, Chess, Choir, French, Latin, Robotics, Spanish, Theater Band, Chess, Choir, French, Latin, Robotics, Spanish, Theater,

School Notes:

  • The Wellington School is an independent, coeducational, preschool through grade 12, college preparatory day school dedicated to preparing citizens who achieve, lead, and find fulfillment in a global community. The Wellington family expects integrity; fosters mutual respect; embraces diversity; inspires each person to discover and strive to meet his or her unique potential; and celebrates excellence in character, academics, the arts, and athletics.

Profile last updated: 07/22/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Watterson High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Andrew Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mountview Christian Preschool (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus
    Mountview Christian Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: NS-PK | 75 students
    0.4 miles
    2140 Fishinger Rd
    Columbus, OH 43221
  • Columbus
    Grades: PK-8 | 509 students
    0.6 miles
    4081 Reed Rd
    Columbus, OH 43220
  • Columbus
    St Timothy School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 245 students
    1.1 miles
    1070 Thomas Ln
    Columbus, OH 43220
  • Columbus
    St Agatha School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 320 students
    1.3 miles
    1880 Northam Rd
    Columbus, OH 43221
  • Columbus
    Grades: PK-K | 245 students
    1.4 miles
    835 Thomas Lane
    Columbus, OH 43214

School Reviews

Our son loves Wellington: his classroom and summer options experiences have been wonderful. We initially choose The Wellington school for its promise of an innovative, individualized learning environment. Not only have they lived up to this promise, but we have joined a true community focused on our children''s learning. He has been challenged intellectually and creatively by a staff of caring teachers. At four, he talked of being at Wellington until he goes to college. We cannot imagine any other place for him to grow and learn.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
We have been at Wellington for 4 years. Our son is in the Lower School. The teachers, including the specials teachers (art, music, PE, French, library, guidance, technology, Science), are caring, talented and dedicated professionals. They are passionate about teaching and get to know each student individually. The school is committed to challenging students, offering outside-the-classroom experiences (gardening, skiing, swimming, park and museum visits, etc.), and integrating learning across disciplines. The school community is very warm and welcoming, and there are many opportunities for families to be involved, whether through volunteering, reading or sharing with classes, or attending school events (breakfasts, lunch bunch, holiday sing, speakers, book discussions, etc.). We are very happy with Wellington and would highly recommend visiting and speaking with current families to learn more about whether the school would be a good fit for your family.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
All three of my children attended Wellington K-12, and we could not have had a better experience. The innovative curriculum truly prepared my children for TODAYS world, where the demands are not about what you memorize, but how you learn, communicate and collaborate. Wellington provided my children with the confidence to be their best selves, to be curious about the world, with a grounding of solid midwest values. All three have had/are having successful college experiences. All three play/ed college athletics (including Division 1). All three are out in the world engaged in meaningful, global experiences. For the better part of our time at Wellington, I was a single mom. The environment was so incredibly supportive, truly partnering with me to help me raise my kids. I am forever grateful. I am an entrepreneur/business owner for over 30 years; I have worked with many Fortune 500 leaders in my life, and I can honestly say the leadership of this school is top notch. The school continues to get better and better. I hope someday I''ll have grandchildren who will have the chance to go to Wellington.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15

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