Horace Mann School John Dorr Nature Laboratory

Tel: (860)868-2230
Grades: 2 - 12 | 1330 students
Horace Mann seeks to educate and nurture its students and to help them fulfill their potential.
To attain this goal, the School provides a challenging and rigorous set of academic and extracurricular programs within a caring and supportive environment.
Students are encouraged to test and learn about themselves, to develop a concern for others and to grow intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally.
The School seeks to foster a capacity in each individual for clear and creative thought.
The School encourages students to understand that learning is a lifelong endeavor that is valuable in itself.
Horace Mann seeks a diverse student body and fosters a respect for individual and cultural differences.
Each student is encouraged to strive for self-esteem and confidence and to be respectful of others.
In addition, students learn that they must be responsible for their actions and for the decisions that they make.
In its role as a college preparatory school, Horace Mann emphasizes the Liberal Arts and prepares its students for leadership in a variety of fields and endeavors.
To accomplish this task, the School offers programs and activities that encourage excellence.
The School also maintains an outstanding faculty that represents both high scholarship and a deep concern for the total development of the individual.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 2 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 1330 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Horace Mann School John Dorr Nature Laboratory Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 391:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Glenholme School — Devereux Connecticut (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Glenholme School — Devereux Connecticut (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Washington Montessori School (3.2 miles away)
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  • Washington The Glenholme School — Devereux Connecticut
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    81 Sabbaday Lane
    Washington , CT , 06793
    (860)868-7377
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1.8  mi  |  81  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Washington Depot Rumsey Hall School
    (Nonsectarians)
    201 Romford Rd
    Washington Depot , CT , 06794
    (860)868-0535
    (Nonsectarians)
    2.1  mi  |  333  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Washington The Gunnery    
    (Nonsectarians)
    99 Green Hill Rd
    Washington , CT , 06793
    (860)868-7334
    (Nonsectarians)
    2.5  mi  |  273  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • New Preston Marble Dale Washington Montessori School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    240 Litchfield Tpke
    New Preston Marble Dale , CT , 06777
    (860)868-0551
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    3.2  mi  |  253  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Bethlehem The Woodhall School
    All-boys  (Nonsectarians)
    PO Box 550
    Bethlehem , CT , 06751
    (203)266-7788
    All-boys  (Nonsectarians)
    4.5  mi  |  39  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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