Ethel Walker School

230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070-0607
Tel: (860)408-4200
Grades: 6-12 | 252 students
Since 1911, Walker's has been recognized as one of the nation's finest college-preparatory schools for young women.
The School empowers girls to lead with integrity, confidence, courage and conviction.
Members of this diverse community are dedicated to scholarship, the arts, athletics, wellness and service.
Walker's welcomes girls in grades 6 through 12. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1911

Student Body

Total Students 252 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Ethel Walker School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $55,650
Tuition Notes Middle School (Day only): $35,400 Upper School Day: $40,200 Upper School Boarding: $55,650 International Student: $58,600
Admissions Director Jenny Reynolds
Admissions Associate Kelly Babbidge


Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
EquestrianField Hockey,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is The Master's School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Cobb School Montessori (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Cobb School Montessori (0.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Simsbury
    Grades: NS-6 | 120 students
    0.1 miles
    112 Sand Hill Road
    Simsbury, CT 06070
  • Avon
    Grades: NS-8 | 115 students
    2.3 miles
    150 Fisher Dr
    Avon, CT 06001
  • West Simsbury
    Grades: NS-12 | 272 students
    2.3 miles
    36 Westledge Rd
    West Simsbury, CT 06092
  • Simsbury
    St. Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 210 students
    2.8 miles
    946 Hopmeadow Street
    Simsbury, CT 06070
  • Avon
    Grades: K-8 | 62 students
    2.9 miles
    324 Montevideo Rd
    Avon, CT 06001

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