Ethel Walker School

230 Bushy Hill Road,
Simsbury, CT, 06070-0607
     Tel: (860)408-4200
Grades: 6 - 12 | 265 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

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1911

Student Body

Total Students 265 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 26%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP 2-D Design, AP 3-D Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus (AB), AP Chemistry, AP Drawing, AP Economics, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Physics B, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History, 
Average SAT score 1724
Average ACT score 23
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $53,550
Tuition Notes Middle School (Day only): $34,000 Upper School Day: $38,600 Upper School Boarding: $53,550 International Student: $56,050
% on Financial Aid 42%
Admissions Director Missy Shea
Admissions Associate Jenny Reynolds

Sports

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,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashTennis,
Volleyball

Nearby 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)
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  • SimsburyThe Cobb School Montessori
    Montessori School
    112 Sand Hill Road
    SimsburyCT06070
    (860)658-1144
    Montessori School
    0.1 mi | 140 students | Gr. NS-6                      
  • AvonFarmington Valley Academy Montessori
    Montessori School
    150 Fisher Dr
    AvonCT06001
    (860)677-2403
    Montessori School
    2.3 mi | 115 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • West SimsburyThe Master's School
      (Christian)
    36 Westledge Rd
    West SimsburyCT06092
    (860)651-9361
      (Christian)
    2.3 mi | 382 students | Gr. NS-12                      
  • SimsburySt. Mary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    946 Hopmeadow Street
    SimsburyCT06070
    (860)658-9412
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.8 mi | 229 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • AvonTalcott Mountain Academy Of Science Mathematics
    Special Program Emphasis
    324 Montevideo Rd
    AvonCT06001
    (860)677-0035
    Special Program Emphasis
    2.9 mi | 62 students | Gr. K-8                      

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