Ethel Walker School

230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070-0607
     Tel: (860)408-4200
        
   
Grades: 6 - 12 | 259 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

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

Student Body

Total Students 259 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Ethel Walker School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 66%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
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 $56,450
Tuition Notes Middle School (Day only): $36,200 Upper School Day: $41,000 Upper School Boarding: $56,450 International Student: $59,400
Admissions Director Jenny Reynolds
Admissions Associate Kelly Babbidge

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)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SimsburyThe Cobb School Montessori
    Montessori School
    112 Sand Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860)658-1144
    Montessori School
    0.1 mi | 140 students | Gr. NS-6                      
  • AvonFarmington Valley Academy Montessori
    Montessori School
    150 Fisher Dr
    AvonCT 06001
    (860)677-2403
    Montessori School
    2.3 mi | 115 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • West SimsburyThe Master's School
      (Christian)
    36 Westledge Rd
    West SimsburyCT 06092
    (860)651-9361
      (Christian)
    2.3 mi | 382 students | Gr. NS-12                      
  • SimsburySt. Mary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    946 Hopmeadow Street
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860)658-9412
      (Roman Catholic)
    2.8 mi | 229 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • AvonTalcott Mountain Academy Of Science Mathematics
    Montessori School
    324 Montevideo Rd
    AvonCT 06001
    (860)677-0035
    Montessori School
    2.9 mi | 62 students | Gr. K-8                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Facebook Page Essentials
Facebook Page Essentials
Small private schools often feel that they cannot afford to market their schools. Facebook is free. Here is how to use it effectively.
Attributes Which Make Military Schools Special
What are the attributes which make 21st century military schools so special? We find out in this article.
Don't Forget These Admissions Deadlines
Getting into a private school is a time-consuming process. We look at the various deadlines involved.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Hartford County, CT is $6,946 for elementary schools and $25,502 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hartford County, CT is 66% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos