Hopkins School

986 Forest Road
New Haven, CT 06515-0651
Tel: (203)397-1001
Grades: 7 - 12 | 710 students
Hopkins is a traditional, independent, coeducational day school of 710 students in grades 7-12.
The School began with a dedication to the "breeding up of hopeful youths for the public service of the country in future times." More than three centuries later, Hopkins School continues to fulfill its original mission, and "hopeful" – connoting both the promise and the expectation of future good – remains the word that defines our educational approach and animates our aspirations.
We define ourselves as a community of civility and learning, one that educates students from diverse backgrounds to a full measure of their talents and humanity.
We seek to develop in our young people the habits of mind of scholars as the foundation for a lifelong love of learning; foster the courage to live and think as distinct individuals who embrace their responsibilities in the larger world; expose every student to the deep satisfaction that derives from service to others; enlarge the educational experience to include the creative joy and aesthetic sensibility of the artist, and the vitality and competitive spirit of the athlete; provide, through the School's advisers, the wisdom and goodwill necessary to guide our young people to confident self-reliance; and nurture the development of character essential to leading a rich and purposeful life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Year Founded 1660

Student Body

Total Students 710 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 28%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Hopkins School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 124 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 2100
Average ACT score 32
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $35,500
% on Financial Aid 19%
Average Financial Aid Grant $29,150
Acceptance Rate 46%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Pamela R. McKenna
Admissions Associate Martha Venter

Sports

Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Water Polo, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
DivingFencing,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,
Water PoloWinter Track,
Wrestling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Children's Community Programs Of Ct (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Children's Community Programs Of Ct (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Yeshiva Of New Haven (1.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • New Haven
    Children's Community Programs Of Ct
    Alternative School (Christian)
    Grades: 6-12 | 44 students
    1 miles
    446a Blake St Ste 100
    New Haven, CT 06515
    (203)468-5316
    16-12
    44
  • New Haven
    Grades: PK-12 | 117 students
    1.2 miles
    765 Elm Street
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (202)777-2200
    1.2PK-12
    117
  • New Haven
    Grades: 9-12 | 86 students
    1.3 miles
    300 Norton St
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (203)789-4571
    1.39-12
    86
  • Woodbridge
    Grades: PK-KG | 59 students
    1.6 miles
    1666 Litchfield Tpke
    Woodbridge, CT 06525
    (203)397-8178
    1.6PK-KG
    59
  • New Haven
    Yale Child Study Center School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-10 | 14 students
    2 miles
    230 S Frontage Rd
    New Haven, CT 06519
    (203)688-5997
    21-10
    14

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