Miss Porter's School

Tel: (860)409-3500
Grades: 9-12 | 311 students
Sarah Porter founded Miss Porter's School in 1843 in Farmington.
Miss Porter's School excels at preparing young women for college, for leadership, and for life.
Our attentive, diverse boarding and day community provides a demanding curriculum — academic, artistic, athletic, and residential.
We challenge our students to become informed, bold, resourceful, and ethical global citizens.
We expect our graduates to shape a changing world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Laboratory Schools
Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1843

Student Body

Total Students 311 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Miss Porter's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
Average SAT score 1939
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(specified standards)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $50,455
Tuition Notes Boarding - $50,455 Day - $40,245
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $27,817
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Liz Schmitt

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Nw Village School-wheeler Clinic (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Joni's Child Care & Preschool (2.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Farmington KinderCare (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Farmington
    Farmington KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 55 students
    1.5 miles
    35 South Rd.
    Farmington, CT 06032
  • Farmington
    Grades: PK-KG | 20 students
    2.3 miles
    3 Eastview Dr
    Farmington, CT 06032
  • Farmington
    Scott Swamp KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    2.4 miles
    197 Scott Swamp Rd.
    Farmington, CT 06032
  • Plainville
    Nw Village School-wheeler Clinic
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 212 students
    3.3 miles
    91 Northwest Drive
    Plainville, CT 06062
  • New Britain
    Pope John Paul Ii
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 202 students
    3.4 miles
    221 Farmington Ave
    New Britain, CT 06053

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