Salisbury School

251 Canaan Road
Salisbury, CT 06068-0606
Tel: (860)435-5701
Grades: 9-12 | 305 students
Salisbury School is a college-preparatory boys’ boarding school for 300 students in northwestern Connecticut-two hours from New York City.
 The mission of Salisbury School is to educate young men by inspiring in each student an enthusiasm for learning and the self-confidence needed for intellectual, spiritual, physical, and moral development.
The close partnership of student and teacher encourages each young man to take pride in his accomplishments, to think critically and creatively, to participate actively in his own education, and to make responsible decisions for his future.
Salisbury School promotes service to others, trust and honesty, religious faith, and respect for ethnic, cultural, gender, and learning differences.
The school's spirit of community fosters long-lasting ties of friendship, healthy competition, and enjoyment of life.
Salisbury strives to graduate young men ready and eager to meet the challenges of college and adulthood with an appreciation of their responsibilities in the world community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1901

Student Body

Total Students 305 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Salisbury School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 11 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1200
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Most students wear khaki pants, shirt, tie, and blazer)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $51,900
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Peter Gilbert
Admissions Associate Brian Phinney


Total Sports Offered 18 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Cycling, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Paddle Tennis, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
Cross CountryCycling,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Paddle TennisRock Climbing,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Hotchkiss School (6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Indian Mountain School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Indian Mountain School (5.8 miles away)
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  • Lakeville
    Grades: PK-9 | 251 students
    5.8 miles
    211 Indian Mountain Road
    Lakeville, CT 06039
  • Lakeville
    Grades: 9-12 | 567 students
    6 miles
    Po Box 800
    Lakeville, CT 06039
  • Sheffield
    Grades: 9-12 | 394 students
    8 miles
    245 North Undermountain Road
    Sheffield, MA 01257
  • Amenia
    The Kildonan School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-12 | 91 students
    11.1 miles
    425 Morse Hill Road
    Amenia, NY 12501
  • Great Barrington
    Grades: 10-12 | 17 students
    13 miles
    389 Main St
    Great Barrington, MA 01230

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