St. Luke's School

377 North Wilton Road
New Canaan, CT 06840-0684
     Tel: (203)801-4833
Grades: 5 - 12 | 549 students
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A St. Luke's School education prepares students for a lifelong commitment to learning and social responsibility.
The School sets high academic standards, stimulates individual talents and prepares students for a rewarding college experience.
St. Luke's recognizes that intellectual and personal growth occur both in and out of the classroom; therefore both academic and non-academic programs foster the pursuit of excellence, strength of character and a healthy self-image.
A friendly and diverse culture shapes all the endeavors of the community, encouraging responsible, caring relationships.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 12
Year Founded 1927

Student Body

Total Students 549 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade St. Luke

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 77%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, English Composition - Language & Composition, English Literature - Literature & Composition, European History, French, Government & Politics, Latin Vergil, Music Theory, Physics C, Spanish, Studio Art-2D, Studio Art-D, US History, 
Average SAT score 1270
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Nov. 30 / Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $36,540
Tuition Notes Student tuition for 2014-2015 Middle School: $36,540 Upper School: $38,230
% on Financial Aid 19%
Average Financial Aid Grant $25,000
Acceptance Rate 35%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ginny Bachman
Admissions Associate Michael Rupp


Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBaseball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Affinity Groups, Art Club (Middle and Upper School), Drama (Middle and Upper School), Model UN, Newspaper (Middle and Upper School), Student Government (Middle and Upper School), Yearbook Model UN, Yearbook, Affinity Groups,
Art Club (Middle and Upper School),
Drama (Middle and Upper School),
Newspaper (Middle and Upper School),
Student Government (Middle and Upper School),

School Notes:

Admission to St. Luke's is selective. Applicants are accepted on the basis of demonstrated intellectual curiosity, academic achievement, community and extracurricular involvement, and leadership. These are determined by school records, teacher recommendations, test results, personal essays, and an interview. St. Luke's also actively seeks to enroll students from a variety of backgrounds, whose unique perspectives and experiences enrich life at the School. Students are admitted to grades 5 through 12. Each applicant is carefully evaluated by the Admissions Committee to determine his/her ability to handle successfully the demands of the School's academic and extracurricular programs.

Profile last updated: 01/07/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Winston Preparatory School- Norwalk (6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Connecticut Friends School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Connecticut Friends School (2.5 miles away)
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