Westover School

1237 Whittemore Road
Middlebury, CT 06762-0676
     Tel: (203)577-4521
        
   
Grades: 9 - 12 | 206 students
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Westover School, located in a classic New England town ninety miles from New York City, is a selective boarding and day school with 206 girls from 19 countries and 18 states.
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With over twenty-two AP's as well as signature programs in science, engineering, art history, financial education, and music, we prepare our students to meet the academic challenges of both the world and the world's best colleges.
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At Westover, girls find their passions, their friends, and their futures through our dynamic and diverse community. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1909

Student Body

Total Students 206 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Westover School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 63%
Average Class Size 11 students
Number of AP Courses 22 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses American Government and Politics and Comparative Government and Politics, Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language & Culture, Computer Science A, English Language & Composition, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, Human Geography, Latin (Vergil), Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics B, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art (2D Design), Studio Art (Drawing), U.S. History, 
Average SAT score 1747
Average ACT score 27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $52,350
Tuition Notes $52,350 is boarding tuition and $37,650 is day tuition.
% on Financial Aid 54%
Average Financial Aid Grant $27,289
Admissions Director Sara Sykes

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Ballet, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBalletBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
Field HockeyGolf,
LacrosseRock Climbing,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Aerobics, Amnesty International, Coagess Yearbook, Community Service, Dance, Environmental Action, Fitness & Strength Training, Glee Club, Gospel Choir, Handbell Ensembles, Lantern (art & literary magazine), Peer Support, Physical Drama (stage combat, fencing, and dance), Physioball, Relay for Life, Snowboarding & Skiing, The Wick (school newspaper), WALSA (Westover's African American & Latina Student Association, Women's Rights Club, Yoga, Zumba Aerobics, Dance, Glee Club, Gospel Choir, Peer Support, Physioball, Relay for Life, Yoga, Zumba, Amnesty International,
Coagess Yearbook,
Community Service,
Environmental Action,
Fitness & Strength Training,
Handbell Ensembles,
Lantern (art & literary magazine),
Physical Drama (stage combat, fencing, and dance),
Snowboarding & Skiing,
The Wick (school newspaper),
WALSA (Westover's African American & Latina Student Association,
Women's Rights Club,

School Notes:

Westover is a selective boarding and day school of 206 girls, grades 9-12, located in a classic New England town 90 miles from New York City. We prepare our students to meet the challenges of the world's top colleges. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Westover has a dynamic and diverse student body of 206 girls from 18 states and 19 countries, with plenty of course and extracurricular offerings to encourage students to expand thinking and problem solving skills in a rigorous, yet collaborative learning environment. Westover is a community of scholars and a gathering of students and teachers whose shared efforts and goals result in a broad, deep, and durable education. Westover offers many signature programs: WISE (Women in Science and Engineering), a co-curricular program with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; a music program with the Manhattan School of Music; SOMSI (Sonja Osborn Museum Studies Internship), an internship program in conjunction with the Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, Connecticut; OSG (Online School for Girls), online courses for students taught by consortium faculty; IIG (Invest in Girls), a program offering students financial education workshops and one-on-one mentoring with financial professionals; and the Westover Poets Program. In addition to our signature programs, Westover offers formal exchanges with schools in Australia, England, France, Jordan, South Africa, and Spain.

Profile last updated: 05/25/2015

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