Stuart Country Day School

Tel: (609)921-2330
Grades: NS-12 | 474 students
Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart serves girls grades K through 12 and offers a co-educational preschool program.
Stuart Country Day School is an independent college-preparatory school for girls governed by a lay and religious Board of Trustees.
Stuart is a member of the National and International Network of Sacred Heart Schools.
Stuart is dedicated to providing young women with a rigorous academic program and a supportive atmosphere in which to best develop their moral and intellectual lives.
The philosophy at Stuart includes the conviction that a truly educated woman responds to the needs of others through specific action motivated by her faith.
The Community Service Program is designed to help students learn about the different needs of the community and to respond to these needs with their gifts.
The goal of the program, in support of the Sacred Heart tradition, is to educate to a social awareness that impels to action and social change.
All Students in the Upper School have an ongoing community service requirement of 50 hours per year.
During a student's four years, she spends a minimum of two years working on a project outside of school and at least one year involved with the economically and/or socially disadvantaged.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1963

Student Body

Total Students 474 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Stuart Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses 15 courses
Average SAT score 2021
Average ACT score 28

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Kyle Morse
Admissions Associate Sue Beardsley


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyGolf,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Stuart is an independent K-12 school in Princeton, New Jersey, founded in 1963, just for girls. We believe that in developing the mind, body and spirit together, a Stuart education produces young women leaders who think critically, creatively and ethically. Our challenging curriculum takes advantage of the way girls learn in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math—as well as the arts, humanities and athletics. Stuart graduates go on to become confident, intelligent and articulate agents for positive change in our world.

Profile last updated: 10/21/2015

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5.0 Stars   07/03/13
The decision to send our daughter to middle school at Stuart, a decision made entirely by her mother, was the best educational/character development decision we have ever made on behalf of any of our five children. She is growing up right in front of our eyes!
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