The Hun School of Princeton

176 Edgerstoune Road
Princeton, NJ 08540-0854
Tel: (609)921-7600
Grades: 6-12 | 630 students
The Hun School of Princeton is a co-educational, private day and boarding school in Princeton, New Jersey.
On the 45-acre campus between Philadelphia and New York City, student-centered, hands-on learning prepare students for the global community in which they will live and work. The Hun School is comprised of 630 students in its Middle School, Upper School, and Postgraduate Program. The Hun School is home to students from twenty-three countries and eighteen states.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1914

Student Body

Total Students 630 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Hun School of Princeton Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
66%
Average Class Size 13 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $36,550
Tuition Notes Day student tuition - $36,550 Resident student tuition - $53,150 ESL Program - $12,500 Academic Learning Skills Program - $18,500
Admissions Director Steven C. Bristol

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
FencingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 54 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Acapella, Amnesty International, Backgammon Club, Black Student Union, Ceramics, Certamen - Latin and Mythology Competition League, Chemistry and Science Competition Club, Chess Club, Choir, Community Service Club, Craft Club, Dance, Diversity Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Film Club, Forensics – Speech and Debate, French Club, Gender and Sexuality Awareness Club, Girls’ Learn International, Guitar Club, Humans of Hun, Hun Culinary Club, Hun Gaming Society – World Domination League, Hun Model United Nations, Hun Review – Student Literature and Art Publication, Hun School Lookbook, Hun TV, International Exchange Club, Jewish Studies Club, KanJam Squad – Frisbee Competition Club, Knitting and Tea Club, Masala Club, Math Competition Club, Meditation Club, Middle Eastern Society, Mock Trial, Model Congress, Orchestra, Outdoor Club, Photography, Photography Club, Red Shield Society, STEM Club, Ski Club, Squash Club, Studio Art, The Edgerstounian – Yearbook, The Mall – Student Newspaper, The Mechanicals – Shakespeare Society, Theatre - drama and musical theatre, UNICEF Club, Winter Running Club, Young Alumni Association, Z-Squad: Zombie Apocalypse Weekend Acapella, Ceramics, Chess Club, Choir, Craft Club, Dance, Diversity Club, Film Club, French Club, Guitar Club, Humans of Hun, Hun TV, Masala Club, Mock Trial, Model Congress, Orchestra, Outdoor Club, Photography, STEM Club, Ski Club, Squash Club, Studio Art, UNICEF Club, Amnesty International,
Backgammon Club,
Black Student Union,
Certamen - Latin and Mythology Competition League,
Chemistry and Science Competition Club,
Community Service Club,
Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
Forensics – Speech and Debate,
Gender and Sexuality Awareness Club,
Girls’ Learn International,
Hun Culinary Club,
Hun Gaming Society – World Domination League,
Hun Model United Nations,
Hun Review – Student Literature and Art Publication,
Hun School Lookbook,
International Exchange Club,
Jewish Studies Club,
KanJam Squad – Frisbee Competition Club,
Knitting and Tea Club,
Math Competition Club,
Meditation Club,
Middle Eastern Society,
Photography Club,
Red Shield Society,
The Edgerstounian – Yearbook,
The Mall – Student Newspaper,
The Mechanicals – Shakespeare Society,
Theatre - drama and musical theatre,
Winter Running Club,
Young Alumni Association,
Z-Squad: Zombie Apocalypse Weekend,

School Notes

  • The Hun School of Princeton is a co-educational, private day and boarding school in Princeton, New Jersey. On the 45-acre campus between Philadelphia and New York City, student-centered, hands-on learning prepare students for the global community in which they will live and work. The Hun School is comprised of 635 students in its Middle School, Upper School, and Postgraduate Program. The Hun School is home to students from twenty-three countries and eighteen states.

Profile last updated: 11/20/2015

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