The Winchendon School

Tel: (978)297-1223
Grades: 9-12 | 236 students
The Winchendon School, a coeducational multicultural community, provides college-bound students of good character and promise with the eseential study skills and learning strategies that propel each student to achieve academic success.  Small classes, a personalized approach, and flexible guidance and support systems are intended to stimulate an interest in learning and to teach students that they themselves are the most valuable contributors to their own education.

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 Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1926

Student Body

Total Students 236 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade The Winchendon School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size 7 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
Average SAT score 1500
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $52,000
Tuition Notes Day tuition is $29,530.
Average Financial Aid Grant $20,000
Acceptance Rate
40%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ellyn Baldini
Admissions Associate Karen Oravainen

Sports

Total Sports Offered 21 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, WeightliftingAlpine SkiingBadminton,
BaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
EquestrianFigure Skating,
Freestyle SkiingGolf,
Ice HockeyIndoor Soccer,
LacrosseNordic Skiing,
SnowboardingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisVolleyball,
Weightlifting

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Journalism, Photography, Digital Media, Acappella Singers, Jazz Ensemble, Aerobics, Community Service, Yearbook, Painting, Drawing, Ceramics Journalism, Photography, Digital Media, Jazz Ensemble, Aerobics, Yearbook, Painting, Drawing, Ceramics, Acappella Singers,
Community Service,

School Notes:

  • The Winchendon School, a coeducational multicultural community, provides college-bound students of good character and promise with the eseential study skills and learning strategies that propel each student to achieve academic success.  Small classes, a personalized approach, and flexible guidance and support systems are intended to stimulate an interest in learning and to teach students that they themselves are the most valuable contributors to their own education.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Cushing Academy (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cottage Hill Academy (4.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Holy Family Academy (7.2 miles away)
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  • Ashburnham
    Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
    3.5 miles
    PO Box 8000, 39 School Street
    Ashburnham, MA 01430
    (978)827-7300
    3.59-12
    400
  • Baldwinville
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    Grades: 7-12 | 8 students
    4.6 miles
    Po Box 38
    Baldwinville, MA 01436
    (978)652-1117
    4.67-12
    8
  • Rindge
    Grades: K-8 | 50 students
    5.5 miles
    13 North Street
    Rindge, NH 03461
    (603)899-6700
    5.5K-8
    50
  • Rindge
    Grades: 3-12 | 25 students
    6.7 miles
    28 Patey Circle
    Rindge, NH 03461
    (603)899-3325
    6.73-12
    25
  • Gardner
    Grades: KG-8 | 175 students
    7.1 miles
    53 Lynde St
    Gardner, MA 01440
    (978)632-0950
    7.1KG-8
    175

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