Westover School

1237 Whittemore Road
Middlebury, CT 06762-0676
Tel: (203)577-4521
Grades: 9-12 | 210 students
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Westover is a selective boarding school of about 200 girls, grades 9-12, located in a classic New England town near New York City.
We prepare our students to meet the challenges of the world and the world's best colleges.

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

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
69%
Average Class Size 11 students
Number of AP Courses 25 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Art History, Biology, Calculus AB/BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language & Culture, Computer Science A, English Language & Composition, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, Latin (Vergil), Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics 1/Physics 2, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art (2D Design), Studio Art (Drawing), U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History, World History,
Average SAT score 2075
Average ACT score 27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No blue jeans. )

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $52,350
Tuition Notes $52,350 is boarding tuition and $37,650 is day tuition.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Acceptance Rate
46%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Sara Sykes
Admissions Associate Samantha Mallette

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:

  • The mission of Westover School is to provide an environment which inspires the intellectual, artist, athlete, and philosopher in each student. Westover challenges young women to think independently, to embrace diversity, and to grow intellectually and spiritually. Westover encourages integrity, responsibility, and commitment to community in every student. Westover is a selective boarding school of about 200 girls, grades 9-12, located in a classic New England town near New York City. We prepare our students to meet the challenges of the world and the world's best colleges.

Profile last updated: 09/17/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Cross High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chase Collegiate School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Wee Care Nursery & Day Care (2.1 miles away)
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  • Waterbury
    Wee Care Nursery & Day Care
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 140 students
    2.1 miles
    72 Lakeside Blvd West
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)754-9391
    2.1NS-PK
    140
  • Waterbury
    Holy Cross High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 698 students
    2.9 miles
    587 Oronoke Rd
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)757-9248
    2.99-12
    698
  • Waterbury
    Grades: PK-12 | 440 students
    3.2 miles
    565 Chase Parkway
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)236-9560
    3.2PK-12
    440
  • Waterbury
    Grades: PK-8 | 217 students
    3.7 miles
    386 Robinwood Rd
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)756-5313
    3.7PK-8
    217
  • Waterbury
    Grades: PK-8 | 275 students
    3.8 miles
    645 Congress Ave
    Waterbury, CT 06708
    (203)755-6809
    3.8PK-8
    275

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