Avon Old Farms School

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Avon Old Farms School Photo #1 - Avon Old Farms School is expert in educating boys. Since we are a single sex school, we use specialized learning methodologies focused on the areas of development that are critical to a young male in their adolescent years. This helps achieve greater success not only in the following four years of college, but the next forty years of their lives.
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Avon Old Farms School Photo #1 - Avon Old Farms School is expert in educating boys. Since we are a single sex school, we use specialized learning methodologies focused on the areas of development that are critical to a young male in their adolescent years. This helps achieve greater success not only in the following four years of college, but the next forty years of their lives.
Avon Old Farms School is a dynamic community of learning which challenges boys to stretch themselves and to explore untapped potential in their journey to manhood.
Mentored by a dedicated, talented faculty who offer successful models for our students to emulate, Avonians develop the self-confidence to cope with the anxieties of adolescence and to forge the critical foundations of adult identity.
Avon Old Farms School is an all boys college prep school that cultivates young men of integrity who honor wisdom, justice, service, and the pursuit of truth.
We promote intellectual, creative, and emotional growth in our students by providing a structured, supportive learning environment that encourages self-discovery and social responsibility.
Avon offers a thorough, straightforward, and structured program to students diverse in their academic abilities.
In their efforts to succeed, all students are at once challenged and supported by faculty members who are consistently available to students for extra help outside the classroom.
Avon believes that this approach, designed to nurture self-confidence and a healthy sense of self-worth, is excellent preparation for the demands and rigors of college.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 415 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $72,300
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Avon Old Farms School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
Year Founded
1927

Student Body

Total Students
415 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Avon Old Farms School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
61 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
39%
Admissions Director
Patrick Miller

Sports

School Notes

  • Avon Old Farms School is a dynamic community of learning which challenges boys to stretch themselves and to explore untapped potential in their journey to manhood.
  • Mentored by a dedicated, talented faculty who offer successful models for our students to emulate, Avonians develop the self-confidence to cope with the anxieties of adolescence and to forge the critical foundations of adult identity.
  • Avon Old Farms School strives to be the best school for boys by cultivating young men of integrity who honor wisdom, justice, service, and the pursuit of truth.
  • We promote intellectual, creative, and emotional growth in our students by providing a structured, supportive learning environment that encourages self-discovery and social responsibility.
  • Avon offers a thorough, straightforward, and structured program to students diverse in their academic abilities.
  • In their efforts to succeed, all students are at once challenged and supported by faculty members who are consistently available to students for extra help outside the classroom.
  • Avon believes that this approach, designed to nurture self-confidence and a healthy sense of self-worth, is excellent preparation for the demands and rigors of college.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Pete Seeger '36 - Award-winning musician/songwriter, environmentalist
    • David Bigelow '44 - Co-Chairman and Co-CEO R.C. Bigelow Tea Company
    • Richard Yates '44 - Novelist (Revolutionary Road), short story writer
    • Stephen Lash '58 - Chairman of Christie's, North and South America
    • Michael Nouri '64 - Broadway, film, television actor
    • John Garvey '78 - Garvey Spacecraft; former NASA rocket scientist
    • George Springer '08 - 2017 World Series Most Valuable Player MLB Multi-year All Star
    • Brian Leetch '86 - Hockey Hall of Fame, World Cup, Olympics; NY Rangers;
    • Kristian Bush ’88 - Musician -grammy award winning country music duo- Sugarland
    • Kevin McKernan ’91 - Scientist, Agencourt;Whitehead Institute-Genome Research;
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Avon Old Farms School cost?
Avon Old Farms School's tuition is approximately $72,300 for private students.
Who are famous alumni from Avon Old Farms School?
Avon Old Farms School famous alumni include: Pete Seeger '36, David Bigelow '44, Richard Yates '44, Stephen Lash '58, Michael Nouri '64, John Garvey '78, George Springer '08, Brian Leetch '86, Kristian Bush ’88 and Kevin McKernan ’91.
What sports does Avon Old Farms School offer?
Avon Old Farms School offers 15 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Weightlifting and Wrestling.
What is Avon Old Farms School's ranking?
Avon Old Farms School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Avon Old Farms School?
The application deadline for Avon Old Farms School is Jan. 15 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 15 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 415 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $72,300
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Hartford County, CT is $20,257 for elementary schools and $37,970 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hartford County, CT is 64% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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