Avon Old Farms School

  • 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.

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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)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students410 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Avon Old Farms School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Windsor
    Grades: 9-12 | 650 students
    11 miles
    4 Batchelder Road
    Windsor, CT 06095
    (860)687-6400
    11 9-12
    650
  • Worcester
    Grades: 6-12 | 590 students
    62.8 miles
    81 Providence Street
    Worcester, MA 01604
    (508)459-5841
    62.8 6-12
    590
  • New Milford
    Canterbury School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 328 students
    32.6 miles
    101 Aspetuck
    New Milford, CT 06776
    (860)210-3800
    32.6 9-12
    328
  • Washington
    Grades: 9-12 | 310 students
    26.6 miles
    99 Green Hill Rd
    Washington, CT 06793
    (860)868-7334
    26.6 9-12
    310
  • Watertown
    Grades: 9-12 | 587 students
    19.2 miles
    110 Woodbury Road
    Watertown, CT 06795
    (860)945-7777
    19.2 9-12
    587

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