Dana Hall School
Dana Hall School Photo #3 - Dana Hall classes are discussion-based. Our all-girls environment makes each student feel heard and valued.
Dana Hall School Photo #7 - Dana Hall's visual artists are sensitive observers of themselves and the world around them.
Dana Hall School Photo #9 - The center of Wellesley is a five-minute walk from campus and is home to many shops and restaurants.
Located 12 miles west of Boston, Dana Hall School is a college preparatory boarding (grades 9-12) and day (grades 5-12) school for young women.
Placing primary emphasis upon sound academic education and upon the preparation of each individual for college and for life, the school balances exposure to new ideas and the challenge of analytical and creative thinking with concentration on the development of self-esteem, leadership, and respect for others.
As a school for girls, Dana Hall provides female students with a particularly advantageous environment for both education and self-development.
- Top Ranked MA School
- Grades: 5-12
- Students: 468 students
- Yearly Tuition: $47,787
- Acceptance rate: 40%
- Average class size: 12 students
- Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
Dana Hall School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for:
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
Number of AP Courses
List of Courses Offered
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Latin Catullus and Ovid, AP Latin Vergil, AP Mandarin, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. History
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
National avg.: 85%
Angela N. Brown
Total Sports Offered
Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
Big Sister / Little Sister, Blue Key, Bridge (gay/straight alliance), Chamber Singers, Chorus, Community Service Advisory Board, Dana Canvas, Dana Hall School of Music: Instrumental lessons, Dance, Dance Fitness: Hip-hop, Disciplinary Committee, Environmental Club, Farm Club, Gospel Choir, International Student Association, K2K (Kid to Kid tutoring), Life Guarding Certification, Model U.N., musical theatre, Peer Education, PRINTS: People Recognizing Injustices in Need of Thoughtful Solutions, Proctors, Riding, Robotics Club, Rock Climbing, SHADES (multicultural group), Ski Club, Spiritual Life: AGAPE and Kesher, Strength and Conditioning, Student Activities Committee, Student Council, Student Publications: (Mirage, Focus and Hallmanac), Swimming, tap, Ultimate Frisbee, Yoga
- Dana Hall School is committed to fostering excellence in academics, the arts, and athletics within a vibrant, caring community. With emphasis on integrity, leadership, diversity, and service as well as on respect for self and others, Dana Hall provides its students with a unique opportunity to prepare themselves for the challenges and choices they will face as women and citizens of the world.
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