Delbarton School

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Delbarton School Photo #1 - Old Main, a mansion built in 1880 as the summer residence of the Kountze family, is the centerpiece of Delbarton's 200 acre campus.
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Delbarton School Photo #1 - Old Main, a mansion built in 1880 as the summer residence of the Kountze family, is the centerpiece of Delbarton's 200 acre campus.
  • Delbarton School, an independent, Roman Catholic learning community conducted by the Benedictine monks of St. Mary's Abbey with their lay colleagues, welcomes young men in grades 7-12 from diverse backgrounds, and challenges them to pursue excellence, to develop leadership, and to build character by educating the whole person: mind, body, and spirit.
  • Our programs in the arts, activities, athletics and ministry aim to deepen student involvement in the life of the school beyond the classroom.
  • Delbarton seeks to enroll boys of good character who have demonstrated scholastic achievement and capacity for further growth.
  • In turn, the faculty strives to support each boy's efforts toward intellectual development and to reinforce his commitment to help build a community of accountable persons.
  • The faculty encourages each boy to become an independent seeker of information, not a passive recipient.
  • Each boy must assume responsibility for gaining both knowledge and judgment.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Year Founded1939
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students592 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeDelbarton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
38%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses26 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 28
Yearly Tuition Cost$38,900
% on Financial Aid
16%
Average Financial Aid Grant$26,225
Acceptance Rate
89%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr. David Donovan

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