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Hampshire Country School Photo #1 - Island Pond is regularly used for canoeing and fishing.
Hampshire Country School is a small, friendly boarding school for about 20 boys of elementary and middle-school age.
It is a place of wholesome laughter and play, where boys who may have been isolated and lonely elsewhere will fit, thrive, and learn the fun of life and learning.
It is especially suitable for boys of high intellectual ability who have had serious difficulty meeting behavior expectations in large, socially complex schools, including boys with ADHD, NVLD, and Asperger's.
Traditional elementary and secondary courses are taught in classes of about 4 students.
Recreation-level sports and activities are designed for fun and learning.
The rustic 1700 acre campus includes forests, lakes, streams, and a small farm.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NH School
  • Grades: 3-10
  • Students: 21 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $61,500
  • Acceptance rate: 40%
  • Average class size: 4 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Hampshire Country School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Hampshire for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 3-10
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Difficulties related to superior ability, NVLD, ADHD, Asperger
Year Founded
1948
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
21 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Hampshire Country School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size
4 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Collared shirts for classes. Jackets and ties for formal occasions.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
All-inclusive tuition includes room, board, most activities, laundry, and most school supplies.The school does not offer financial aid.
Summer Program Cost
$5,000
Acceptance Rate
40%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
William Dickerman
Endowment Size
$1 million

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
board games, care of farm animals, strategy games

Arts and Music Programs:
music lessons (piano, brass, singing)

Recreational Athletic Programs:
canoeing, hiking, Recreational sports and outdoor games, skiing

School Notes

  • Can be a good choice for certain high ability boys who might also have  ADHD, autism spectrum issues, nonverbal learning disabilities, or executive function difficulties,
  • Best entering ages: 8- to 11-years-old
  • Typical class size: 3 to 6 students Typical dorm-group size: 5 to 8 students
  • All students are boarding students. Most faculty live on campus.
  • Students come from all regions of the U.S.A., plus American students living abroad.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NH School
  • Grades: 3-10
  • Students: 21 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $61,500
  • Acceptance rate: 40%
  • Average class size: 4 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Cheshire County, NH is $14,381 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cheshire County, NH is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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