Horace Mann School John Dorr Nature Laboratory

  • Horace Mann seeks to educate and nurture its students and to help them fulfill their potential.
  • To attain this goal, the School provides a challenging and rigorous set of academic and extracurricular programs within a caring and supportive environment.
  • Students are encouraged to test and learn about themselves, to develop a concern for others and to grow intellectually, physically, socially and emotionally.
  • The School seeks to foster a capacity in each individual for clear and creative thought.
  • The School encourages students to understand that learning is a lifelong endeavor that is valuable in itself.
  • Horace Mann seeks a diverse student body and fosters a respect for individual and cultural differences.
  • Each student is encouraged to strive for self-esteem and confidence and to be respectful of others.
  • In addition, students learn that they must be responsible for their actions and for the decisions that they make.
  • In its role as a college preparatory school, Horace Mann emphasizes the Liberal Arts and prepares its students for leadership in a variety of fields and endeavors.
  • To accomplish this task, the School offers programs and activities that encourage excellence.
  • The School also maintains an outstanding faculty that represents both high scholarship and a deep concern for the total development of the individual.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 2-12

Student Body

Total Students1330 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Horace Mann School John Dorr Nature Laboratory Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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  • Easton
    Grades: PK-12 | 222 students
    26.9 miles
    660 Morehouse Road
    Easton, CT 06612
    (203)268-5530
    26.9 PK-12
    222
  • Greenwich
    Grades: PK-9 | 864 students
    46.7 miles
    401 Old Church Rd
    Greenwich, CT 06830
    (203)863-5600
    46.7 PK-9
    864
  • Greenwich
    Grades: NS-12 | 233 students
    43.2 miles
    257 Stanwich Rd
    Greenwich, CT 06830
    (203)542-0000
    43.2 NS-12
    233
  • New Canaan
    Grades: NS-9 | 600 students
    38 miles
    635 Frogtown Road
    New Canaan, CT 06840
    (203)972-0771
    38 NS-9
    600
  • Trumbull
    Grades: K-12 | 450 students
    30 miles
    575 White Plains Rd
    Trumbull, CT 06611
    (203)261-6230
    30 K-12
    450

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