Hunter McGuire Lower School of Stuart Hall

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  • Hunter McGuire seeks to instill in its students high standards for scholarship, integrity, leadership, and citizenship.
  • Through a challenging child-centered curriculum offered in a stimulating, discovery-oriented environment, students grow to become enthusiastic learners, creative problem-solvers, and disciplined thinkers.
  • A carefully designed program of academic excellence and an extensive, integrated enrichment program provides a foundation for lifelong learning.
  • Hunter McGuire School believes that character building and respect for ones self as well as respect for the unique qualities of others are vital for the development of the whole child.
  • In a nurturing environment that embraces diversity and fosters unity, children learn the values of honesty, personal responsibility, compassion, and service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded1987

Student Body

Total Students310 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeHunter McGuire Lower School of Stuart Hall Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
25%
Average Class Size17 students
Average SAT score1200
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,100
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,200
Admissions DirectorAnn Snyder
Admissions AssociateAlisa Loughlin

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.basketball, chess club, socce

School Notes

  • Challenging Academic Program
  • Art, Music, Technology, Spanish, and PE
  • Bus Service
  • Emphasis on Scholarship, Citizenship, Leadership
  • Financial Aid Available
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