King School

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1865
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesSee website for fees per program.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students695 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers142 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses27 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced Courses2-D Art and Design, 3-D Art and Design, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language, Comparative Government and Politics, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, Drawing, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, French Language and Culture, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics C, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Literature and Culture, Statistics, U.S. History, World History: Modern
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 13 / Jan. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$45,290
Tuition NotesTo learn more and see fees per grade, visit:
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorNina Newman


Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.42 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Canstruction, Chinese Club, Community Service Projects, Debate Club, Environmental Club, Film Club, French Club, HOPE (Helping Other People Excel), King Ambassadors, KSPCA (King's Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Math Team, Milestone/Spectrum, Model UN, Music Club, Reselling/Resale Club, Robotics Club, Rocketry Club, Socrates Cafe, Stamford PEACE, STEM Club, Student Activities, Student Council, Yearbook, Young Democrats Club, Young Republicans Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Design Technology, Drawing and Painting, Instrumental Music, Music Appreciation Club, Music Songwriters Club, Project Music, Public Speaking, Theater, Theatre Club, Vocal Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance, Fitness, Strength and Conditioning, Swimming, Yoga

School Notes

  • At King School, we seek more than achievement for our students.  We open minds and spark courageous thinking. Every day, our students discover and forge their unique paths to excellence, as we teach, guide, and cheer them on. Because when we set better standards for both the experience and outcomes of education, students cultivate the insights and heart to own their future.   
  • When children are told there are only a few achievements worth striving for, and that their friends are really their competitors, their creativity and independence are stifled. At King, we set a better standard by daring young people to ask more of their education than a race to the finish. Our better way to be your best means amplifying students` passions and uncovering the talents they don`t yet know they have. King students celebrate achievement within community, and know that their King experience will take them wherever they want to go. 
  • When students are known, supported, and understood at a school, they feel more confident in exploring new things and taking risks. As a result, they are more likely to discover new strengths and push beyond what`s required to "make the grade." King students pursue meaningful research, boldly intertwine academic subjects, and share their learning in diverse formats. They deepen their understanding through the give and take of different perspectives. King students discover a better way to be their best.

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