Miss Porter's School

Sarah Porter founded Miss Porter's School in 1843 in Farmington. Miss Porter's School excels at preparing young women for college, for leadership, and for life.
Our attentive, diverse boarding and day community provides a demanding curriculum - academic, artistic, athletic, and residential.
We challenge our students to become informed, bold, resourceful, and ethical global citizens.
We expect our graduates to shape a changing world.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 335 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $66,400
  • Acceptance rate: 48%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1843

Student Body

Total Students
335 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Miss Porter's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
92%
Average Class Size
12 students
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1240
Average ACT score
27
Average Percentile SSAT
87%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(n/a)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Boarding - $66,400 Day - $53,470
% on Financial Aid
37%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$25,191
Acceptance Rate
48%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sarah Quinn
Endowment Size
$128 million

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School Notes

  • Sarah Porter founded Miss Porter's School in 1843 in Farmington. Miss Porter's School excels at preparing young women for college, for leadership, and for life.
  • Our attentive, diverse boarding and day community provides a demanding curriculum - academic, artistic, athletic, and residential.
  • We challenge our students to become informed, bold, resourceful, and ethical global citizens.
  • We expect our graduates to shape a changing world.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 335 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $66,400
  • Acceptance rate: 48%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Hartford County, CT is $20,557 for elementary schools and $35,059 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hartford County, CT is 63% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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