New Hampton School

New Hampton School is a learning environment where happiness matters.
Our community celebrates students as individuals and independent thinkers, game-changers and global citizens, athletes, artists, and entrepreneurs.Here, they feel wholly welcomed, creatively inspired, motivated by empathy, and empowered by choice.Peers from 30 countries engage with, encourage, and honor one another.
With distinctive opportunities such as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, Project Week, Apple Distinguished School resources, experiential learning, exceptional athletics, stunning geography, and a challenging, individualized curriculum, students and faculty connect in an inclusive and innovative educational experience.At New Hampton School, a healthy, balanced and confident student body is at the heart of an excellent education.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-Based and Executive Functioning Learning Differences
Year Founded1821

Student Body

Total Students347 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 16%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size11 students
Number of AP Courses2 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$64,700
Tuition NotesDay students: $38,500
% on Financial Aid
44%
Average Financial Aid Grant$24,000
Acceptance Rate
40%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorWill McCulloch
Endowment Size$23 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered20 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, WeightliftingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryDance,
EquestrianField Hockey,
FootballFreestyle Skiing,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
Rock ClimbingSnowboarding,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Debate Club, Film Club, Future Business Leaders of America, Greenhouse Club, Health and Wellness, Math Club, Model UN, Philosophy Club, Recruitment Ambassadors, Robotics, Student Activities Council, Sustainability Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Husky TV, Literary Magazine, Theatre Tech

Recreational Athletic Programs:
3v3 Basketball, Dance Club, Fitness Club, Instructional Tennis, Outdoor Adventure, Recreational Golf, Skiing and Snowboarding, Yoga

School Notes

  • New Hampton School Mission: New Hampton School cultivates lifelong learners who will serve as active global citizens. We enhance the potential of students and promote academic success and development of caring community members. Our students are talented artists, athletes, and leaders who often learn best through hands-on experiences. If you're ready to GO BEYOND yourself, we're ready for you.
  • New Hampton was the first New England boarding school to be approved to offer the International Baccalaureate Program.
  • In 2010, The School introduced an iPad Pilot Program in 2010 and became a 1:1 iPad Program in 2012. NHS was named an Apple Distinguished School in 2013. Our values ground our school community and its programs, initiatives, and distinctive culture. We promote and engage students in purposeful self-exploration that models and encourages healthy risk-taking in the context of personal growth. Our school community commits itself to social equality and personal respect among all members of our school and extended community.
  • We honor and validate the diversity of all learners in our community, promoting understanding of the unique gifts each student possesses.
  • Our school community celebrates a genuine approach to campus living where we respect individuals for who they are and what they contribute to our school and extended community.
  • Our school reflects an on-going examination and refinement of our programs to place the school as a nationally recognized innovator among independent schools.
  • We expect all members of our school community to be forthright and honest, to maintain personal integrity in all relationships, and to embrace our core values of respect and responsibility.

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