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  • The mission of Poly Prep Country Day School is to prepare students for college and for life by fostering learning, health, leadership, community responsibility, and, above all, character.
  • A day-long program of academics, physical education and athletics, arts, and extracurricular activities is guided by a strong, committed faculty, in a diverse school community, on campuses with outstanding facilities.
  • At Poly Prep, we believe in working toward the development of the whole person-health, mind, and character.
  • We also believe that such an education can only be obtained within a diverse learning community.
  • To this end, the school has dedicated itself to creating a genuinely heterogeneous student body, one that bridges differences and provides a vibrant and inclusive educational environment.
  • When students from different backgrounds work, learn, and succeed together, individual learning is enhanced, as are the prospects for the well-being of the immediate community, and for our society as a whole.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1854
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students1120 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Poly Prep Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers171 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
88%
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses19 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Literature, European History, French Language, French Literature, Latin, Physics B, Physics C, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, US History, World History, English Language, Music Theory
Average SAT score1382
Average ACT score32
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 19
Yearly Tuition Cost$48,800
Tuition NotesTuition varies according to the student's grade/year.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant$38,726
Admissions DirectorRebekah Sollitto
Admissions AssociateBen Kettering

Sports

Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess Club, Community Service, Cum Laude Society, Dance Team, Debate, Environmental Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, Habitat for Humanity, HIV/AIDS Awareness, Honor Council, Literary Magazine, Meeting of the Minds, Newspaper, Oasis Society, Peer Leadership, Peer Tutoring, Step Team, Student Government, Theater and Drama, Yearbook

School Notes

  • The mission of Poly Prep Country Day School is to prepare students for college and for life by fostering learning, health, leadership, community responsibility, and, above all, character. A day-long program of academics, physical education and athletics, arts, and extracurricular activities is guided by a strong, committed faculty, in a diverse school community, on campuses with outstanding facilities. At Poly Prep, we believe in working toward the development of the whole person-health, mind, and character. We also believe that such an education can only be obtained within a diverse learning community. To this end, the school has dedicated itself to creating a genuinely heterogeneous student body, one that bridges differences and provides a vibrant and inclusive educational environment. When students from different backgrounds work, learn, and succeed together, individual learning is enhanced, as are the prospects for the well-being of the immediate community, and for our society as a whole.

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