Rumsey Hall School

  • The school mission is "To help each child develop to his or her maximum stature as an individual, as a family member and as a contributing member of society." Rumsey Hall prepares its students for the discipline required in secondary schools and beyond, through small classes, a tightly-knit dormitory life, a wide range of sports, extracurricular programs and sound academics.

Top Placements

Rumsey Hall School places among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-9
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1900
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students322 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeRumsey Hall School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
51%
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants and jacket)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$57,890
Tuition NotesBoarding tuition does not include, books, laundry and special classes for ESL and Language Skills support.
% on Financial Aid
21%
Acceptance Rate
65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBenjamin R. Tuff
Admissions AssociateJennifer Kolpak

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Cycling, Field Hockey, Football, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballClimbing,
CrewCross Country,
CyclingField Hockey,
FootballIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
SnowboardingSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
VolleyballWrestling,
Show me:
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Danbury
    Wooster School
    Wooster School Photo - Wooster School's James Marshall Chapel
    (Episcopal)
    Grades: NS-12 | 350 students
    23.8 miles
    91 Miry Brook Rd
    Danbury, CT 06810
    (203)830-3916
    23.8 NS-12
    350
  • Wallingford
    Grades: 9-12 | 846 students
    29.4 miles
    333 Christian Street
    Wallingford, CT 06492
    (203)697-2239
    29.4 9-12
    846
  • Watertown
    Grades: 9-12 | 606 students
    10.2 miles
    110 Woodbury Road
    Watertown, CT 06795
    (860)945-7777
    10.2 9-12
    606
  • Bethel
    Grades: PK-8 | 165 students
    21.5 miles
    24 Dodgingtown Rd
    Bethel, CT 06801
    (203)744-2922
    21.5 PK-8
    165
  • Brookfield
    Christian Life Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-8 | 125 students
    16.4 miles
    133 Junction Rd
    Brookfield, CT 06804
    (203)775-5191
    16.4 PK-8
    125

School Reviews

Endorse Rumsey Hall School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
What is a lab school? It's a K-12 school or school with some variation of those grades which is operated by a university or college.
Helicopter, velcro and snowplow parents can't stand the thought of their children having difficulty with anything. Over-protective parents come in several flavors. More here.
Raising money for your small school never seems to end. There is always some pressing need. And a few long-term ones as well. We offer some tips, suggestions and strategies to help you tackle this important aspect of your school's financial situation.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Connecticut is $15,665 for elementary schools and $31,005 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Connecticut is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).