- Salisbury is a boys' school in northwestern Connecticut, two hours north of New York City.
- The program at Salisbury builds confidence and intellectual curiosity in boys. We believe strongly in the value of a single-sex environment and the purposefulness of nurturing success.
- Salisbury offers a traditional secondary school curriculum that is designed to prepare students for the rigors of college. Rich departmental course offerings are carefully designed to teach students to read and to write well, and to think independently as they achieve their full academic potential. Honors level and advanced placement courses are available for students seeking a more challenging curriculum. Many required courses also offer sections at a more moderate pace.
- Numerous resources are available to assist students in accomplishing his goals. Approximately 30% of our boys are enrolled in one-on-one tutoring in our Rudd Learning Center.
- Being a boarding school, Salisbury has a unique capacity to provide a transformative educational experience by fostering intentional, calibrated independence in a well-balanced, supportive, safe and healthy culture. As experts in educating boys, our dedicated faculty knows how boys learn best and will help each student achieve success in his individual pursuits.
- 95% of our 305 students board. Our facility is second to none; our academic and athletic facilities were built new or completely renovated in the last decade.
- Salisbury boys are confident, spirited, curious, loyal, gentlemen and brothers.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Offers Post-Graduate Year||Yes|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||305 students|
|Student Body Type||All-boys|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 21%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||66 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||12 students|
|Number of AP Courses||17 courses|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||AB Calculus, BC Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Science Principles, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, French, Latin, Microeconomics, Physics, Spanish, Statistics, US History, World History,|
|Average SAT score||1220|
|Average ACT score||27|
|Average Percentile SSAT||70%|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(Jacket and Tie for Classes Only)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Feb. 1 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$59,600|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$37,500|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Peter Gilbert|
|Admissions Associate||Tom Spinella|
|Endowment Size||$65 million|
|Total Sports Offered||20 sports|
|Sports||Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Cycling, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Paddle Tennis, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, WrestlingAlpine Skiing, Baseball,|
Crew, Cross Country,
Golf, Ice Hockey,
Lacrosse, Mountain Biking,
Paddle Tennis, Rock Climbing,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||31 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
A Cappella, Big Brothers, Chapel Choir, Chess Club, Chinese Culture Club, Community Service, Computers, Debate, Dorm Prefect, Dramatics, Entreprenurial Club, Filmmaking, Fishing Club, Fly Fishing, International Students Organization, Investment Club, Jazz Ensemble, Key Society, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Peer Leadership, Radio Station, Science Club, Spring Softball Club, Stage Crew, Student Activities, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Ultimate Frisbee, Vestry, Yearbook
- In 2001, Salisbury entered its second century of educating boys. Our school is home to one of the most beautiful campuses in New England. Salisbury's "Hilltop" is located in northwestern Connecticut's Berkshire Foothills.
- Boys at Salisbury are part of a close-knit community. From the moment they first arrive to the day they graduate, our students all play important roles in the life of the School. Salisbury provides an environment that allows each boy to find success and enjoy himself along the way.
- Almost $60 million dollars in campus improvements have transformed Salisbury's campus. The new academic, athletic and social facilities are remarkable. The Wachtmeister Field (Field Turf) added an all-weather athletic field in the fall of 2007. The Flood Athletic Center (hockey, basketball, wrestling, squash, locker rooms and fitness center) opened in the fall of 2009.
- Since 1946, the coed Salisbury Summer School has helped students improve their study skills, reading ability and written expression. An experienced faculty use a structured curriculum to help students become effective learners while also allowing for free time and recreation in the afternoons. In addition to the traditional academic program there are other exceptional programs: English and mathematics make-up credits, English as a Second Language, SAT preparation and arts and crafts.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- FairfieldGrades: 9-12 | 904 students
1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
- KentGrades: 9-12 | 572 students
Po Box 2006 I Macedonia Road
Kent, CT 06757
- MillbrookGrades: 9-12 | 286 students
131 Millbrook School Rd
Millbrook, NY 12545
- SheffieldGrades: 9-12 | 394 students
245 North Undermountain Road
Sheffield, MA 01257
- South KentGrades: 9-12 | 166 students
40 Bulls Bridge Road
South Kent, CT 06785
Salisbury was one of the best experiences I had. In fact, so impactful that I sent my two sons here 30 years later. The Campus is incredible and the location one of the most beautiful in all of New England, but it's the traditions and core values of the school that continue to impress me.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - cbartlett