St. Paul`s School is a co-educational, fully residential high school founded in 1856.
We are an Episcopal school, welcoming of all faiths, made up of approximately 540 students from all over the world.
We are a community of students and teachers and families, who live and learn together.
We try to live by our School Prayer, which urges kindness and an eagerness to "bear the burdens of others." St. Paul`s is academically rigorous, but staffed with teachers who take the time to know the whole student, whether in the classroom, in the dormitory, on the athletic fields, or along one of the many paths that wind through the 2,000 acre campus.
At the heart of our academic program is a commitment to learner-centered instruction in which students make discoveries for themselves with guidance from and in partnership with their teachers.
In the St. Paul`s classrooms, you will be surrounded by other students and teachers who share your passion for learning. You will be challenged by a curriculum that offers unsurpassed opportunities.
You will build the knowledge and skills that will carry you with confidence to college and beyond.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 536 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $62,000
  • Acceptance rate: 14%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1856

Student Body

Total Students
536 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
45%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
St. Paul's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
117 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
73%
Average Class Size
12 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced Chemistry, Advanced Chinese, Advanced French, Advanced German, Advanced Japane
Average SAT score
1376
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
39%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$56,206
Acceptance Rate
14%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Derek Johnson
Endowment Size
$743 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
63 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
@SPSVogue, 13 Blues and Islands Caribbean Affinity Group, American Sign Language Club, Angler’s Society, Asian Society, Braille Club, Chess Club, Chinese Society, Classical Film Society, Classics Society, Common Ground, Cooking Cultures Club, Criminal Justice Reform Group, Dairy Appreciation Society, Debate, Deli Line, Eco Action, Engineering and Robotics Club, Entrepreneurs Club, Fly Tying Club, Funkdefied, GAINS, GSA, Horae Scholasticae, Humans of SPS, iLaf, Indian Society, International Society, Investing Club, Japanese Society, Justice and Social Equity for Asians and Asian Americans, Kitchen Society, LatinX, LettuceHeads, Mock Trial, Model UN, Onyx, Physics & Astronomy Club, Plant Appreciation Society, Ski Club, Sports Appreciation and Debate, SPS Boxing Club, SPS Tech, Student Cultural Alliance, Surf Club, Tea and Coffee Club, The Biology Society, The Minecraft Society, The Pelican, The Testostertones, The UNICEF Club, The Voyager, Tides, Transitions, Ultimate Frisbee Spikeball Champions League Society Club Team, Vibes, Women of Color, WSPS, Yoga Club, Young Democrats, Young Independents, Young Republicans, Young Women’s Club

School Notes

  • St. Paul`s School is a co-educational, fully residential high school founded in 1856.
  • We are an Episcopal school, welcoming of all faiths, made up of approximately 540 students from all over the world.
  • We are a community of students and teachers and families, who live and learn together.
  • We try to live by our School Prayer, which urges kindness and an eagerness to "bear the burdens of others." St. Paul`s is academically rigorous, but staffed with teachers who take the time to know the whole student, whether in the classroom, in the dormitory, on the athletic fields, or along one of the many paths that wind through the 2,000 acre campus.
  • At the heart of our academic program is a commitment to learner-centered instruction in which students make discoveries for themselves with guidance from and in partnership with their teachers.
  • In the St. Paul`s classrooms, you will be surrounded by other students and teachers who share your passion for learning. You will be challenged by a curriculum that offers unsurpassed opportunities.
  • You will build the knowledge and skills that will carry you with confidence to college and beyond.
Profile last updated: 09/30/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 536 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $62,000
  • Acceptance rate: 14%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

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