The Putney School

  • The Putney School is an independent, coeducational, boarding and day school for grades 9-12.
  • At The Putney School, you will learn to think independently and communicate with clarity and conviction.
  • You will read, reflect, reason, and write a great deal.
  • In time, you will begin to see the world as a realm of infinite lessons to be understood and valued.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Year Founded 1935

Student Body

Total Students 226 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 8%
Students by Grade The Putney School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $38,600
Tuition Notes Day students: $25,100
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Rick Cowan
Admissions Associate Lois Barber
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School Reviews

5  12/7/2015
Putney is a wonderful and nurturing school with a fantastic arts program. It's been more than 10 years since I graduated and every passing year increases my understanding of what a special place Putney is and how blessed I was to attend. I received so much personal, academic, and creative support. I was given space and fantastic resources to discover myself as a person and an artist. I met lifelong friends and mentors. I was taught the value of hard work and time management. They met the superficial 'prep school' goal of helping me get into a top college. Going to Putney altered the course of my life in a wonderful way. I am forever in their debt.
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