The Waring School is a liberal arts school for students in middle and high school (grades 6-12).
Our mission is to create and sustain a community of lifelong learners who are working together for the individual and the common good.
We assume that most learning in a lifetime takes place outside of school and that one of the purposes of school is to prepare an individual to learn on his or her own. We do not, consequently, think of school as an end in itself but as part of the continuum of a life-long process perpetually at work in each learner.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 153 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $32,000
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Year Founded
1972

Student Body

Total Students
153 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Waring School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
Advanced Courses
Calculus AB/BC, French Language and Culture, Studio Art
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition differs for 6-8th grade, for 9-11th grade, and for 12th grade.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Admissions Director
Shelley Morgan
Admissions Associate
Becky Schaeffer

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
College Bowl, Community Service, Current Events, Debate, Literary Journal, New England Math Club, Stewardship, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Portfolio, Brass Ensembles, Chamber Group, Jazz, Madrigals, Men's Chorus, Orchestra, Percussion, String, Theater, Women's Chorus

School Notes

  • Do not grade or rank
  • Narrative evaluations each semester
  • Status reports at midterm
  • Students receive Credit, No Credit or Honors
  • Honors level courses in grades 10-12
  • AP French & Calculus
  • 100% of graduates attend 4-year colleges
  • National Merit Scholarship Program: 30 Finalists or Semifinalists, 80 Commended Students, since 1972.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 153 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $32,000
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

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