Westover School

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 184 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $69,700
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / Aug. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Westover School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild learning differences
Year Founded
1909
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
184 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
50%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Westover School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB/BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language & Culture, Computer Science A, English Language & Composition, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, Latin (Vergil), Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics 1/Physics 2, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art (2D Design), Studio Art (Drawing), U.S. Government & Politics, U.S. History, World History
Average SAT score
1280
(Out of 1600)
Average ACT score
29
(Out of 36)
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / Aug. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$71,800 is boarding tuition and $52,100 is day tuition. International is $74,000.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Dates: Two different two-week-long sessions available: Session 1: July 10 - July 21, 2023 Session 2: July 24 - August 4, 2023BOARDING PACKAGE (BEST VALUE!) $3000 per 2 week session *includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning and afternoon classes/activities, and Saturday off-campus field tripsALL DAY PACKAGE $2000 per 2-week session *includes breakfast, lunch, and both academic and afternoon classes/activitiesMORNING PACKAGE $1100 per 2-week session *includes breakfast and morning classesAFTERNOON PACKAGE $1100 per 2-week session *includes lunch and afternoon classes/activities
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Caitlyn Adams-Davis
Admissions Associate
Katie Leone
Endowment Size
$69 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
26 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
AGVC (Anti-Gun Violence Club), Amnesty International, Asian Culture Club, Bananagrams & More!, Coagess Yearbook, Community Service, Environmental Action, Girl Up, Model UN, Peer Support, Relay for Life, Save the Children, WALSA (Westover's African American & Latina Student Association, Women's Rights Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Glee Club, Gospel Choir, Handbell Ensembles, Lantern (art & literary magazine)

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance, Fitness & Strength Training, Outdoor Club, Physical Drama (stage combat, fencing, and dance), Physioball, Snowboarding & Skiing, Yoga, Zumba

School Notes

  • STRENGTH OF CHARACTER: We foster citizens of the worldwho are compassionate, brave, and resilient advocates for themselves and others.
  • WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT: We empower young womento take action as confident leaders by discovering their individual voices through exploration, reflection, and global awareness.
  • PASSION FOR LEARNING: We champion enthusiasm and engagementas we cultivate innate curiosity into an enduring love of learning.
  • COMMUNITY: We nurture inclusive, diverse, and welcoming communityrooted in our traditions. Through our shared experience, we forge meaningful, supportive, and enduring relationships.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Westover School cost?
Westover School's tuition is approximately $69,700 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Westover School?
The acceptance rate of Westover School is 60%, which is lower than the national average of 69%.
What sports does Westover School offer?
Westover School offers 14 interscholastic sports: Ballet, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis and Volleyball.
What is Westover School's ranking?
Westover School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for: Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Westover School?
The application deadline for Westover School is Jan. 15 / Aug. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 15 / Aug. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
As a student Westover empowered me to be unafraid to try new things, be resilient in the face of adversity and failure, and to strive for constant learning. As an alumna, Westover has enriched my life through the life-long relationships I've gained with amazing women and faculty.
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5  
My time at Westover included much more than a great education. I found life-long friendships, and who I was always meant to be.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 184 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $69,700
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / Aug. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in New Haven County, CT is $19,105 for elementary schools and $33,269 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Haven County, CT is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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