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Ethel Walker School

Call: 860-408-4200
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Ethel Walker School
Ethel Walker School
Ethel Walker School
Ethel Walker School
Ethel Walker School

At a glance

Location Simsbury, CT
USA
Tuition $56,450
Grades 6-12 Students Receiving Aid -
Student Body Girls Total Aid Awarded -
Student/Faculty Ratio 5:1 Endowment $15,900,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate N/R

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 254

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 12

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 53*
Average SAT Score (Math) N/R
Average SAT Score (Verbal) N/R
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 16
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Boston MA Area
Southern Connecticut
Westchester NY Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
All Grades 6-12
Boarding Grades 9-12
Grade Divisions Primary
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Girls
Established 1911
Dress Code Casual
School Setting Suburban
Campus Size (Acres) 175
Head of School Elizabeth Cromwell Speers
Endowment $15,900,000

History

For over 100 years, Walker’s has been recognized as one of the nation’s finest college-preparatory schools for young women. Walker's welcomes girls in grades 6 through 12, with boarding students in grades 9-12 and day students in grades 6-12. The School empowers its students to lead with integrity, confidence, courage and conviction. Members of this diverse community are dedicated to scholarship, the arts, athletics, wellness and service.

Academics

Full Time Faculty 49
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 66%
Faculty with doctorate 2
Faculty with masters 26
Student/Faculty ratio 5:1
Average Class Size 12
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Anatomy
Biology
Computer Science
Economics
Equestrian Sports
European History
Government/Civics
Health
Philosophy
A.P. Courses Offered
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
Chinese Language & Culture
English Literature
European History
French Language
Human Geography
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Physics B
Psychology
Spanish Language
Spanish Literature
Statistics
US History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 254
Girls 254
% Boys/Girls 0%/100%
Boarding Students 138
Day Students 123
International
Australia
China
Germany
Korea
Mexico
Russia
Spain
Taiwan
United States
California
Connecticut
Florida
Hawaii
Illinois
Kentucky
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Virginia
Majority of students come from Other(All)
% of Students of Color 30%
% of International Students 19%

Admission

E-mail admission@ethelwalker.org
Web Address www.ethelwalker.org
Director of Admission Jenny Reynolds
Admission Application Apply to Ethel Walker School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 60
Application Deadline(s) January 15
Financial Aid Deadline(s) January 15
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admission Tests Accepted
ISEE
Other (PSAT/SAT)
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $41,000
Boarding Student Tuition $56,450
International Student Tuition $59,400

College Placement Office

Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Harvard, Dartmouth, Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon, Trinity, Northeastern, Holy Cross, Providence College, Cornell, Smith, Bates
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
basketball
equestrian
field hockey
golf
independent competitive sports
lacrosse
skiing (downhill)
soccer
softball
squash
swimming
tennis
volleyball
Recreational Sports
basketball
cross-country running
dance
equestrian
fitness
hiking
horseback riding
outdoor club/skills
skiing
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball
yoga
Extra-Curricular Activities
A Capella
African American Club
Asian Club
Astronomy Club
Audiovisual Club
Choir
Chorus
Community Service Program
Dance Club
Digital Photography Club
Dorm Proctors
Drama Club
Gay/Straight Alliance
Habitat for Humanity
Judiciary Board
Literary Magazine
Newspaper
Orchestra
Peer Tutoring
Photography Club
Spirit Club
Student Government
Tour Guides
Yearbook
Young Democrats
Young Republicans

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Contact Info

Phone 860-408-4200
Address 230 Bushy Hill Rd - Simsbury, CT 06070 USA
Website www.ethelwalker.org 
Email admission@ethelwalker.org 
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