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The Williston Northampton School

Call: 413-529-3000
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The Williston Northampton School

At a glance

Location Easthampton, MA
Tuition $50,900
Grades 7-12 Students Receiving Aid 43.0%
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded $5,757,000
Student/Faculty Ratio 7:1 Endowment $40,000,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 35%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 544

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 13

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 49*
Average SAT Score (Math) 609
Average SAT Score (Verbal) 574
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 17
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Springfield MA Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
All Grades 7-12
Boarding Grades 7-PG
Grade Divisions Primary
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Established 1841
Dress Code Casual
School Setting Small Town
Campus Size (Acres) 125
Head of School Robert W. Hill III
Endowment $40,000,000

History

The Williston Northampton School is the result of the merger of two strong independent schools, Williston Academy and The Northampton School for Girls. Our campus is located in Easthampton, Massachusetts, a small Western Massachusetts city just four miles from downtown Northampton, two hours from Boston, and three hours from New York City.

Our location near Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst provides wonderful cultural and intellectual opportunities for faculty and students.

Academics

Full Time Faculty 65
Part Time Faculty 5
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 75%
Faculty with doctorate 3
Faculty with masters 40
Student/Faculty ratio 7:1
Average Class Size 13
Special Academic Support Programs
ESL
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American Literature
Art
Art History
Astronomy
Bible
Biology
Calculus
Chemistry
Chinese
Chorus
Community Service
Computer Math
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Dance
Discrete Math
Drama
Ecology
Economics
Electives
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
Equestrian Sports
Ethics
European History
Expository Writing
Film
Fine Arts
French
Genetics
Geometry
Government/Civics
Grammar
History
Humanities
Latin
Linear Algebra
Mathematics
Music
Music Theory
Philosophy
Photography
Physics
Physiology
Pre-calculus
Psychology
Religion
Science
Sculpture
Social Science
Social Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Statistics
Studio Art
Trigonometry
World Culture
World History
World Literature
Writing
A.P. Courses Offered
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Comp. Government & Politics
Computer Science A
English Language
English Literature
French Language
Latin: Vergil
Microeconomics
Physics B
Physics C
Psychology
Spanish Language
Statistics
US History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 544
% Boys/Girls 50/50
International
Australia
Brazil
China
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Jamaica
Japan
Korea
Other (Bermuda)
Phillipines
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
United States
California
Connecticut
Delaware
Dist. of Columbia
Florida
Illinois
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Majority of students come from Northeast
% of Students of Color 13%
% of International Students 18%

Admission

E-mail admission@williston.com
Web Address www.williston.com
Director of Admission Christopher J. Dietrich
Admission Application Apply to The Williston Northampton School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 50
Application Deadline(s) Jan
Financial Aid Deadline(s) February 1st
Financial Aid Awarded $5,757,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 43.0%
Acceptance Rate 35%
Total Applicants 807
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 45%
Admission Tests Accepted
ISEE
Other (PSAT)
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $28,300
Boarding Student Tuition $50,900

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 609
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 574
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 591
Average ACT Score 25
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
other (Equestrian)
skiing (downhill)
soccer
softball
squash
swimming
tennis
track and field
volleyball
water polo
wrestling
Recreational Sports
dance
fitness
other (Judo)
yoga
Extra-Curricular Activities
A Capella
Chorus
Community Service Program
Dance Club
Dorm Proctors
Drama Club
French Club
Gay/Straight Alliance
Habitat for Humanity
International Club
Judiciary Board
Literary Magazine
National Honor Society
Newspaper
Orchestra
Peer Tutoring
Recycling Club
School Band
Spanish Club
Student Government
Tour Guides
Volunteer Club
Yearbook

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Contact Info

Phone 413-529-3000
Address 19 Payson Ave - Easthampton, MA 01027
Website www.williston.com 
Email admission@williston.com 
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