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Walnut Hill School for the Arts

Call: 508-650-5020
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Walnut Hill School for the Arts
Walnut Hill School for the Arts
Walnut Hill School for the Arts
Walnut Hill School for the Arts
Walnut Hill School for the Arts

At a glance

Location Natick, MA
Tuition $53,000
Grades 9-12 Students Receiving Aid 42%
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded -
Student/Faculty Ratio - Endowment $16,000,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 46%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 295

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 14

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 14*
Average SAT Score (Math) N/R
Average SAT Score (Verbal) N/R
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs -
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Boston MA Area
Program Emphasis Art School
Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
Small Boarding School
All Grades 9-12
Boarding Grades 9-PG
Grade Divisions Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Established 1893
Dress Code None
School Setting Suburban
Head of School Antonio Viva
Endowment $16,000,000

History

Walnut Hill School for the Arts is an international leader in the education of young artists. We combine renowned training in five artistic disciplines—creative writing, dance, music, theater, and visual art—with an innovative and rigorous college-preparatory curriculum. At Walnut Hill, young artists learn how to work hard in order to excel in the arts, in academics, and in life. The School is located right outside the vibrant city of Boston, and students have a wide variety of opportunities to perform and exhibit their work, while being supported by talented faculty members who have studied, performed, and achieved at the highest levels of their fields. Our students have an excellent record of placement in leading colleges, universities, art schools, and conservatories worldwide.

Academics

Full Time Faculty 36
Part Time Faculty 5
Faculty with doctorate 4
Faculty with masters 25
Average Class Size 14
Special Academic Support Programs
ESL
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
Art
Art History
Biology
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Choir
Creative Writing
Dance
Drama
Earth Science
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Fine Arts
French
Geometry
Health
Mathematics
Music
Music Composition
Music Theory
Other (Ballet)
Photography
Physics
Pre-calculus
Science
Sculpture
Spanish
Statistics
Studio Art
Trigonometry
World History
Writing

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 295
% Boys/Girls 30/70
International
Brazil
Canada
China
Ecuador
France
Germany
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Netherlands
Other (Panama; Colombia; Ireland; Cambodia)
Phillipines
Switzerland
Taiwan
UK
United States
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Dist. of Columbia
Florida
Hawaii
Illinois
Louisiana
Maine
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Vermont
Washington
Majority of students come from Northeast
% of Students of Color 15%
% of International Students 25%

Admission

E-mail admissions@walnuthillarts.org
Web Address www.walnuthillarts.org
Director of Admission Susanne Carpenter
Admission Application Apply to Walnut Hill School for the Arts
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 65
Application Deadline(s) Feb
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 42%
Acceptance Rate 46%
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admission Tests Accepted
Other (SLEP)
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $40,000
Boarding Student Tuition $53,000

College Placement Office

Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Alberta Ballet
Boston Ballet
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Carnegie Mellon University
U. of Chicago
Columbia University
Cooper Union
Curtis Institute
Eastman School of Music
Harvard University
Houston Ballet
Johns Hopkins University
Juilliard School
U. of Michigan
National Ballet of Canada
Nederlans Dans Theater
New England Conservatory
New York City Ballet
New York University
Parsons School of Design
Princeton University
Rhode Island School of Design
Rice University
Royal Academy of Music
Royal College of Music
Vassar
Washington University
Yale University
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Extra-Curricular Activities
A Capella
Audiovisual Club
Community Service Program
Dorm Proctors
Gay/Straight Alliance
International Club
Judiciary Board
Literary Magazine
Math Club
Ski Club
Student Government
Student Publications
Tour Guides
Yearbook

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Contact Info

Phone 508-650-5020
Address 12 Highland St - Natick, MA 01760
Website www.walnuthillarts.org 
Email admissions@walnuthillarts.org 
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