Westminster School [CT]
EMPLOYER PROFILE
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At a Glance

 

Year Founded: 1888 (moved to Simsbury in 1900)

Headmaster: William V. N. Philip

 

Student Body:

Grades: 9-12 plus Postgraduate
Number of Students: 390
Boys: 214 (55%)
Girls: 176 (45%)

Boarding students: 270 (69%)
Day students: 120 (31%)

States represented: 26
Countries represented: 23

Siblings/Legacies: 27%

Students of color: 15%

International students: 13%

 

Admissions:

Inquiries: 2,417
Interviews: 1,126
Applications: 1023
New students: 132

 

Faculty:

Number of faculty: 86
Number of teaching faculty: 56
Teachers who live on campus: 62

Number of faculty who are alumni: 12
Male: 51
Female: 35
Average number of years at Westminster: 13 
Average number of years in education: 18
Master's degrees: 54

 

Academics:

Average English class size: 12
Advanced Placement Offerings: 24
Number of library volumes: 26,000

 

Athletics:

Number of interscholastic sports: 15
Number of interscholastic teams: 53

 

Finances for 2011-2012:

Boarding tuition: $47,300
Day tuition: $35,000
Financial aid budget: $3,650,000

Students receiving financial aid: 30%

Endowment (market value): $68,000,000 (as of 08/01/2010)
Plant Value: $120,000,000

 

College placement:

100% accepted to four-year colleges and universities

66% accepted to Barron's "Most Competitive" colleges and universities

92% accepted to Barron's "Most" and "Highly Competitive" colleges and universities

 

Location:

Campus size: 200 acres
Simsbury, Connecticut: pop. 23,615

 

Distance to:

Downtown Simsbury: 1/4 mile
Bradley International Airport: 8 miles
Hartford (Connecticut’s capital): 15 miles
Boston: 110 miles
New York City: 120 miles

 

Accredited:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges (www.NEASC.org)

 

Member:

The Association of Board Schools (www.boardingschools.com)

National Association of Independent Schools (www.NAIS.org)

Connecticut Association of Independent Schools (www.CAISCT.org)

SPHERE Consortium

Nemnet Minority Recruitment (www.nemnet.com)


 
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COMPANY INFORMATION
Organization Name: Westminster School [CT]
Address 1: 995 Hopmeadow Street
Address 2:
City, State, Zip: Simsbury, Connecticut  06070
 
Type: Private
Number of Students: 390
Lowest Grade: 9
Highest Grade: PG
 
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