History

Founded 1850 by Frederick Gunn. We constantly attempt to instill the values of citizenship and social responsibility through a small, cohesive community which cultivates maturity, dedication, and lifelong accomplishment

Overview

Region
Southern Connecticut
Program Emphasis
Boarding School
Day School
Small Boarding School
All Grades 9-PG
Student Body Coed
Dress Code Semi-formal
School Setting Rural
Campus Size (Acres) 220
Head of School Susan G. Graham

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.gunnery.org
Director of Admission Shannon Baudo
Admission Application Apply to The Gunnery
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount $50
Application Deadline(s) January 31
Financial Aid Awarded $ 2,269,100
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 44
Admission Tests Accepted
SSAT
Day Student Tuition $35,600.00
Boarding Student Tuition $47,300.00
International Student Tuition $47,300.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 299
Boys 187
Girls 112
% Boys/Girls 62% Boys and 38% Girls
Boarding Students 215
Day Students 84
International
Canada
China
France
Germany
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Other (Columbia)
Spain
Taiwan
United States
Alabama
Alaska
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Dist. of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Louisiana
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin
Majority of students come from Northeast

Academics

Full Time Faculty 55
Student/Faculty ratio 7:1
Average Class Size 14
Special Academic Support Programs
ADD/ADHD
ESL
Learning Differences
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Anatomy
Art
Art History
Astronomy
Biology
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Chorus
Community Service
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Drama
Economics
Electives
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Ethics
European History
Film Studies
French
Geometry
German
History
Humanities
Latin
Marine Biology
Mathematics
Music
Music Theory
Outdoor Education
Photography
Physics
Physiology
Pre-calculus
Religion
Spanish
Speech
Studio Art
Study Skills
World History
A.P. Courses Offered
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
Computer Science A
English Language
European History
French Literature
Macroeconomics
Other (AP Spanish Literature)
Physics B
US History

College Placement Office

Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Colgate, St. Lawrence, Brown, Elon, Univ. St. Andrews (Scotland), University of Iowa, Ithaca, Bennington, Penn State, University of Chicago, Babson, Franklin and Marshall, NYU, Emory, UVM, Duke, Georgetown, Wheaton, Union, Fairfield, University of Rhode Island, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Marist, Rhode Island School of Design, Springfield, Lehigh, UConn, Tulane, Art Institute of Chicago, University of Rochester, University of Virginia, Fordham University
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball
wrestling
Recreational Sports
outdoor club/skills
skiing
ultimate frisbee
weight lifting
yoga
Extra-Curricular Activities
Chorus
Community Service Program
Drama Club
International Club
Literary Magazine
Newspaper
Other (Given our size)
Photography Club
Radio Station
Science Club
Ski Club
Student Jobs Program
Tour Guides
Yearbook

Notes


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