History

Founded in 1821, New Hampton School offers a transformative education to young men and women from across the country and around the world. The school's rigorous college preparatory curriculum is rooted in personal exploration, civic engagement, and global awareness. Students take advantage of outstanding facilities in the arts, the sciences, and athletics; a wide range of opportunities for service and hands-on experience; and a talented faculty committed to holistic development. Located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire near the magnificent White Mountains, the school is ideally situated to help students explore issues of sustainability. Alumni of New Hampton School matriculate to competitive colleges and universities and go on to take leadership roles in politics and culture, business and finance, science and medicine, education and philanthropy, or wherever their dreams and talents take them.

Overview

Region
Manchester NH Area
Program Emphasis
Boarding School
Day School
International Baccalaureate
All Grades 9-12, PG
Boarding Grades 9-12, PG
Grade Divisions
Post Graduate
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Dress Code Casual
School Setting Small Town
Campus Size (Acres) 325
Head of School Andrew Menke
Endowment 10,000,000

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.newhampton.org
Director of Admission Suzanne Buck
Admission Application Apply to New Hampton School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount $50 - Domestic $75 - International
Application Deadline(s) February 1
Financial Aid Deadline(s) January 1
Financial Aid Awarded $2,000,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 30
Admission Tests Accepted
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $28,500.00
5-Day Boarding Student Tuition
Boarding Student Tuition $47,400.00
International Student Tuition $47,400.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 300
Boys 175
Girls 125
% Boys/Girls 59/41
Boarding Students 245
Day Students 55
International
Canada
China
Czech Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Germany
Korea
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Spain
Taiwan
UK
United States
Alaska
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Tennessee
Texas
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
Majority of students come from Northeast
% of Students of Color
% of International Students

Academics

Full Time Faculty 75
Part Time Faculty
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees
% of Faculty with Doctorate 15
% of Faculty with Masters 52
Student/Faculty ratio 5 to 1
Average Class Size 11
Special Academic Support Programs
ADD/ADHD
ESL
Learning Differences
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Anatomy
Art
Art History
Biology
Calculus
Chemistry
Chinese
Chorus
Community Service
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming
Creative Writing
Dance
Drama
Driver Education
Earth Science
Ecology
Economics
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
Equestrian Sports
European History
Fine Arts
French
Geology
Geometry
Health
Journalism
Music Composition
Music Theory
Photography
Physics
Pre-calculus
Science
Spanish
Statistics
Studio Art
Study Skills
Theater Theology
Trigonometry
World History
Writing
A.P. Courses Offered
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
English Language
English Literature
European History
French Language
Physics B
Spanish Language
Studio Art
US History

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 525
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 530
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 520
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Bard College, Berklee College of Music, Boston College, Boston University, Bowdoin College, Brown University, Bryn Mawr College, Bucknell University, Colby College, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Emory University, Grinnell College, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Lehigh University, McGill University, Middlebury College, Northwestern University, Pepperdine University, Princeton University, Rhode Island School of Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rutgers University, Savannah College of Art & Design, St. Lawrence University, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Trinity College, Tufts University, University of Michigan, University of California Berkeley, University of North Carolina, University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas, University of Virginia, Vanderbilt University, Wellesley College, Williams College
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
alpine skiing
baseball
basketball
cross-country
cycling
equestrian
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
independent competitive sports
lacrosse
other (kayaking)
skiing (downhill)
soccer
softball
tennis
Recreational Sports
equestrian
fitness
golf
hiking
horseback riding
kayaking
outdoor club/skills
rock climbing
skiing
weight lifting
yoga
Extra-Curricular Activities
A Capella
Art Club
Chorus
Community Service Program
Dorm Proctors
Gay/Straight Alliance
Habitat for Humanity
Honor Council
International Club
Judiciary Board
Key Club
Literary Magazine
Math Club
Model UN
Newspaper
Orchestra
Recycling Club
School Band
Spirit Club
Student Government
Student Publications
Tour Guides
Yearbook

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