Walnut Hill School

12 Highland Street - Natick, MA 01760 USA   (map) (508) 653-4312 http://www.walnuthillarts.org/

School Profile

Walnut Hill School History

Founded in 1893, Walnut Hill School is the only conservatory high school program in the U.S.

Walnut Hill School Overview

Region
Boston MA Area
Program Emphasis
Art School
Boarding School
Day School
Small Boarding School
All Grades 9-12
Boarding Grades 9-12
Grade Divisions
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Dress Code None
School Setting Suburban
Campus Size (Acres) 45 Acres
Head of School Eileen Soskin
Endowment $6.2 million

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.walnuthillarts.org/
Director of Admission Lorie Komlyn
Admission Application Apply to Walnut Hill School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount $50 domestic/$75 international
Application Deadline(s) priority deadling Feb 15, rolling admission after
Financial Aid Deadline(s)
Financial Aid Awarded $2.9 million
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 40% (scholarship and financial aid)
Admission Tests Accepted
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $32,800.00
5-Day Boarding Student Tuition
Boarding Student Tuition $42,840.00
International Student Tuition $42,840.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment
Boys 67
Girls 171
% Boys/Girls 28/72
Boarding Students 192
Day Students 46
International
Canada
China
Germany
Japan
Korea
Other (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
% of International Students

Academics

Full Time Faculty 32
Part Time Faculty 9
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees
% of Faculty with Doctorate 7
% of Faculty with Masters 77%
Student/Faculty ratio 6:1
Average Class Size 12
Special Academic Support Programs  
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
French
Geometry
Mathematics
Music Composition
Music Theory
Other (Ballet)
Physics
Pre-calculus
Science
Spanish
Statistics
Trigonometry
World History
A.P. Courses Offered  

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 600
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 600
Average SAT I Scores (Writing)
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Carnegie Mellon University U. of Chicago Columbia University Cooper Union Curtis Institute Eastman School of Music Johns Hopkins University Juilliard School U. of Michigan New England Conservatory New York University Parsons School of Design Rhode Island School of Design Rice University Vassar
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics  
Recreational Sports  
Extra-Curricular Activities  

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