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The Taft School

Call: 860-945-7777
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The Taft School

At a glance

Location Watertown, CT
Tuition $48,360
Grades 9-12 Students Receiving Aid -
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded $6,554,000
Student/Faculty Ratio 5:1 Endowment $195,460,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 24%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 589

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 12

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars -
Average SAT Score (Math) 650
Average SAT Score (Verbal) 630
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs -
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?


Region Southern Connecticut
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
All Grades 9-12
Boarding Grades 9-PG
Grade Divisions Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Established 1890
School Setting Other(Urban fringe of Large City)
Campus Size (Acres) 225
Head of School William R. MacMullen
Endowment $195,460,000


Full Time Faculty 86
Part Time Faculty 10
Faculty with doctorate 6
Faculty with masters 68
Student/Faculty ratio 5:1
Average Class Size 12

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 589
Boys 299
Girls 290
% Boys/Girls 51%/49%
Boarding Students 483
Day Students 106
% of International Students 15%


E-mail [email protected]
Web Address
Director of Admission Peter A. Frew
Application Fee Amount 50
Application Deadline(s) Jan
Financial Aid Awarded $6,554,000
Acceptance Rate 24%
Total Applicants 1632
Admissions Selectivity Very selective
Admissions Yield 50%
Day Student Tuition $35,775
Boarding Student Tuition $48,360

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 650
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 630
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 648
Average ACT Score 28

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities




Contact Info

Phone 860-945-7777
Address 110 Woodbury Rd - Watertown, CT 06795 USA
Email [email protected] 
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