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Holderness School
  • Private, Boarding, Episcopal
  • HOLDERNESS, NH

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Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$45,360
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$58,500
Received Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Holderness School

Holderness School is more than a school. It’s an elevated experience. We are a dynamic community of learners, adventurers, artists, advocates, and athletes in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. At Holderness, students are respected, known, and challenged. Whether you’re interested in epic outdoor experiences, serving the community in our leadership program, or exploring your intellectual passions, Holderness is committed to the growth and success of each student.

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Holderness School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1300
66 responses
Average ACT
29
25 responses

Snow Sports

Holderness School has produced 18 Olympic athletes, six World Cup Championship Team members, 15 Collegiate All-Americans, and 38 National Team members. Our snow sports athletes train to compete in the prep school league, and the US Ski & Snowboard, USASA and FIS circuits. There’s a reason why we’re known as the best preparatory school ski program in the nation—we produce winners year after year.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 8 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 16 responses
  • Out Back
    25%
  • Tabor Day bon-fire
    19%
  • Kindness to all others always comes first
    13%
  • O-Hike
    13%
  • Christmas dinner
    6%
  • Finals week
    6%
  • Homecoming
    6%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
85%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
No data available  
International Boarding Students
15%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
281
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 8 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 8 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 8 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 8 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 8 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 8 responses

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