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The Hotchkiss School
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  • Private, Boarding
  • LAKEVILLE, CT

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$65,490
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)
$65,490
Received Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid
$54,547
From The Hotchkiss School

What happens when you bring together 599 students from around the world who are dedicated to being their best?

You get an education that is deepened by human connection. The beauty of a boarding school is its immersive nature — students not only learn with each other in class, but from each other throughout the day. In the classroom, in the dormitories, and on the athletic fields, our faculty provide an exceptional, intentional support system, guiding the students in their care as they grow intellectually, socially, and emotionally. At Hotchkiss, 95 percent of our students live on campus and share their daily lives together, bringing their own strengths, talents, and points of view, and respecting each other’s differences.

The Hotchkiss School is an inclusive and supportive living and learning community where students experience outstanding academic preparation and life-changing opportunities that inspire a greater understanding of themselves, others, and the world.

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The Hotchkiss School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1420
257 responses
Average ACT
32
128 responses

Summer Portals

academic spotlight

The Hotchkiss Summer Portals learning community offers varied opportunities to pursue your passions in the Arts, Science and Engineering, Humanities, Languages and Leadership. Spend two to four weeks enriching your academic experience with our dedicated faculty members and equally passionate peers from around the world.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 47 responses
  • Headmaster's Holiday
    21%
  • Mudsliding
    11%
  • Senior Dance
    11%
  • Taft Day
    11%
  • First Dance of the Year
    9%
  • Going to the beach on a Headmaster's Holiday
    9%
  • No-Class Saturdays
    9%

Boarding

Students Boarding
95%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
Canada, China, Hong Kong, South Korea
International Boarding Students
16%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
599
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
4:1
National
17:1
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 18 responses
Poll
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 18 responses
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 18 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  
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 13 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 13 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 13 responses

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