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The Hun School of Princeton
  • Private, Boarding
  • PRINCETON, NJ

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

The Hun School is currently operating both in-person and virtual classes. However, campus is closed to visitors at this time. Visit our Admission page for opportunities to interact with admission counselors, faculty, and students remotely, take virtual or audio-guided driving tours, or schedule a virtual interview. For the 2021-22 application year, the SSAT is optional. Learn More

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 31
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$44,500
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)
$65,700
Received Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid
$25,907
From The Hun School of Princeton

The Hun School of Princeton is a joyful, striving community of learners who want to experience something profound every day: that sweet spot between challenging academics that push our brains and the personal endeavors that make our hearts soar. This is what we call "a balanced equation"—a thoughtful way of teaching that brings out the best in our students and best prepares them for life.

The Hun School serves 640 students in grades 6-12 and postgraduates. We are a boarding and day school in downtown Princeton, New Jersey, 52 miles from New York. Our students hail from 18 states and 22 countries.

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The Hun School of Princeton Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1320
169 responses
Average ACT
30
71 responses

NEXTTERM at The Hun School

For three weeks each May, Hun students participate in a ground-breaking immersion learning experience that offers a deep exploration of real-world topics. NextTerm courses are project-based, credited courses that take place ALL OVER THE WORLD. They are team-taught, and informed by a variety of environments and real-world practitioners. Student teams then produce and share a culminating project.

Culture & Safety

Poll
63%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 19 responses
Poll
42%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 19 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 30 responses
  • None, they all suck.
    20%
  • Spirit Week
    17%
  • Commencement ceremony on the first day
    13%
  • Football, dances w/ other schools, diversity stuff
    13%
  • none they all suck
    13%
  • Founder's Fest
    10%
  • Homecoming
    7%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
30%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
No data available  
International Boarding Students
No data available  

Students

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
640
58%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 19 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 19 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 19 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Poll
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 23 responses
Poll
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 23 responses
Poll
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 23 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
60%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 20 responses
30%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 20 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 20 responses

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