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Walnut Hill School for the Arts
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  • Private, Boarding
  • NATICK, MA

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Report Card

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

About

12 HIGHLAND ST
NATICK, MA 01760
About Walnut Hill School for the Arts...

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
No data available  
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$51,490
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)
$68,380
Received Financial Aid
34%
Average Financial Aid
$18,290
From Walnut Hill School for the Arts

Walnut Hill School for the Arts is an independent boarding and day high school offering a transformational educational experience designed for student artists in grades 9–12, with a postgraduate year also available. We offer unparalleled training in dance; music; theater; visual art; and writing, film & media arts, complemented by a robust, college-preparatory academic curriculum. Students from across the country and around the globe come together to form a dynamic community on our scenic campus located in Natick, Massachusetts, just west of Boston. Walnut Hill also offers immersive summer arts programs in dance, youth dance, and theater. The perfect blend of serious study and summer fun, Walnut Hill’s programs offer intensive training within a supportive, creative environment.

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Walnut Hill School for the Arts Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1280
76 responses
Average ACT
29
27 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
70%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 10 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Candlelight
    23%
  • Mountain Day
    19%
  • Boar's Head
    13%
  • Leadership Retreat
    13%
  • Ring Day
    13%
  • Visual Art Show
    10%
  • Black on white
    6%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
90%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
Canada, China, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, Province of China
International Boarding Students
30%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
284
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 10 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 10 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 12 responses
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 12 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 12 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 9 responses

Walnut Hill School for the Arts Reviews

Rating 3.93 out of 5  74 reviews
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