Students: 570 | Faculty: 117 | Grades: 9-12 | Gender: Coed
The Taft School
It was founded in 1893 by Horace Dutton Taft whose older brother, William Howard Taft, later became president of the United States.
The school, which has been co-educational since 1971, currently enrolls approximately 550 students, representing 33 states and 33 countries. It operates on a two-semester school year and offers a rigorous liberal arts curriculum.
The average class size is between 10 to 16 students.
Tuition is $50,300 per year for boarding students and $37,300 for day students. Thirty-seven percent of the student body receives financial aid.
The Taft School offers an extensive athletic program – 18 sports – for the fall, sports and winter seasons. The school’s mascot is the rhino.
Boarding Schools in Connecticut
Oxford Academy is located on a 6 acre campus in Westbrook, Connecticut. It is conveniently located close to shops, restaurants and the beach. The school was founded in 1906 by Joseph M. Weidberg, who believed that every child can succeed under right circumstances. This boarding school is home to boys ages 13-20. Students come from all over the world. The one to one teacher student ratio guarantees that all will succeed. Oxford Academy implements the Oxford method of teaching. This means that ...
Indian Mountain School, founded in 1922, is located on 600 acres in Lakeville, Conn. It is a co-educational school that hosts both boarding and day students. The school consists of two campuses. The Lower Campus (PK-4), and the Upper Campus (5-9). Indian Mountain School prides itself on its small class sizes, with the average student/teacher ratio of 4:1. They are also technologically advanced, with a 9th grade iPad program and SMART Boards in every classroom. The athletic program at Indian Mountain ...
The Forman School in Connecticut is for students who have learning disorders such as dyslexia. It is a boarding school as well as a day school. The curriculum helps to prepare students to enter college with the learning disabilities they have. Students in grades ninth through twelfth can attend the school. Courses are just like students would find at a normal high school. They include math, science and language arts. There is also a post-graduate program. While on campus, students may ...