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
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Cheshire Academy, located in beautiful Cheshire, Connecticut is the tenth private school founded in the United States. With a long history dating back to 1794, the Episcopal Preparatory College has been an outstanding college for hundreds of years. Cheshire Academy has a very extensive program for learning that extends beyond the classroom and a devotion to apply ethical training and commitment to its staff and students. Their quality in education can only be found in a select few of the independent schools in ...
Choate Rosemary Hall is a private, prestigious, coeducational boarding high school located in Wallingford, CT. The current name dates back to 1971 when two single-sex schools, Choate School and Rosemary Hall merged. Today it enrolls 850 students. The campus is of suburban type and covers 458 acres. Its students achieve high degree of success at state and national competitions in science and economics. In 2012 its team won the American Mathematics Competition. Their orchestra and choral groups perform nationally and internationally, from ...