Avon Old Farms School

500 Old Farms Road
Avon, CT 06001
Tel: 800-464-2866
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12, PG | 409 students
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"At Avon, academic excellence consists of thorough instruction in the basic disciplines, the development of sound study habits, and the opportunity to be challenged by increasingly complex subject matter.
Because of the quality and experience of the faculty and the careful organization of time set aside for personal instruction and guidance, we believe that a boy will find a superior academic program at Avon Old Farms...".

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2015 School Data
Avon Old Farms Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12, PG 11-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1927 1910
Campus Size 800 acres 106 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 409 students 297 students
% Students of Color
10%
20%
% International Students
19%
20%
% Students Boarding
76%
68%
Average SAT Score 1705 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1550 - 1870 -
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Weekly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:6 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 14 16
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
65%
68%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $50 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$52,450 $50,300
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$39,700 $28,000
% Students on Financial Aid
32%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $26,315 $21,275
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 60 -
Acceptance Rate
48%
55%
Director of AdmissionsBrendon A Welker
Associate Director of AdmissionsLeon Hayword

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 14 16
CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Economics, English Literature and Composition, Environmantal Science, European History, Latin, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art, U.S. History, World History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 15 14
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Riflery, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 46 23
ExtracurricularsAnnual Blood Drive, Art Club, Audio Visual Club, Avon Fellowship, Avon Record, Biking Club, Breakdancing Club, Camping Club, Chorale, Community Service Club, Connecticut Forum, Creative Writing Club, Cricket, Environment Club, Film Club, Food Club, Habitat for Humanity, Hippocrene, History Club, International Club, Irish-American Club, Italian Club, Japanese Animation, Jazz Club, Model UN,

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
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School Notes

  • A Community Where Traditions Live, Where Scholarship Flourishes, Where Boys Become Men.

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