St. Paul's School

325 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Tel: 603-229-4700
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 542 students
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St. Paul's School is committed to educating the whole person and preparing students to make contributions to a changing and challenging world.
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The philosophy of St. Paul's School defines education as all of the structured experiences in which students participate: course work, athletics, activities, and our life together as a fully residential school.
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These opportunities involve valuable interaction between faculty, students, and staff.

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
St. Paul's School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12 7-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Episcopal Non-denominational
Year Founded 1856 1909
Campus Size 2000 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 542 students 295 students
% Students of Color 39% 19%
% International Students 18% 20%
% Students Boarding 100% 68%
Average SAT Score 2028 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1880 - 2180 -
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Weekly Less than once a month
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:5 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 50 16
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 75% 67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $483 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$50,180 $48,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a $27,675
% Students on Financial Aid 36% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $46,102 $20,630
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Jan. 15 Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application No No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 89% -
Acceptance Rate 15% 57%
Director of AdmissionsScott P. Bohan
Associate Director of AdmissionsTim Caryl-Klika

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 50 16
CoursesAdvanced Biology: Human Anatomy & Physiology, Advanced Biology: Limnology & Marine Biology, Advanced Biology: Molecular Biology, Advanced Biology: Terrestrial Ecology, Advanced Chemistry, Advanced Chinese, Advanced French, Advanced German, Advanced Japanese, Advanced Latin, Advanced Mathematics Seminar, Advanced Photography, Advanced Physics I, Advanced Physics I-2H, Advanced Portfolio: Drawing and Painting, Advanced Portfolio: Sculpture, Advanced Spanish, Calculus 1-2H, Linear Algebra, Mathematics Seminar Honors, Vector Calculus

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 19 14
SportsAlpine Skiing, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 54 24
ExtracurricularsAcolyte Guild, Activities Committee, Afro-Latino Alliance, Anglers Society, Anime Association, Art Association, Athletic Association, Bible Study, Book Club, Bridge Club, Cadmean Concordian Society, Chamber Orchestra, Chapel Wardens, Chess Club, Chinese Society, Chorus, Classic Film Society, Classics Society, Community Outreach Program Committee, Concert Band, Cum Laude Society, Debate Team, Deli Line (coed a cappella singing group), Diversity Committee, Eco-Action,

College Matriculation

Year: 2009-2012 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Georgetown University 27
Harvard University 23
Columbia University 19
Dartmouth College 18
Brown University 16
Yale University 15
Middlebury College 14
Stanford University 13
University of Michigan 13
Princeton University 12

School Notes:

  • St. Paul's School is committed to educating the whole person and preparing students to make contributions to a changing and challenging world. The philosophy of St. Paul's School defines education as all of the structured experiences in which students participate: course work, athletics, activities, and our life together as a fully residential school. These opportunities involve valuable interaction between faculty, students, and staff. In addition to its academic curriculum, St. Paul's School requires participation in four other areas of community life to complement the academic endeavors of our students: the Residential Life Program, the Community Outreach Program, Athletics, and the Chapel Program. The School's commitment to education and caring for the whole person, as reflected in this all-encompassing view of education, supports and nurtures the intellectual, spiritual, physical, and emotional development of our students.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • John Kerry - U.S. Senator, Massachusetts
    • Garry Trudeau - Cartoonist, Doonesbury
    • Robert Mueller - Director, FBI
    • Lorene Cary - Author/Speaker
    • Jeff Halpern - NHL All-Star
    • Hobey Baker - Renowned hockey star and World War I war hero
    • Edward Harkness - Philanthropist
    • William Randolph Hearst - Newspaper publisher
    • Nick Stoller - Filmmaker and Producer

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is Tilton School (17.1 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tilton, NHTilton School
    30 School Street
    TiltonNH 03276
    603-286-1733
    17.1 mi | 240 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Andover, NHProctor Academy
    204 Main Street - P.O. Box 500
    AndoverNH 03216
    603-735-6212
    20.8 mi | 360 students | Gr. 9-12
  • New Hampton, NHNew Hampton School
    70 Main Street
    New HamptonNH 03256
    603-677-3401
    27.6 mi | 320 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Wilton, NHHigh Mowing School
    222 Isaac Frye Highway
    WiltonNH 03086
    (603)654-9409 x 103
    27.7 mi | 112 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Dublin, NHDublin School
    18 Lehmann Way, PO Box 522
    DublinNH 03444
    1-603-563-7075
    31.7 mi | 150 students | Gr. 9-12
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