St. Paul's School

325 Pleasant Street,
Concord, NH 03301
Tel: 603-229-4700
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 542 students
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.

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Definition of Terms 
2013 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 1907
Campus Size 2000 acres 121 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 542 students 300 students
% Students of Color 39% 18%
% International Students 18% 20%
% Students Boarding 100% 67%
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 Weekly
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 15
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 75% 65%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $483 million $14 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$50,180 $47,335
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a $26,110
% Students on Financial Aid 36% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $46,102 $19,000
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 Admissions Scott P. Bohan  
Associate Director of Admissions Tim Caryl-Klika  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 50 15
Advanced 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
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • 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 school is Phillips Exeter Academy (34.7 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ExeterPhillips Exeter Academy
     
    20 Main Street
    ExeterNH03833
    (603)777-3437
    34.7 mi | 1085 students | Gr. 9-12
  • AndoverPhillips Academy Andover
     
    180 Main Street
    AndoverMA01810
    978-749-4050
    44 mi | 1141 students | Gr. 9-12
  • ConcordMiddlesex School
     
    1400 Lowell Road
    ConcordMA01742
    (978) 371-6524
    49.7 mi | 375 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Mount HermonNorthfield Mount Hermon
     
    One Lamplighter Way
    Mount HermonMA01354
    413-498-3227
    58.7 mi | 650 students | Gr. 9-12
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