Hyde School - Woodstock, CT

PO Box 237,
Woodstock, CT 06281
Tel: 860-963-4721
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12, PG | 175 students
HYDE SCHOOLS, the leader in character education, are a network of college preparatory private and public schools, with boarding schools in Bath, Maine and Woodstock, Connecticut, serving students in grades 9-12 and post-graduate studies.
Hyde offers a wide range of courses, including AP, Honors, Summer and Orientation programs.
At Hyde Schools, academics are only part of what we teach.
Students get the tools they need to prosper and grow in this challenging world.
That’s because our approach to education is entirely different.
Our teachers focus on helping students reveal their character and develop the confidence they need to succeed in high school, college and beyond.
And the way we teach is different, too.
We offer leadership opportunities to all students as well as a dynamic leadership track for eligible students.
And, unlike any other school, we involve parents and the entire school community in the discovery process.
As a result, Hyde students and families strive to realize their fullest potential and are uniquely prepared to navigate the tough choices they face in everyday life.
Hyde Schools -Be the Best Possible You; HYDE.edu

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2013 School Data
Hyde School - Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12, PG 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1996 1907
Campus Size 120 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 175 students 300 students
% Students of Color 30% 18%
% International Students 22% 20%
% Students Boarding 98% 67%
Average SAT Score 1608 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1360 - 1810 -
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Acadmics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Weekly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 8 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:4 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 9 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 30% 65%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $10 million $14 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$48,500 $46,950
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$25,725 $26,300
% Students on Financial Aid 39% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $18,490 $19,000
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate 65% 57%
Director of Admissions Jason S. Warnick  
Associate Director of Admissions Holly Thompson  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 9 15
Calculus (AB & BC) English
Environmental Science European History
Physics Spanish
Studio Art US History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 9 13
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 11 24
ExtracurricularsCommunity service, including Habitat for Humanity, American Red Cross Blood Drives, etc, Diversity Group, Drama, Martial Arts, Newspaper, Performing Arts, Public speaking, Ropes Course, Tech. Production, Teen workshops delivered nationally, Yearbook

School Notes:

  • The Hyde School campus in Woodstock, Connecticut is situated on the grounds of a former Catholic women’s college. The 120-acre campus includes spacious classroom buildings and a student union with dining hall, 200-room dormitory facilities, two playing fields, a track and turf field, ropes course and a practice field. The gymnasium includes weight and wrestling rooms and basketball courts. One of the unique features of the Woodstock campus is a state-of-the-art, 1,017 seat theatre, also home to the Opera New England and Theatre of Northeastern Connecticut. Hyde’s Performing Arts program benefits from the theatre’s sophistication. Set in the rolling farmland of northeastern Connecticut just three hours from New York City, Woodstock is a haven of open fields and peaceful woodlands.
  • LD types supported: Learning Enhancement for Academic Development (LEAD)
  • School accreditations: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is Woodstock Academy (0.3 miles away)
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