Hyde School - Woodstock, CT

PO Box 237
Woodstock, CT 06281
Tel: 860-963-4721
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12, PG | 175 students
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The 120-acre Hyde School campus in Woodstock, Connecticut includes spacious classroom buildings and a student union with dining hall, 200-room dormitory facilities, two playing fields, and a track and turf field. 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.
Campus Life Campus life at Hyde is all about being an active and engaged member of the community. An emphasis on character–courage, integrity, leadership, curiosity, and concern—provides the cornerstone for learning—in the classrooms, dormitories, the arts, and on the athletic fields.">Campus Life Campus life at Hyde is all about being an active and engaged member of the community. An emphasis on character–courage, integrity, leadership, curiosity, and concern—provides the cornerstone for learning—in the classrooms, dormitories, the arts, and on the athletic fields.
Hyde Stories Hyde Stories are thirteen intimate, personal interviews with recent Hyde private boarding school alumni, parents, faculty, and staff. Each reveals a distinctive aspect of Hyde's unique education.">Hyde Stories Hyde Stories are thirteen intimate, personal interviews with recent Hyde private boarding school alumni, parents, faculty, and staff. Each reveals a distinctive aspect of Hyde's unique education.
Academics Hyde's academic program builds skills and develops confidence. Ninety-eight percent of Hyde students attend four-year colleges.">Academics Hyde's academic program builds skills and develops confidence. Ninety-eight percent of Hyde students attend four-year colleges.
Visual/Performing Arts Hyde students all participate in visual or performing arts. The arts program allows students to express their creativity, appreciate the world around them, enhance public speaking and presentation skills, and take pride in their work.">Visual/Performing Arts Hyde students all participate in visual or performing arts. The arts program allows students to express their creativity, appreciate the world around them, enhance public speaking and presentation skills, and take pride in their work.
Athletics All students participate in three sports during the academic year. Hyde Schools athletic programs offer seasoned athletes, novice athletes, and athletes whose abilities fall somewhere in between an opportunity to explore leadership potential by developing skills that can help them become effective problem-solvers, strategists, and strong team players.">Athletics All students participate in three sports during the academic year. Hyde Schools athletic programs offer seasoned athletes, novice athletes, and athletes whose abilities fall somewhere in between an opportunity to explore leadership potential by developing skills that can help them become effective problem-solvers, strategists, and strong team players.
International Program The International Program at Hyde Schools offers students from all over the world a true American immersion experience. Our private boarding campuses in Bath, Maine, and Woodstock, Connecticut are centers for outstanding college-preparatory academics, leadership opportunities, athletic participation, arts and theater, and much more.">International Program The International Program at Hyde Schools offers students from all over the world a true American immersion experience. Our private boarding campuses in Bath, Maine, and Woodstock, Connecticut are centers for outstanding college-preparatory academics, leadership opportunities, athletic participation, arts and theater, and much more.
Summer Programs Great things happen at Hyde Schools Summer Sessions! Join us for an experience filled with fun and adventure— on our campuses, in the mountains and wilderness, on the coast or at sea.">Summer Programs Great things happen at Hyde Schools Summer Sessions! Join us for an experience filled with fun and adventure— on our campuses, in the mountains and wilderness, on the coast or at sea.
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The 120-acre Hyde School campus in Woodstock, Connecticut includes spacious classroom buildings and a student union with dining hall, 200-room dormitory facilities, two playing fields, and a track and turf field. 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.
Campus Life Campus life at Hyde is all about being an active and engaged member of the community. An emphasis on character–courage, integrity, leadership, curiosity, and concern—provides the cornerstone for learning—in the classrooms, dormitories, the arts, and on the athletic fields." data-slink="http://www.boardingschoolreview.com/school_ov/school_id/381" data-sname="Hyde School - Woodstock, CT" data-featured="" data-common=""> Campus Life Campus life at Hyde is all about being an active and engaged member of the community. An emphasis on character–courage, integrity, leadership, curiosity, and concern—provides the cornerstone for learning—in the classrooms, dormitories, the arts, and on the athletic fields." alt="Campus Life Campus life at Hyde is all about being an active and engaged member of the community. An emphasis on character–courage, integrity, leadership, curiosity, and concern—provides the cornerstone for learning—in the classrooms, dormitories, the arts, and on the athletic fields.">
Hyde Stories Hyde Stories are thirteen intimate, personal interviews with recent Hyde private boarding school alumni, parents, faculty, and staff. Each reveals a distinctive aspect of Hyde's unique education." data-slink="http://www.boardingschoolreview.com/school_ov/school_id/381" data-sname="Hyde School - Woodstock, CT" data-featured="" data-common=""> Hyde Stories Hyde Stories are thirteen intimate, personal interviews with recent Hyde private boarding school alumni, parents, faculty, and staff. Each reveals a distinctive aspect of Hyde's unique education." alt="Hyde Stories Hyde Stories are thirteen intimate, personal interviews with recent Hyde private boarding school alumni, parents, faculty, and staff. Each reveals a distinctive aspect of Hyde's unique education.">
Academics Hyde's academic program builds skills and develops confidence. Ninety-eight percent of Hyde students attend four-year colleges." data-slink="http://www.boardingschoolreview.com/school_ov/school_id/381" data-sname="Hyde School - Woodstock, CT" data-featured="" data-common=""> Academics Hyde's academic program builds skills and develops confidence. Ninety-eight percent of Hyde students attend four-year colleges." alt="Academics Hyde's academic program builds skills and develops confidence. Ninety-eight percent of Hyde students attend four-year colleges.">
Visual/Performing Arts Hyde students all participate in visual or performing arts. The arts program allows students to express their creativity, appreciate the world around them, enhance public speaking and presentation skills, and take pride in their work." data-slink="http://www.boardingschoolreview.com/school_ov/school_id/381" data-sname="Hyde School - Woodstock, CT" data-featured="" data-common=""> Visual/Performing Arts Hyde students all participate in visual or performing arts. The arts program allows students to express their creativity, appreciate the world around them, enhance public speaking and presentation skills, and take pride in their work." alt="Visual/Performing Arts Hyde students all participate in visual or performing arts. The arts program allows students to express their creativity, appreciate the world around them, enhance public speaking and presentation skills, and take pride in their work.">
Athletics All students participate in three sports during the academic year. Hyde Schools athletic programs offer seasoned athletes, novice athletes, and athletes whose abilities fall somewhere in between an opportunity to explore leadership potential by developing skills that can help them become effective problem-solvers, strategists, and strong team players." data-slink="http://www.boardingschoolreview.com/school_ov/school_id/381" data-sname="Hyde School - Woodstock, CT" data-featured="" data-common=""> Athletics All students participate in three sports during the academic year. Hyde Schools athletic programs offer seasoned athletes, novice athletes, and athletes whose abilities fall somewhere in between an opportunity to explore leadership potential by developing skills that can help them become effective problem-solvers, strategists, and strong team players." alt="Athletics All students participate in three sports during the academic year. Hyde Schools athletic programs offer seasoned athletes, novice athletes, and athletes whose abilities fall somewhere in between an opportunity to explore leadership potential by developing skills that can help them become effective problem-solvers, strategists, and strong team players.">
International Program The International Program at Hyde Schools offers students from all over the world a true American immersion experience. Our private boarding campuses in Bath, Maine, and Woodstock, Connecticut are centers for outstanding college-preparatory academics, leadership opportunities, athletic participation, arts and theater, and much more." data-slink="http://www.boardingschoolreview.com/school_ov/school_id/381" data-sname="Hyde School - Woodstock, CT" data-featured="" data-common=""> International Program The International Program at Hyde Schools offers students from all over the world a true American immersion experience. Our private boarding campuses in Bath, Maine, and Woodstock, Connecticut are centers for outstanding college-preparatory academics, leadership opportunities, athletic participation, arts and theater, and much more." alt="International Program The International Program at Hyde Schools offers students from all over the world a true American immersion experience. Our private boarding campuses in Bath, Maine, and Woodstock, Connecticut are centers for outstanding college-preparatory academics, leadership opportunities, athletic participation, arts and theater, and much more.">
Summer Programs Great things happen at Hyde Schools Summer Sessions! Join us for an experience filled with fun and adventure— on our campuses, in the mountains and wilderness, on the coast or at sea." data-slink="http://www.boardingschoolreview.com/school_ov/school_id/381" data-sname="Hyde School - Woodstock, CT" data-featured="" data-common=""> Summer Programs Great things happen at Hyde Schools Summer Sessions! Join us for an experience filled with fun and adventure— on our campuses, in the mountains and wilderness, on the coast or at sea." alt="Summer Programs Great things happen at Hyde Schools Summer Sessions! Join us for an experience filled with fun and adventure— on our campuses, in the mountains and wilderness, on the coast or at sea.">
HYDE SCHOOL, the leader in character education, is 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 postgraduate studies.
Hyde offers a wide range of courses, including AP, Honors, and Summer programs.
At Hyde School, 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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2014 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 1910
Campus Size 120 acres 125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 175 students 295 students
% Students of Color 30% 19%
% International Students 25% 20%
% Students Boarding 98% 68%
Average SAT Score 1608 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1360 - 1810 -
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 8 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:4 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 9 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 30% 66%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $10 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$52,000 $48,520
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$28,000 $27,240
% Students on Financial Aid 39% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $18,490 $20,250
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

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

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 9 16
CoursesCalculus (AB & BC), English, Environmental Science, European History, Physics, Spanish, Studio Art, US History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 9 14
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 11 23
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 boarding school is Woodstock Academy (2.4 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Woodstock, CT
    57 Academy Road
    WoodstockCT 06281
    8609286575
    2.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1025 students
  • Pomfret, CT
    PO Box 128, 398 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    860-963-6124
    6.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 360 students
  • Thompson, CT
    26 Chase Road
    ThompsonCT 06277
    860 923 9245
    7.6 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 400 students
  • Worcester, MA
    81 Providence Street
    WorcesterMA 01604
    508-459-5481
    22.9 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 645 students
  • Wilbraham, MA
    423 Main Street
    WilbrahamMA 01095
    413-596-9107
    23.9 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 455 students
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