Dana Hall School
Dana Hall School Photo #2 - Experimentation. Exploration. Creativity. Dana Hall`s visual artists are sensitive observers of themselves and the world around them.
Dana Hall School Photo #3 - Dana Hall focuses on providing an education with purpose-one that is infused with helping girls navigate and articulate what's important to them.
Dana Hall School Photo #4 - Dana Hall students have school spirit. Here, you'll find friends you can count on.
Dana Hall School Photo #6 - Dana Hall School fosters interest and excellence in underrepresented STEM subjects.
Dana Hall School Photo #7 - There's no better feeling than the sense of belonging, and girls find it easy to feel at home at Dana Hall.
Dana Hall School Photo #8 - Boarding at Dana Hall builds confidence, independence, life skills and lifelong friendships.
Dana Hall School Photo #10 - A view from Dana Hall's new outdoor arena at sunset. Since the 1930s, Dana Hall has offered a comprehensive riding program. Located right on campus, the Karen Stives '68 Equestrian Center offers complete stable facilities and classes ranging from beginner to advanced with instruction to suit every level of rider.
Audacious since 1881, Dana Hall School has always been dedicated to providing the vigorous education that every girl deserves-one that`s academically ambitious, rich with opportunity, and fiercely empowering.
Alumni Reviews Review School
- Review Description
- Emory University The relationships I had with my teachers will stick with me for the rest of my life. They encouraged me, challenged me, rooted for me, and wanted only the best for me and my classmates. . .
- University of Pennsylvania One thing unique about Dana is its horse stables. This is one of the main reasons why I was initially drawn to the school. I loved horses and wanted to learn horseback riding in boarding. . .
- College of William and Mary Emphasis on self determination. Empowered women in a time with little empowerment. Holistic yet traditional approach to education-all subjects given equal importance and delivered with equal rigor.Tuesday night family style dinners for boarders and. . .
|Definition of Terms|
| 2021 School Data
|Dana Hall School||Boarding School Avg.|
|School Focus||College Prep||College Preparatory|
|Grades Offered (Boarding)||9-12||9-12|
|Grades Offered (Day)||5-12||9-12|
|Campus Size||55 acres||125 acres|
|Enrollment||484 students||300 students|
|% Students of Color|
|% International Students|
|% Students Boarding|
|Average SAT Score||1340||* National Avg. »View|
|Average ACT score||28||*National Avg. » View|
|Offers Post-Grad Year||No||No|
Academics and Faculty
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual||Casual|
|Average Class Size||12 students||12|
*National School Avg. » 20
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1||7:1|
|# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered||17||18|
|ESL Courses Offered||No||Yes|
|% Faculty with Advanced Degree|
|Summer Program Offered||No||Yes|
|Endowment Size||$65 million||$25 million|
|Tuition international students||$65,850||$54,500|
|% Students on Financial Aid|
|Avg. Financial Aid Grant||$41,517||$25,000|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||Yes||No|
|Application Deadline||Jan. 15 / rolling||Jan. 15|
|Accepts Standardized Application||Yes||No|
|Director of Admissions||Angela N. Brown|
|Associate Director of Admissions||Elizabeth Connelly|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
AP / Advanced Courses
|# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered||17||18|
|Courses||AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English composition, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Latin, AP Physics C, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. History|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||16||16|
|Sports||Ballet, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Fencing, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball|
|Total Extracurricular Organizations||23||23|
|Extracurriculars||Club or Organization:|
and Hallmanac, Big/Little Siblings, Blue Key, Boarding and Day Prefects, Bridge Club, Community Service Club, Disciplinary Council, Environment Club, Focus, French Club, Kesher, Rock Climibing, Salaam, Student Publications: Mirage, Vegetarian Food and Cooking Club
Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber, Chorale/Honors Chorale, Chorus, Dance Club
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Drama Productions, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, Yoga
|Year: 2021||10 Most Popular College Choices (# Enrolled)|
|New York University||3|
|University of Michigan||3|
|Wake Forest University||3|
|Link to Matriculation Data|
- Dana Hall School is unlike any other learning environment a girl will ever experience. We`re a school where students tackle demanding coursework and high academic expectations with joy, enthusiasm, and genuine curiosity. A place where girls take the lead in every classroom, on every stage, and on every sports field. We cultivate an environment in which students feel free to discover, become, and express exactly who they are. At Dana Hall, we believe that academic excellence is best realized in girls whose social and emotional needs are equally considered with their intellect. Here, girls have a rare opportunity to explore-fully and without reserve-every aspect of who they are. Their true interests, nascent talents, bold ambitions, and leadership qualities. What ignites their curiosity, moves their hearts, and gives them purpose. Since 1881, our students` undeniable success-at Dana Hall, in college, and in the world-has borne out the wisdom of our educational philosophy.
- Dana Hall School accreditations: NEASC
Profile last updated: 08/23/2021
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Grades: 7-12, PG| 236 students 84.9 miles230 Bushy Hill Road
6-12, PG (day)
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 408-420084.97-12, PG236
6-12, PG (day)
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