New Hampton School

5.00 5 1 (6 reviews)
Tel: 603-677-3401
70 Main Street
New Hampton, NH 03256
  • Founded in 1821, New Hampton School is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory secondary school of 320 students who come from over 25 states and 30 countries.
  • An International Baccalaureate and Apple Distinguished school, New Hampton School cultivates lifelong learners who will serve as active global citizens.
  • Students benefit from an average class size of 11 and a student-faculty ratio of 5:1. For more information, please visit

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  • Class of 2016
    5 Stars   11/19/2017
    Hobart and William Smith
    One important aspect of the school is the technology. Due to the school's sponsorship each students get their own iPad which is set up to have grades, assignments, ways to take notes, textbook, and more. . .
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges
    I believe the overall feel of my school was the most unique part of it. Campus always felt like a big family. My teachers and dorm parents had no problem letting me do homework in. . .

  • Class of 2015
    5 Stars   8/18/2015
    Syracuse University
    New Hampton offered me so many opportunities that I'm grateful for, that I don't know where to start. Something that was different about New Hampton than other schools I had attended was the IB program. . .

  • Class of 2010
    5 Stars   9/15/2011
    Cornell University
    Talking to peers in college about our various high school experiences emphasized the fact that New Hampton School has a truly unique community feel to it. There are many ways the school achieves this, but. . .

  • Class of 2010
    5 Stars   10/1/2011
    St. Lawrence University
    The most striking aspect of New Hampton, which I have realized more so now that I have left, is it's sense of community. There is no stratification. Your biology teacher is also your advisor, your. . .
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Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
New Hampton SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-12, PG9-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded18211910
Campus Size350 acres110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment320 students300 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesWeeklyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size11 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:51:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered216
Number of IB Courses Offered45-
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYesYes


Endowment Size$15 million$17 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$27,000$22,410
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo


Application DeadlineFeb. 1 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsWilliam McCulloch
Associate Director of AdmissionsMichelle Cote

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered216
CoursesAP Art, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP European History, AP French, AP Photography, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP US History


# Interscholastic Sports Offered1914
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis


Total Extracurricular Organizations1623
ExtracurricularsArt in the Afternoon, Experiential Learning, Fitness Club, Greenhouse Interns, LGBQT, Literary magazine, Math Club, Model United Nations, Outing Club, Proctor Program, Student Government, Sustainability Club, Technical Theatre Program, Tour Guides, Women's Leadership Group, Yearbook Club

School Notes

  • The School offers a globally focused education to young men and women from across the country and around the world.
  • Over 90% of faculty live on campus with their families.
  • An intentional curriculum cultivates global citizens with over 32 different countries represented in the student body.
  • The first New England Boarding School to offer the International Baccalaureate Program, the School`s rigorous college preparatory curriculum is rooted in personal exploration, civic engagement, and global awareness.
  • It balances the rigor of IB with a highly regarded Academic Support Program.
  • Students take advantage of outstanding facilities in the arts, the sciences, and athletics; a wide range of opportunities for service and hands-on experience; and a talented faculty committed to holistic development.
  • Located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire within two hours of Boston, and near the magnificent White Mountains, the school is ideally situated to help students explore issues of environmental sustainability.
  • The school is known as an innovator in technology integration and supports a comprehensive Apple Distinguished iPad Program.
  • Students benefit from a experiential Project Week each spring.
  • Alumni of New Hampton School matriculate to competitive colleges and universities and go on to take leadership roles in politics and culture, business and finance, science and medicine, education and philanthropy, or wherever their dreams and talents take them.
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