70 Main Street
New Hampton, NH 03256
New Hampton School is a learning environment where happiness matters.
Our community celebrates students as individuals and independent thinkers, game-changers and global citizens, athletes, artists, and entrepreneurs.
Here, they feel wholly welcomed, creatively inspired, motivated by empathy, and empowered by choice.
Peers from 30 countries engage with, encourage, and honor one another.
With distinctive opportunities such as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, Project Week, Apple Distinguished School resources, experiential learning, exceptional athletics, stunning geography, and a challenging, individualized curriculum, students and faculty connect in an inclusive and innovative educational experience.
At New Hampton School, a healthy, balanced and confident student body is at the heart of an excellent education.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 340 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $68,900
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $41,000
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

New Hampton School ranks among the top 10 schools with 200-400 students (out of 106 schools) for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Offering Breadth
School History

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
New Hampton School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12, PG
5-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1821
1906
Campus Size
350 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
340 students
310 students
% Students of Color
16%
25%
% International Students
21%
20%
% Students Boarding
75%
70%
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Yes
No
Frequency of Saturday Classes
Weekly
Weekly
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
11 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
12
17
Number of IB Courses Offered
37
-
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
60%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$34 million
$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$68,900
$61,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$41,000
$33,830
% Students on Financial Aid
45%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$27,000
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
50%
58%
Director of Admissions
William McCulloch
Associate Director of Admissions
Michelle Cote

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
12
17
Courses
AP Calculus AB, AP English Language & Composition, AP Psychology, AP Statistics

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
23
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Debate Club, Greenhouse Interns, LGBQT, Literary magazine, Math Club, Model United Nations, Outing Club, Proctor Program, Robotics, Student Activities Council, Student Government, Sustainability Club, Tour Guides, Women's Leadership Group, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art in the Afternoon, Dance Club, Husky TV, Literary Magazine, Technical Theatre Program

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fitness Club, Recreational Skiing, Recreational Tennis

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.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Cayla Barnes '17 - Member of the United States Women's Hockey Team and Olympic Gold Medalist at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
    • Dempsey Arsenault '15 - Member of Brave, one of the three teams associated with the Women's Professional Lacrosse League.
    • Ed Cooley '88 - Head coach of Mens basketball at Providence College.
    • Wes Miller '01 - Head coach of Mens basketball at UNC Greensboro.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does New Hampton School cost?

New Hampton School's tuition is approximately $68,900 for boarding students and $41,000 for day students.

What is the acceptance rate of New Hampton School?

The acceptance rate of New Hampton School is 50%, which is lower than the boarding school average of 58%.

Who are famous alumni from New Hampton School?

New Hampton School famous alumni include: Cayla Barnes '17, Dempsey Arsenault '15, Ed Cooley '88 and Wes Miller '01.

What sports does New Hampton School offer?

New Hampton School offers 22 interscholastic sports: Alpine Skiing, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball and Tennis. New Hampton School is ranked as one of the top boarding schools for most sports offered.

Does New Hampton School offer a summer program?

Yes, New Hampton School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What is New Hampton School's ranking?

New Hampton School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Low student:teacher ratio, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for New Hampton School?

The application deadline for New Hampton School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Class of 2017
5.00
William and Mary
I'll say two, first the absolutely perfect layout of campus. You have majority of your classes right on academic row which makes the trip to classes easy especially in the winter when you're trying to. . .

Class of 2016
5.00
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. . .

Class of 2016
5.00
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. . .
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 340 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $68,900
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $41,000
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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