Rumsey Hall School

201 Romford Road
Washington Depot, CT 06794
Tel: 8608680535
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Rumsey Hall School Photo #1 - Rumsey Hall School, located in the Bantam River Valley in Washington Depot, CT, is set on a 147-acre campus featuring Math and Science Buildings, Library, Fine Arts Building, Performing Arts Center, Two Gymnasiums, Indoor and Outdoor Tennis Courts, 7 Athletic Fields, Hockey Rink, Dining Hall and Dormitories
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Rumsey Hall School Photo #1 - Rumsey Hall School, located in the Bantam River Valley in Washington Depot, CT, is set on a 147-acre campus featuring Math and Science Buildings, Library, Fine Arts Building, Performing Arts Center, Two Gymnasiums, Indoor and Outdoor Tennis Courts, 7 Athletic Fields, Hockey Rink, Dining Hall and Dormitories
Rumsey Hall School Photo #2 - 319 Students enrolled in the 2010-2011 School Year from 27 Local Communities, 20 States and 10 Countries. Lower School Grades: K-5 Upper School Grades: 6-9
Rumsey Hall School Photo #3 - Academic Curriculum includes English, Mathematics, Sciences, Foreign Language, Social Studies, The Arts, Music, and Computer Skills Programs. Honors courses for qualified students. English as a Second Language.
Rumsey Hall School Photo #4 - Comprehensive Varsity, Junior Varsity and Intramural Three Season Athletic Teams as well as ROA (Rumsey Outdoor Adventure) for boys and girls in grades 5-9
Rumsey Hall School Photo #5 - Comprehensive Girls' Athletics Program Fall Term Athletics: Varsity, Jr. Varsity and B Team Field Hockey, Varsity B Soccer, Jr. Soccer, Varsity Cross-Country, Varsity and Varsity B Volleyball, Rumsey Outdoor Adventure, Horseback Riding Winter Term Athletics: Varsity Girls' Ice Hockey, Varsity Girls' Basketball, Varsity B and Jr. Girls' Basketball, Varsity and Recreational Ski and Snowboarding, Instructional Volleyball and Tennis Spring Term Athletics: Varsity, Varsity B and Jr. Softball Teams, Varsity and Varsity B Tennis, Varsity Crew
Rumsey Hall School Photo #6 - Drama and Musical Arts: Plays, Musicals, Performing Vocal Groups (Clef Club, a cappella singing group)
Rumsey Hall School Photo #7 - The course offerings at Rumsey focus on discovery and self expression through media ranging from two-dimensional options, such as painting, drawing, and printmaking to three dimensional possibilities including clay, woodcarving and various forms of multi-media construction including technology through digital photography.
Rumsey Hall School Photo #8 - Broomball Championships
  • Rumsey Hall School is committed to a whole child approach to education and believes that teaching academics and teaching an attitude of mind are of equal importance.
  • The School emphasizes effort as a criterion for success and is dedicated to helping each child develop toward his or her maximum stature as an educated person, a successful member of a family and a contributing member of a community.
Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
Rumsey Hall School
School FocusJunior Boarding School
Grades (Boarding)Grades 5-9
Grades (Day)Grades K-9
School TypeCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)Yes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominational
Year Founded1900
Campus Size147 acres

Student Body

Enrollment336 students
% Students of Color
4%
% International Students
22%
% Students Boarding
42%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYes
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
Average Class Size12 students
Teacher : Student Ratio1:5
Number of AP Courses Offeredn/a
ESL Courses OfferedYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
36%
Summer Program OfferedYes

Finances

Endowment Size$11.9 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$55,665
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$26,040
% Students on Financial Aid
15%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant16000
Merit Scholarships OfferedNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
73%
Director of AdmissionsBenjamin R. Tuff

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered14 Interscholastic Sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Ice Hockey, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations4 Extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Community Service Club, Monday Activity Clubs in Fall and Spring

Arts and Music Programs:
Individual Music Lessons, Two Theater Productions/One Drama & One Musical

School Notes

  • Rumsey Hall School is committed to a whole child approach to education and believes that teaching academics and teaching an attitude of mind are of equal importance. The School emphasizes effort as a criterion for success and is dedicated to helping each child develop toward his or her maximum stature as an educated person, a successful member of a family and a contributing member of a community.
  • LD types supported: Mild Learning Differences
  • Rumsey Hall School accreditations: the Association of Boarding School (TABS)
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