Salisbury School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
251 Canaan Road
Salisbury, CT 06068
  • The Salisbury faculty know and understand young men, and celebrate what it means to be a boy!
  • Salisbury provides young men with a quality academic program, nurturing environment, leadership opportunities, and a healthy social environment.
  • Salisbury instills in boys a vibrant enthusiasm for learning and the self-confidence needed for intellectual, physical, moral and spiritual development.
  • Our dedicated faculty knows how boys learn and will help each boy to achieve success in his individual pursuits.

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  • Class of 2009
    5 Stars  
    Colby College
    One of the few all-male boarding schools remaining in New England, Salisbury School doesn't disappoint. This is the greatest aspect of the school. Having attended a coed boarding school prior, Salisbury was a completely different. . .

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Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
Salisbury SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-12, PG9-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19011910
Campus Size725 acres106 acres

Student Body

Enrollment310 students313 students
% Students of Color
14%
21%
% International Students
19%
20%
% Students Boarding
95%
66%
Average SAT Score1240* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesWeeklyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Jacket and Tie for Classes Only)
Casual
Average Class Size12 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:51:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1717
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
62%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Endowment Size$65 million$19 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$61,000$54,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$47,500$30,550
% Students on Financial Aid
37%
37%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$35,500$23,500
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineFeb. 1 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Average Percentile SSAT54%-
Acceptance Rate
33%
55%
Director of AdmissionsPeter B. Gilbert
Associate Director of AdmissionsTom Spinella

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1717
Courses AB Calculus, BC Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, French, Latin, Physics, Statistics, US History, World History, Computer Science, Computer Science Principles, English Language and Composition, Environmental Science, Microeconomics, Spanish

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1915
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Cycling, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations3124
ExtracurricularsFishing, International Students Organization, Ultimate Frisbee

Club or Organization:
A Capella, Big Brothers, Chess Club, Chinese Culture Club, Community Service, Computers, Debate, Dorm Prefects, Dramatics, Entrenprenurial Club, Film Making Club, Fly Fishing Club, Investment Club, Jazz Ensemble, Key Society, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Peer Leadership, Radio Station, Science Club, Spring Softball League, Stage Crew, Student Activities Committee, Student Council, Student Government, Student Newspaper, Vestry, Yearbook

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • The Salisbury faculty know and understand young men, and celebrate what it means to be a boy.As a school designed for boys, our emphasis on relational learning enables Salisbury faculty to build authentic relationships with each student.When a student feels known and valued, he is empowered to persevere through challenges and stay actively engaged.Our distinctive course offerings are carefully crafted to prepare students for the rigors of college and to think independently.The all-boys classroom nurtures the confidence to take risks and inspires growth.Numerous resources are available to guide students while accomplishing his goals and reaching his full potential.
  • In the classroom and on the field, Salisbury transforms a young man's character to graduate confident, spirited, curious, and loyal gentlemen and brothers.
  • LD types supported: skill based tutoring available

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