Salisbury School

5.00 (2 reviews)
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 2014
    5 Stars  
    Elon University
    Salisbury has a beautiful campus and is made for boys.. . .

  • 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
 | 2021 School Data
Salisbury SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-12, PG5-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19011907
Campus Size725 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment310 students300 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
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)
Average Class Size12 students12
*National School Avg. » 18
Student : Teacher Ratio5:17:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1718
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size$65 million$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$38,500$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineFeb. 1 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Average Percentile SSAT54%-
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsBill Warder
Associate Director of AdmissionsTom Spinella

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1718
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


# Interscholastic Sports Offered2016
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Cycling, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling


Total Extracurricular Organizations3123
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, Ecology/Recycling Club, Entrenprenurial Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), Growing A Future Organization, Internet Radio Station, Junior State of America (JSA), Leadership Class, Literary Magazine, Liturgical Music, Lower School Wing Society, McCallie Community Council, McCallie Literary Club, McCallie Prayer Ministry, Military History Club, Radio Station, Student Government, The Frisbee Club, WRLA Radio, 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

Profile last updated: 08/23/2021

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