Salisbury School

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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 310 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $70,500
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $49,950
  • Acceptance rate: 33%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Salisbury School ranks among the top 10 schools with 200-400 students (out of 94 schools) for:

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Attribute
Student Attention

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
Salisbury School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12, PG
8-12
School Type
Co-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
skill based tutoring available
n/a
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1901
1906
Campus Size
725 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
310 students
320 students
% Students of Color
14%
25%
% International Students
19%
20%
% Students Boarding
95%
67%
Average SAT Score
1240
(Out of 1600)
* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Yes
No
Frequency of Saturday Classes
Weekly
Weekly
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Jacket and Tie for Classes Only
Casual
Average Class Size
12 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
17
17
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
66%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$88 million
$28 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$70,500
$64,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$49,950
$35,000
% Students on Financial Aid
41%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$38,500
$24,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Jan. 15
SSAT Required
Yes
Yes
Average Percentile SSAT
54%
-
Acceptance Rate
33%
60%
Director of Admissions
Bill Warder
Associate Director of Admissions
Tom Spinella

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
17
17
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

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
16
24
Extracurriculars
Fishing, International Students Organization

Club or Organization:
Big Brothers, Chess Club, Chinese Culture Club, Community Service, Computers, Debate, Dorm Prefects, Dramatics, Ecology/Recycling Club, Entrenprenurial Club, Leadership Class, Literary Magazine, Student Government, Yearbook

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Salisbury School cost?
Salisbury School's tuition is approximately $70,500 for boarding students and $49,950 for day students.
What schools are Salisbury School often compared to?
Salisbury Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Avon Old Farms School by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Salisbury School?
The acceptance rate of Salisbury School is 33%, which is lower than the boarding school average of 60%. Salisbury School's acceptance rate is ranked as one of the top boarding schools with low acceptance rates.
What sports does Salisbury School offer?
Salisbury School offers 20 interscholastic sports: Alpine 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 and Wrestling.
What is Salisbury School's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Salisbury School?
The application deadline for Salisbury School is Feb. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

Alumni Reviews Review School

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Description

Class of 2014
5.00
Elon University
Salisbury has a beautiful campus and is made for boys.. . .

Class of 2009
5.00
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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 310 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $70,500
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $49,950
  • Acceptance rate: 33%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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