The Ethel Walker School
- The Ethel Walker School is an independent, college preparatory, boarding and day school for girls in grades six through 12 plus a postgraduate year.
- Since 1911, The Ethel Walker School has excelled at preparing students to make a difference in the world.
- Members of this diverse community are dedicated to scholarship, the arts, athletics, wellness, and service.
- The satisfaction of achievement and joy of friendship are fundamental principles as the School empowers girls to lead with integrity, respect, confidence, courage, conviction and a love of learning.
|Definition of Terms |
2017 School Data
|The Ethel Walker||Boarding School Avg.|
|School Focus||College Prep||College Preparatory|
|Grades Offered (Boarding)||9-12, PG||7-12|
|Grades Offered (Day)||6-12, PG||7-12|
|Supports Learning Differences (LD)||Yes||Yes|
|Campus Size||175 acres||105 acres|
|Enrollment||252 students||300 students|
|% Students of Color|
|% International Students|
|% Students Boarding|
|Average SAT Score||n/a||* National Avg. »View|
|Offers Post-Grad Year||Yes||No|
Academics and Faculty
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual||Casual|
|Average Class Size||12 students||12|
*National School Avg. » 20
|Teacher : Student Ratio||1:7||1:7|
|# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered||11||17|
|ESL Courses Offered||No||Yes|
|% Faculty with Advanced Degree|
|Summer Program Offered||Yes||Yes|
|Endowment Size||$15.9 million||$18 million|
($37,250 Middle School)
|Tuition international students||$64,150||$48,100|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||No||No|
|Application Deadline||Jan. 15 / rolling||Jan. 15|
|Accepts Standardized Application||Yes||No|
|Director of Admissions||Jenny Reynolds P'13, '15|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||15||15|
|Sports||Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Riding, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball|
|Total Extracurricular Organizations||38||24|
|Extracurriculars||Club or Organization:|
African Drumming, Amnesty International, Anime Club, Art for Charity, Asian Club, Astronomy Club, Bee Club, Black Student Union (BSU), CHANGE Club, Choristers (Middle School), Cicerone Society, Cooking Club, Daemon Club (Art & Literary Magazine), Dance Club, Debate Club, Film Society, Forte Ensemble, Gifts from the Heart, Gospel Choir, Grapes a cappella, Guitar Society, Habitat for Humanity, Harmonious Bells, Justice League, LASO (Latin American Student Organization), Middle School Garden Club, Multicultural Society, Orchestra, Pepperpot (Yearbook), Photography Club, Random Acts of Kindness, Robotics Club (The Wirecats), Self Defense and Martial Art Club, Step Club, The Wave Cafe, Voce Felice, Walker's Wheelers, Wings (Gender and Sexuality Alliance)
|Year:||10 Most Popular College Choices (# Enrolled)|
|Link to Matriculation Data|
- Walker's welcomes girls in grades 6-12, blending the strengths and advantages of boarding and day schools to create a vibrant learning community (boarding grades 9-12, day grades 6-12).
- School accreditations: NEASC, TABS, CAIS
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