The Woodhall School

58 Harrison Lane
Bethlehem, CT 06751
  • The mission of The Woodhall School is to provide an opportunity for success to young men of above-average intellectual ability in grades 9-12, who have had difficulties in traditional school environments.
  • The school embraces an individualized approach that allows each student to realize his potential and to take accountability in all areas of his life.The school's individualized approach includes an interpersonal and intrapersonal component that permeates the four pillars of The Woodhall School: Academics, Athletics,Residential Life, and Communications.

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Definition of Terms
 | 2019 School Data
The Woodhall SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-129-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19831909
Campus Size38 acres110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment42 students320 students
% Students of Color
3%
23%
% International Students
2%
20%
% Students Boarding
100%
70%
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesWeeklyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Class Dress: Collared Shirt; Dinner Dress: Collared Shirt, Dress pants, Dress Shoes, Blazer)
Casual
Average Class Size3 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:31:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1018
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
80%
69%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$73,000$57,650
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$54,750$30,400
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
59%
57%
Director of AdmissionsMatthew C. Woodhall

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1018
Courses Calculus AB and BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature, Spanish Language, Biology, Economics, Environmental Science, U.S. History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered716
SportsBasketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Soccer, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations623
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Creative Writing, Model U.N., Science Club, Yearbook & Social Media

Arts and Music Programs:
The Link (spirit club for 9th-and 10th-graders), The Woodsmen (a cappella)

College Matriculation

Year: 2015 - 201810 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute3
Champlain College2
Emerson College2
Loyola University Chicago2
Rochester Institute of Technology2
University of Vermont2
Ohio Wesleyan University1
Drexel University1
St. Michael's College1
Washington State University1
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • The mission of The Woodhall School is to provide an opportunity for success to young men of above-average intellectual ability in grades 9-12, who have had difficulties in traditional school environments. The school embraces an individualized approach that allows each student to realize his potential and to take accountability in all areas of his life.The school's individualized approach includes an interpersonal and intrapersonal component that permeates the four pillars of The Woodhall School: Academics, Athletics,Residential Life, and Communications.The Woodhall School is a nonprofit institution governed by a Board of Directors. The school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. It is a member of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools and the National Association of Independent Schools.The campus occupies 38 acres in rural Bethlehem, Litchfield County, Connecticut. The school is located midway between New York and Boston and is a one hour drive from Hartford and New Haven.The Woodhall School admits students of any race, color and national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, disabilities, or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, and school administered programs.
  • LD types supported: ASD,ADHD, Aspergers, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia
  • The Woodhall School accreditations: NAESC, NAIS, CAIS
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Note: Thank you for considering The Woodhall School. In order to determine whether the school is a beneficial choice for a student and the young man an appropriate candidate for the school, the Head of School reviews each completed inquiry personally. You and your son will be invited to tour the campus and meet with the Head of School if he feels your son will benefit from the Woodhall School program. 

The Woodhall School accepts inquiries year-round, but it is best to submit your inquiry as far in advance as possible. 

1. Complete our online inquiry form: https://woodhallschool.org/excellence/admission/#admission-process

2. Arrange to have a copy of a neuro-psychological evaluation emailed to: admission@woodhallschool.org,
or sent by fax or mail to:
F 203.266.5896
58 Harrison Lane
Bethlehem, CT 06751

Once we have reviewed your son's evaluation, we will be in contact with you.


 
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