Westover School

1237 Whittemore Rd.
Middlebury, CT 06762
Westover is an independent boarding and day high school that challenges smart, motivated girls to become confident, connected women.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 184 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $67,670
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $50,500
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / Aug. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Westover School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 288 schools) for:

Category
Attribute
Student Test Scores

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
Westover School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12
8-12
School Type
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1909
1906
Campus Size
145 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
184 students
320 students
% Students of Color
50%
25%
% International Students
30%
20%
% Students Boarding
66%
67%
Average SAT Score
1260
(Out of 1600)
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
30
(Out of 36)
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Yes
No
Frequency of Saturday Classes
Weekly
Weekly
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
12 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
24
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
70%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$69 million
$28 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$67,670
$64,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$50,500
$35,000
Tuition international students
$72,600
$55,985
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Jan. 15 / Aug. 1 / rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
60%
60%
Director of Admissions
Caitlyn Adams-Davis
Associate Director of Admissions
Katie Leone

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
24
17
Courses
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB/BC, Chemistry, Comparative Government & Politics, Computer Science A, English Language & Composition, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, Latin (Vergil), Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics 1/Physics 2, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art (2D Design), Studio Art (Drawing), U.S. History, World History

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
22
24
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
AGVC (Anti-Gun Violence Club), Amnesty International Club, Class Community Service Reps, Coagess (Yearbook), Environment Club, French Club, Glee Club, Heads of School, International Student Alliance, Intramural Games, Issues and Viewpoints- political and social review journal, Peer Support, Proctors, Spanish Club, Student Academic Committee, Student Council, Walsa

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Drama Club, Handbell

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Movement and Dance, Wests and Overs

College Matriculation

Year: 2022
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Saint Anselm College
3
Loyola University Maryland
2
Northeastern University
2
Skidmore College
2
Syracuse University
2
Union College
2
American University
1
Amherst College
1
George Washington University
1
New York University
1

School Notes

  • At Westover, we help talented and motivated girls grow into confident and connected women.Women who find lives of purpose and meaning, who understand they can make a difference and who understand the power of relationships.We are not just educating girls in the traditional sense; we are empowering them to be themselves, to make their own choices, and to appreciate diversity.
  • Westover School accreditations: New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS), National Coalition of Girls Schools (NCGS)
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Westover School cost?
Westover School's tuition is approximately $67,670 for boarding students and $50,500 for day students.
What schools are Westover School often compared to?
Westover Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Miss Porter's School by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Westover School?
The acceptance rate of Westover School is 60%, which is equal to the boarding school average of 60%.
What sports does Westover School offer?
Westover School offers 13 interscholastic sports: Ballet, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis and Volleyball.
What is Westover School's ranking?
Westover School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Highest endowment/student and High ACT scores.
When is the application deadline for Westover School?
The application deadline for Westover School is Jan. 15 / Aug. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 15 / Aug. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

Alumni Reviews Review School

Review
Description

Class of 2003
5.00
Montana State University Bozeman
The Westover School provided me with an educational experience that has lasted a lifetime. My roommate from Westover is still my friend. The professors and staff are top educators and the school makes for being. . .

Class of 2016
5.00
UMBC
Westover School is unique because of its community. No other school I have visited or heard of has the atmosphere Westover has. Each of the students have unbreakable bonds with each other and the faculty;. . .

Class of 2000
5.00
Villanova University
What stands out above all else is the quality of teaching at Westover. The faculty are passionate about their subjects, and inspire this passion in their students. The faculty are 100% dedicated to their students. . .
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 184 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $67,670
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $50,500
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / Aug. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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