Westover School

5.00 5 1 (12 reviews)
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.

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  • Class of 2016
    5 Stars  
    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 2013
    5 Stars  
    Boston College
    Westover School is unique, for one, because it is an all-girls school. Being one of the few remaining all-girls schools in the surrounding area, Westover strives to instill in students qualities of independence and confidence. . .

  • Class of 2013
    5 Stars  
    University of New Hampshire
    Form the moment you walk into the great yellow walls of Westover, you are greeted with smiles. Westover's community is close-knit and comfortable. We not only support each other, but also push our friends, teammates. . .
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Definition of Terms
 | 2019 School Data
Westover SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-125-12
School TypeAll-girlsCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded19091910
Campus Size145 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment189 students313 students
% Students of Color
20%
23%
% International Students
24%
20%
% Students Boarding
70%
69%
Average SAT Score1290* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score27*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesWeeklyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size11 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:81:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered2418
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
69%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Endowment Size$61 million
($311,224 Endowment Per Student)
$20 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$63,800$56,875
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$46,000$30,150
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Average Percentile SSAT60%-
Acceptance Rate
46%
57%
Director of AdmissionsDavid Tuttle
Associate Director of AdmissionsDawn Curtis

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered2418
CoursesArt 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

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1616
SportsBallet, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations2923
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Activities Council, Amnesty International Club, Class Community Service Reps, Coagess (Yearbook), Environment Club, French Club, Glee Club, Global Voices (International Student Newspaper), Heads of School, International Student Alliance, Intramural Games, Issues and Viewpoints- political and social review journal, Merrie Melodies, Peer Support, Proctors, Senate, Spanish Club, Student Academic Committee, Student Council, Walsa, Wick (School Newspaper)

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Drama Club, Emma Green, Hallmark (yearbook), Handbell, HIFA (Halls is for Animals)

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Movement and Dance, Wests and Overs

College Matriculation

Year: 2014 - 201610 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Vermont5
Fordham University4
George Washington University4
Ithaca College4
University of Connecticut4
Boston College3
Cornell Universty3
University of Michigan3
University of Pennsylvania3
Worcester Polytechnic Institute3
Link to Matriculation Data

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)

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