Westover School

Middlebury, Connecticut, USA view map
All Girls, No Religious Affiliation

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Westover School, located in a classic New England town ninety miles from New York City, is a selective boarding and day school with 200 girls from 16 countries and 17 states. With over twenty-two AP's as well as signature programs in science, engineering, art history, and music, we prepare our students to meet the academic challenges of both the world and the world's best colleges. At Westover, girls find their passions, their friends, and their futures through our dynamic and diverse community.
(Boarding Grades 9th-12th, 127 Boarding, 200 Total)

P.O. Box 847, 1237 Whittemore Road, Middlebury, Connecticut, USA 06762
203-758-2423

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Director of Admission: Laura Volovski
Admissions Phone:203-577-4521Fax:203-577-4588
Email: admission@westoverschool.org Website: www.westoverschool.org


  • Application Deadline: January 14
  • Application Fee: $50
  • International Application Fee: $100
  • Accept TABS Admission Application: Yes
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  • Founded: 1909
  • Campus Size: 145 acres
  • Grades Offered: 9th-12th
  • Accredited by: NEASC
Student Body
Boarding
Grades 9th-12th
Day
Grades 9th-12th
Total
Girls     122 78 200
Boys     0 0 0
Total     122 78 200

Tuition and Financial Aid
  • 7-Day Boarding: $47,250
  • 5-Day Boarding: N/A
  • Day Tuition Fee: $33,950
  • Payment Plans: Offered
  • Need-Based Aid: Offered
  • Students Receiving Aid: 50.00%
  • Average Awarded: $0
School Finances
  • Merit Scholarships: Not Offered
  • Students Receiving Merit Scholarships: 0.00%
  • Average Merit Scholarship: $0
  • Current Endowment: $46,000,000
  • Per Student Endowment: $219,047
 
 

Department Director: Ben Hildebrand

Average Class Size: 12

Full Time Teachers: 40

Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 67.00%

Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1

Number of AP Courses Offered: 22

Advanced/Enrichment Programs
  • AP Courses
Support Programs
  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced
  • Learning Center
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Study Skills Assistance
  • Subject Tutoring
English:
  • Creative Writing
  • Literature
  • Poetry
History:
  • Classical History
  • European History
  • Honors
  • Medieval History
  • United States History
  • World History
Foreign Languages:
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Latin
Religion/Philosophy:
Humanities/Social Sciences:
  • Psychology
Sciences:
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Oceanography
  • Ornithology
  • Physics
Math:
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Honors Math
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry
Computer Studies:
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Web Design
Music:
  • Choral Music
  • Composition
  • History of Music
  • Individual Instructions
  • Music Appreciation
  • Music Theory
  • Opera
  • Voice
Performing/Visual Arts:
  • 3-D Design
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Ballet
  • Ceramics
  • Choreography
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Directing
  • Drama
  • Drawing
  • Fiber Arts
  • Film and Video
  • Graphic Design
  • Journalism
  • Modern Dance
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Portfolio
  • Printmaking
  • Screenwriting
  • Stagecraft
  • Textiles
Special Programs:
  • Community Service
  • Exchange Programs
  • Independent Study
  • Internships
  • Leadership
Distinctive or New Programs:
  • N/A
AP Courses Available:
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Computer Science A
  • English Literature
  • European History
  • French Language
  • Music Theory
  • Physics B
  • Spanish Language
  • Statistics
  • US History
  • Chinese Photogra phy Drawing
 
 

Department Director: Elise House

Dorm Life

Dorm Amenities:
 
Laundry Facilities 
Lounge 
Wireless Internet 
Vending Machines 
 

Dress Code: Other

Student Life

Facilities

  • Basketball court(s)
  • Fitness Center
  • Technology Center
  • Volleyball court(s)
  • Indoor basketball court(s)
  • Indoor climbing wall
  • Squash Courts, outdoor tennis courts

Clubs and Organizations

  • Amnesty International
  • Animal Rights Club
  • Asian Club
  • Astronomy Club
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Computer Club
  • Debate Club
  • Diversity Club
  • Dorm Proctors
  • Environmental Club
  • Food Council
  • Foreign Language Clubs
  • International Clubs
  • Jewish Student Org
  • Literary Magazine
  • Mock Trial
  • Model UN
  • Newspaper
  • Outing Club
  • Peer Counseling
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Photography
  • Sexualities Club
  • Student Activities
  • Student Government
  • Student Publications
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga
 
 

Arts Department Director: Bob Havery

Athletics Department Director: Tiz Mulligan

Arts
  • A Cappella Group
  • Art Club
  • Chamber Choir
  • Chamber Ensemble
  • Choral Music
  • Dance
  • Drama Club
  • Glee Club
  • Gospel Choir
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Improvisation Group
  • String Ensemble
  • Tech Crew
  • Theater
Interscholastic Sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross-Country Running
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
Recreational Sports
  • Aerobics
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Dance
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor Education
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowboarding
  • Squash
  • Tennis
 
 

Department Director: Cornelia "Corky" Beaulieu

College Information

Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 100.00%

Colleges attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:

Boston College 7 graduates
UCONN 6 graduates
Dickinson College 5 graduates
NYU 5 graduates
Rollins College 5 graduates
Barnard College 4 graduates
Boston University 4 graduates
Connecticut College 4 graduates
Middlebury 4 graduates
Northeastern 4 graduates
Ursinus 4 graduates
Columbia 3 graduates
School of the Museum of Fine Arts 3 graduates

Middle Percentile of SAT Scores

25th percentile 75th percentile
Critical Reading 530 630
Mathematics 510 660
Writing 560 680



Notable Alumni



Quotes from Alumni
 
 

Department Director: Shelby Neal