At a Glance

Student Body

List of 8 items.

  • 15%

    International Students
  • 20%

    Students of Color
  • 25

    States Represented
  • 25%/75%

    Day/Boarding Students
  • 30

    Countries Represented
  • 400

    Number of Students
  • 50%/50%

    Boys/Girls in Student Body
  • 9-12

    Grades and Postgraduate

Academics, Athletics, and Admissions

List of 8 items.

  • 1,000

    Number of Applications
  • 12

    Average English Class Size
  • 14

    Number of Interscholastic Sports
  • 140

    Number of New Students
  • 23

    Advanced Placement Offerings
  • 26,600

    Number of Library Volumes
  • 5:1

    Student / Teacher Ratio
  • Over 50

    Number of Interscholastic Teams


List of 4 items.

  • $100.5mil

    Endowment (Approximate value as of June 30, 2019.)
  • $250mil

    Plant Value (Approximate value as of June 30, 2019.)
  • $5,860,000

    Financial Aid Budget
  • 34%

    Students Receiving Financial Aid






College Counseling

Our History

Westminster School was founded by William Lee Cushing in 1888 as a boys’ school in Dobbs Ferry, New York. A graduate of Yale, and a firm believer in the traditional form of English boarding school education, Mr. Cushing was strongly influenced by the Reverend Edward Thring, headmaster of Uppingham School in England. Thring believed in “education as training for life.”

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995 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, Connecticut 06070

P. (860) 408-3000
F. (860) 408 3001
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