Ethel Walker School
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USA / New York
Other locations: Simsbury, CT,
Institution Description
The Ethel Walker School is an independent, college preparatory, boarding and day school for girls in grades six through twelve. Since 1911, The Ethel Walker School has excelled at preparing students to make a difference in the world. Members of this diverse community are dedicated to scholarship, the arts, athletics, wellness, and service. The satisfaction of achievement and joy of friendship are fundamental principles as the School empowers girls to lead with integrity, confidence, courage, and conviction.

The School
  • Established in 1911
  • Upper School: grades 9-12, PG
  • Middle School: grades 6-8
  • Number of class offerings: 119 in US; 30 in MS
  • 19 Advanced Placement courses offered
  • 18 Honors courses offered
  • Student/faculty ratio: 6:1
  • Average class size
  • Middle School: 12
  • Upper School: 12

The Student Body
  • 260 students
  • 221 Upper School
  • 137 Boarding (62%)
  • 84 Day (38%)
  • 39 Middle School
  • 15 countries and 23 states are represented
  • 24% U.S. students of color
  • 19% international students
  • 56 students took a total of 115 AP exams
  • 45% scored a 4 or higher
  • 73% scored a 3 or higher
  • 100% of students accepted to four-year colleges/universities