Westover School: Middlebury, Connecticut, USA

Middlebury, Connecticut, United States

Westover School: Middlebury, Connecticut, USA

Price Range ₤ 30,000 - 40,000 per annum

Introduction

One of top girls only boarding schools in US! Westover School, Middlebury, Connecticut is located in a classic New England town ninety miles from New York City, is a selective boarding and day school with 200 girls from 17 countries and 16 states. Great US boarding! With over twenty AP's as well as signature programs in science, engineering, art history, and music, we prepare our students to meet the challenges of 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. International girls come from Russia, France, Rwanda, Ghana and many other countries.

Number of students

  Girls Boys Total
Boarding School: 124 0 124
Day School: 76 0 76
Year of foundation: 1909
Some history:
Campus size and facilities: 125 acres
Accreditations: NEASC

Name of Director: Mrs Laura Volowski

Address: 1237 Whittemore Road, Middlebury, CT, 06762, USA

Tel: + 203-577-4522

Fax: + 203-577-4588

Contact school: contact-us

Website: www.westoverschool.org

Rolling or fixed admission date? Rolling

Application fee: 33 GBP

International application fee: 66 GBP

Cost of tuition

7 days boarding: 31 236 GBP

Day school only cost: 22 444 GBP

Needs based aid: Offered

Percentage of students receiving some aid: 50%

Average aid awarded: not publicised

Merit scholarschips:Not Offered

About the school

Long description:

A leader in girls’ education, Westover is an academically rigorous school dedicated to challenging and encouraging young women to participate in all aspects of academic, athletic, and community life.

Westover School is located in a lovely, safe New England town halfway between New York and Boston. Founded in 1909, Westover is best known for a broad and deep academic program, a warm and welcoming community, outstanding facilities and strong college placement. Students at Westover are high achievers who take advantage of the wide range of electives and 22 Advanced Placement courses that are offered in all subject areas. Students are also involved in a variety of clubs and community service activities.

In addition to the tradition courses, seven signature programs at Westover enhance the curriculum. These programs are:

W.I.S.E. (Women in Science and Engineering)

Investing in Girls (IIG): Principles of Finance

Sonja Osborn Museum Studies Internship (SOMSI)

Global Exchange Programs

Manhattan School of Music

Westover Poets Program

With one main building that houses all dorm rooms and day student lounges of the 200 students, community life is integral at Westover. The Westover community is diverse, with 20% of students coming from minority backgrounds, and 19% representing 17 countries. Surrounding the central campus are playing fields, tennis courts, a pond, and walking and cross-country trails in woods extending over 130 acres. Students regularly join with the faculty to consult on recommendations regarding the academic program, activities, and school life. Dorm parents live on corridor, and they, together with faculty members, share with students in a rich extracurricular program.

Dorm Facilities: With beautiful and large rooms all boarding students live in one main dorm.  Each class lives on their own corridor with one dorm parent.  

Dress code: Casual

Academic life

Student/teacher ratio: 10:1

Average class size: 12

Number of AP courses offered: 22

Social life & attractions

Description:

Located in Middlebury CT, Westover is only a short distance from New York City and Boston.  Our girls travel to both of these cities for both their studies and recreation.  In addition to these trips Westover offers a number of co-ed events on the weekends such as dances, movie nights, and volunteer events.  Finally, there are also a number of chaperoned trips to local stores, theaters, and restaurants. 

Facilities: We have a student center on campus with a snack bar and fun activities for the girls in their down time. 
Student organizations:

Amnest, Art Club, Coagess (Yearbook), Dorcas (Community Service), Drama Club, Environmental Action, French Club, Glee Club, Global Voices (International Student Newspaper), Handbells, Heads of School, Instrument Ensembles, Jewish Association, Lantern (Literary Magazine), Latin Club, Meals and Nutritions, Overtones (a capella singing group), Peer Support, Photography Club, Proctors, Senate, Spanish Club, Student Academic Committee, Student Council, Walsa, Wests and Overs, Wick (School Newspaper)

Sport and culture

Sport Facilities: The Fuller Athletic Center (FAC) houses one main gym with two full basketball courts, four volleyball courts, and a climbing wall.  In addition to the gym, the FAC has four squash courts, a weight room, and locker rooms. 
What we offer? Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, and Volleyball
Culture and arts:

A Cappella, Chamber Ensemble, Drama Club, Guitar Ensemble, Tech Crew, Art Club, Choral Music, Glee Club, Improvisation Group, Theater, Chamber Choir, dance, Gospel Choir, String Ensemble. 

Summer Programs

Westover Summer Programs in the Arts and Academics are for girls entering grades 7,8, or 9. 

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Why Should You Choose this School?

As a leader in girls’ education, Westover is an academically rigorous school dedicated to challenging and encouraging young women to participate in all aspects of academic, athletic, and community life
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