Founded in 1891, Hotchkiss strives to develop in students a lifelong love of learning, responsible citizenship, and personal integrity. Our students come from 37 states and 33 foreign countries. Thirty-nine percent are students of color. Over $7.6 million in financial aid is available each year; 37 percent of students receive financial aid.
With more than 248 courses, Hotchkiss offers a large-school academic experience with a small-school feeling. The average class size is 12, and facilities include a 97,500-item library, a visual arts center, two theatres, new state-of-the-art athletic and music centers, and a golf course and tennis courts, all on an 827-acre campus.
Our athletic teams compete with remarkable success in 19 interscholastic sports, including baseball, basketball, cross-country, field hockey, football, golf, hockey,lacrosse, sailing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming and diving, tennis, track, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, water polo, and wrestling. We also offer instruction in outdoor leadership, paddle tennis, rock climbing, spin cycling, and yoga.
With a teacher:student ratio of 1:5 and course offerings that total 248, our students have exceptional opportunities for advancing their education and finding mentors on the faculty who will support them in their learning. Students, teachers, and staff members are equally important members in this community based on trust, mutual respect, compassion and shared intellectual curiosity.

Extracurricular Activities
Chinese Student Mgmt

Co-ed Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed Rural
No ESL: No
69,820 Tuition: $69,820
624 # of Students: 624
Co-ed Teacher:Student: 1:5
Co-ed International Student: 14%
0 AP Courses: 0
463.00 Endowment: $741,987/student
72 Faculty w/ adv. degree: 72%
1998 SAT: 1412/1600
#7 USA Boarding School
School Videos (2)

School Gallery (21)
All graduates (2019-2022)
1 Princeton University 10
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 9
3 Harvard College 14
3 Stanford University 9
3 Yale University 14
6 University of Chicago 45
7 University of Pennsylvania 22
10 Duke University 6
10 Northwestern University 6
12 Dartmouth College 13
13 Brown University 13
15 Washington University in St. Louis 12
17 Cornell University 26
18 Columbia University 20
20 University of California: Los Angeles 5
22 Carnegie Mellon University 6
22 Emory University 5
22 Georgetown University 29
25 New York University 16
25 University of Michigan 7
Chinese graduates (2022)
2 Columbia University 1 +
6 Stanford University 1 +
Total 15
Ceramics Portfolio Architecture
Dance Music Chorus
Jazz Music Technology Photography
Photography Portfolio Digital Media Narrative Film
Documentary Filmmaking Production
Extracurricular Activities and Clubs
Total 29
Competitive Club Soccer Fairfield Farm Ecosytems and Adventure Team (FFEAT) Woods Squad
Fly Fishing Winter Club Hockey
Running Club Basketball Club Squash
Yoga Dance Company Math Team
SEED Spring Athletic teams (varsity
junior varsity thirds) Exercise & Fitness
Early AM Exercise & Fitness Dynamic Training Golf
Hotchkiss Dramatic Association (HDA) Mischianza (yearbook) Fairfield Farm Ecosystem and Adventure Team (FFEAT)
Robotics/EFX Lab Community Service Ceramics
Dance Sports Media
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Contact Info
11 Interlaken Road, Lakeville, CT 06039
Phone Number
Basic Info
Year Founded
Campus Size
827 acres
Boarding Rate
Application Info
School Code
Skype, On Campus
Pre Interview
No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores
# of Chinese Students
Grades open for Chinese Students
9 -12
Brief Reviews
  • 4.9 / 5
Detailed Review
    • Overall
      5.0 / 5
    • Academics
      5.0 / 5
    • Campus
      5.0 / 5
    • Student Life
      5.0 / 5
    • Athletic&Art
      5.0 / 5
    • Transportation
      5.0 / 5


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