Overview

Founded in 1843 by lifelong scholar and educator, Sarah Porter, Miss Porter`s School is a college preparatory boarding and day school for girls in grades nine through 12.Located in the center of Farmington, Conn., Porter`s offers a diverse high school experience with 320 students hailing from 27 states and representing 16 countries.The school educates young women to become informed, bold, resourceful and ethical global citizens who will shape a changing world.
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Miss Porter's School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

A Boarding
A Matriculation
A Academics
A- Extracurricular activities
A Community
A Reviews
A Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12
All-girls
Rural
ESL: No
Boarding Tuition: $70,750
Day S. Tuition: $48,815
# of Students: 336
Boarding Rate: 63%
Teacher:Student: 1:6%
International Student: 16%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $380,952/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 85%
SAT: 1280/1600
IB: No
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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#3 Stanford University 1
#3 Yale University 1
#6 University of Chicago 1
#7 University of Pennsylvania 1
#10 Northwestern University 1
#12 Dartmouth College 1
#13 Brown University 1
#17 Cornell University 1
#18 Columbia University 1
#18 University of Notre Dame 1
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#22 Emory University 1
#22 Georgetown University 1
#25 New York University 1
#25 University of Southern California 1
#25 University of Virginia 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 1
#32 Tufts University 1
#34 University of California: Irvine 1
#36 Boston College 1
#38 University of California: Davis 1
#38 University of Texas at Austin 1
#41 Boston University 1
#44 Northeastern University 1
#51 Villanova University 1
#55 Rhodes College 1
#55 University of Washington 1
LAC #11 Middlebury College 1
#62 George Washington University 1
#62 University of Pittsburgh 1
#67 University of Connecticut 1
LAC #15 Hamilton College 1
LAC #18 Barnard College 1
LAC #18 Colgate University 1
LAC #18 Haverford College 1
LAC #18 United States Air Force Academy 1
LAC #18 University of Richmond 1
LAC #24 Colby College 1
#121 University of Vermont 1
LAC #27 Macalester College 1
LAC #31 Bryn Mawr College 1
LAC #33 College of the Holy Cross 1
LAC #33 Scripps College 1
LAC #37 Bucknell University 1
LAC #37 Occidental College 1
LAC #39 Lafayette College 1
LAC #39 Skidmore College 1
LAC #39 Trinity College 1
LAC #55 Connecticut College 1
Babson College 1
Berklee College of Music 1
Franklin & Marshall College 1
Rhode Island School of Design 1
Rollins College 1
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Sports

(Total 16)
Badminton
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Equestrain
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Skiing
Soccer
Badminton
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Equestrain
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Skiing
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 45)
AIDS Awareness Club
Am I (Analyzing Media Intellectually
Internally & Internationally)
Animal Rights Club
Animation Club
Archive Club
Art Appreciation Club
Asian Club
Athletic Association
Christian Fellowship Club
AIDS Awareness Club
Am I (Analyzing Media Intellectually
Internally & Internationally)
Animal Rights Club
Animation Club
Archive Club
Art Appreciation Club
Asian Club
Athletic Association
Christian Fellowship Club
Concordia (community service club)
Culture Club
Debate Club
Democrats Club
Earth Club
French Club
HACIA Democracy Club
Hispanic Cultural Club
International Student Club
Jewish Student Union
Knitting Club
LOV (Ladies of Vitality)
MAFIA (Making Amateur Fun of Improv Arts)
Model UN
Perilhettes (senior singing group)
Players Mandolin Performance Troupe
Show More (20 extracurriculars)Poetry Club
Republican Club
Salmagundy (newspaper)
Science Bowl
Sister-to-Sister
Society for National and International Affairs
Spectrum
Spirit Squad
STAND
Stock Market Club
Student Activities
Student Peace Alliance
Sushi Club
Tea Club
Tour Guides (admissions)
UBUNTU (Africa Club)
Warm Hands
Warm Hearts
Watu Wazuri (multicultural organization)
Youth in Action Group
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Arts

(Total 11)
Painting
Drawing
Pottery
Photography
Filmmaking
Printmaking
Art History
Digital Art
Drama
Dance
Painting
Drawing
Pottery
Photography
Filmmaking
Printmaking
Art History
Digital Art
Drama
Dance
Music
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1843
Campus Size: 50 acres
Boarding Rate: 63%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Other Accepted Scores: SSAT,TOEFL
School Code:
TOEFL: 8606
SSAT: 5122
ISEE: 70210

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 28)
4.7/ 5

Detailed Review

(Total 1)
4.0 / 5 Overall
4.0 / 5 Academics
4.0 / 5 Campus
4.5 / 5 Student Life
4.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.5 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 98)
Recommended
Recommended
4.1 (17 reviews)

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Frequently Ask Questions about Miss Porter's School

Tell me a bit about Miss Porter's School.
Miss Porter's School is All-girls private boarding school located in Connecticut, US. It was founded 1843 , and currently has about 336 students, 16.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.porters.org.
Does Miss Porter's School have rigorous academic requirements?
Miss Porter's School also have 85% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Miss Porter's School students typically go for their colleges?
In 2023, some students attended Stanford University, Yale University, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania and Northwestern University.
What is the application requirement for Miss Porter's School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Miss Porter's School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Miss Porter's School’s All-girls student?
The total fee for Miss Porter's School in 2024 is $71,470 ~ $73,615, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@missporters.org .
Where is Miss Porter's School located?
Miss Porter's School is located in the State of Connecticut of USA.
How popular is Miss Porter's School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Miss Porter's School is among the most popular schools, within top 62 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Miss Porter's School has been favorited by 517 users.
How to start with an application with Miss Porter's School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Miss Porter's School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Miss Porter's School’s official site: http://www.porters.org or call them at 860-409-3530.
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The overall rating for Miss Porter's School is A.

The section ratings of Miss Porter's School are:
A for Matriculation
A for Academics
A- for Extracurriculum
A for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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