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Hotchkiss School

School Name: Hotchkiss School
Location: 48 Interlaken Road, Salisbury, Connecticut, CT 06039, USA
Founded Year: 1891
Motto: Moniti Meliora Sequamur (After instruction, let us move on to pursue higher things)
Type: Co-ed
Boarding Age: 14-18
Year Group: Grade 9 - Grade 12 and a post graduate year
No. of Students: 600
No. of Boarders: 520
Average Class: 12 students
School Facilities:
The athletic complex contains a 35-meter ten-lane pool, indoor jogging track, eight squash courts, two ice hockey rinks, a fitness center/weight room, two basketball courts, a wrestling room, three indoor tennis courts, and two paddle tennis courts.
Average SAT: 2013 (1920-2110)
Entry Requirement:

SSAT Required (Average 87%)

Extracurricular Activities:

19 interscholastic sports

Contact Details
Director of Admissions:
Jane Reynolds
11 Interlaken Road, Lakeville, Connecticut CT 06039-2141, USA
+1 (860) 435 2591

The School

  • Hotchkiss is a world-class school with a smalltown feel, students come from 38 states and 28 countries, and 41 percent of the student body are students of color.
  • 598 students with a broad range of talents and interests, and a curriculum with the choices, advantages, and intensity of a large school.
  • A 5:1 student-teacher ratio, and the care, support, and guidance offered only in a closeknit community small enough for everyone to know one another.
  • Students at Hotchkiss come from across the United States and 28 foreign countries.
  • Graduates attend many of the most selective universities and colleges. The Hotchkiss School strives to develop in students a lifelong love of learning, responsible citizenship, and personal integrity. The School is committed to mastery of learning skills, development of intellectual curiosity, excellence, and creativity in all disciplines, and enthusiastic participation in athletics and other school activities.


  • Please contact the Admission Office directly by email, by post or visit the School website for latest information.

Boarding Houses

  • Hotchkiss has twelve dormitories on campus, six for boys and six for girls.
  • Rooms vary in size, from singles to the occasional triple.

2012/13 US High School Boarding Fees# (USD$) Per Year

7th Grade (12/13 Years Old)8th Grade (13/14 Years Old)9th Grade Freshman Year (14/15 Years Old)10th Grade Sophomore Year (15-16 Years Old)11th Grade Junior Year (16-17 Years Old)12th Grade Senior Year (17-18 Years Old)

Remark: #Inclusive of tuition fees but exclusive of miscellaneous fees, such as uniform, extracurricular activities

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