Fast Facts about Wooster

General Information

Date Founded: 1926 by Rev. Dr. Aaron C. Coburn
Head of School: Matt Byrnes
Director of Enrollment: Treda Collier
Religious Affiliation: Episcopalian heritage, although Wooster serves students from many faiths and religious traditions.
Accreditation: New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Memberships:

Size of Campus: 127 acres
Number of Buildings: 15

Enrollment Information

Enrollment: 372 boys and girls in grades Pre-K -12

Lower (Pre-K-5): 81

Middle(6-8): 112

Upper (9-12): 179

CT towns represented:
Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Danbury, Easton, Fairfield, Milford, New Canaan, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Sandy Hook, Southbury, West Redding, Weston, Westport, and Wilton.

NY towns represented:
Beacon, Bedford, Brewster, Briarcliff Manor, Carmel, Chappaqua, Cortlandt Manor, Cross River, Holmes, Katonah, Mahopac, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Patterson, Pawling, Pleasant Valley, Pound Ridge, Somers, South Salem, and St. James.

Faculty Information

Number of full-time faculty: 61

Number of full-time faculty with advanced degrees: (80%)

  • Master's Degrees: 50
  • PhD's: 5
  • JD's: 1

In Lower School (Pre-K through Grade 5), the individual class size ranges from 8-16, with an average of 11 students per class.

In Middle and Upper School, a faculty member typically teaches 4-5 sections per day, and the class size ranges from 4-16 students.

Academic Information

Student Teacher Ratio: (This means how many students per each faculty member in the school)

  • Lower School 7:1
  • Middle School 9:1
  • Upper School 7:1

Mean SAT scores for Class of 2016:

  • Verbal: 611
  • Math: 628
  • Writing: 632
  • ACT Total: 27

Number of AP courses: 7

DLI College Level Courses: 6

Number of other Advanced/Honors courses: 9

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