Fast Facts about Wooster
Date Founded: 1926 by Rev. Dr. Aaron C. Coburn
Head of School: Matt Byrnes
Religious Affiliation: Episcopalian heritage, although Wooster serves students from many faiths and religious traditions.
Accreditation: New England Association of Schools and Colleges
- National Association of Independent Schools
- National Association of Episcopal Schools
- Connecticut Association of Independent schools
- Cum Laude Society
- Independent Curriculum Group
Size of Campus: 127 acres
Number of Buildings: 15
Enrollment: 372 boys and girls in grades Pre-K -12
Lower (Pre-K-5): 81
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.
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.
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