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
- Connecticut Association of Independent Schools
- Cum Laude Society
- Independent Curriculum Group
- Positive Coaching Alliance
- The Mastery Transcript Consortium
Size of Campus: 127 acres
Number of Buildings: 15
Enrollment: 378 boys and girls in grades K -12
Lower (K-5): 76
Upper (9-12): 196
CT towns represented:
Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, Darien, Fairfield, New Canaan, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Sandy Hook, Southbury, Southport, Stamford, West Redding, Weston, Westport, and Wilton.
NY towns represented:
Beacon, Bedford, Bedford Corners, Brewster, Carmel, Chappaqua, Cortlandt Manor, Holmes, Katonah, Mahopac, Mount Kisco, New York, North Salem, Patterson, Pawling, Pleasant Valley, Pound Ridge, Purdys, Somers, South Salem, and Yorktown Heights.
Number of full-time faculty: 54
Number of full-time faculty with advanced degrees: (95%)
- Master's Degrees: 52
- PhD's: 3
- JD's: 1
In Lower School (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 4-18 students, with an average of 12 students per class.
Student Teacher Ratio: (This means how many students per each faculty member in the school)
- Lower School 7:1
- Middle School 7:1
- Upper School 9:1
Mean SAT scores for Class of 2018:
- Verbal: 600
- Math: 590
DLI College Level Courses: 12
Number of other Advanced/Honors courses: 11