Date Founded: 1926 by Rev. Dr. Aaron C. Coburn
Headmaster: Timothy B. Golding
Director of Admissions: Grant L. Jacks, III (Tad)
Religious Affiliation: Episcopalian heritage, although Wooster serves students from many faiths and religious traditions.
Accreditation: New England Association of Schools and Colleges: http://www.neasc.org/
- National Association of Independent Schools: http://www.nais.org/
- National Association of Episcopal Schools: http://www.naes.org/
- Connecticut Association of Independent schools: http://www.caisct.org/
- Cum Laude Society: http://www.cumlaudesociety.org/
Size of Campus: 127 acres
Number of Buildings: 15
Enrollment Information (September, 2012)
Enrollment: 371 boys and girls in grades Pre-K3 -12 and The Prospect School at Wooster
- The Prospect School at Wooster 12
- Lower (PK-5): 120
- Middle(6-8): 114
- Upper (9-12):125
CT towns represented:
Berlin, Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Danbury, Darien, Fairfield, Monroe, New Canaan, New Fairfield, New Milford, New Preston, Newtown/Sandy Hook, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Southbury, Trumbull, Weston, Westport, Wilton, and Woodbury.
NY towns represented:
Beacon, Bedford Corners, Brewster, Briarcliff Manor, Carmel, Chappaqua, Cross River, Holmes, Hopewell Junction, Katonah, Mahopac, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Patterson, Pawling, Pound Ridge, Purdys, Somers, South Salem, Waccabuc, and Yorktown Heights.
Number of full time faculty: 78
Number of full time faculty with advanced degrees: (50%)
- Master's Degrees: 37
- PhD's: 1
In Lower School (Age 3 to Grade 5), the individual class size ranges from 6-12 with the most frequent number being 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 6-16 students.
Student Teacher Ratio: (This means how many students per each faculty member in the school)
- Lower School 10 :1
- Middle School 13:1
- Upper School 10:1
Mean SAT scores for Classes of 2008- 2012:
- Verbal: 619
- Math: 600
- Writing 611
- ACT Total 25
Number of AP courses: 14
Number of other Advanced/Honors courses: 12
Tuition and Fees and Financial Information
- 171 students received some form of need-based financial aid for the 2012-13 academic year.
- Over $2.7 million dollars in need-based aid was awarded to qualified applicants
- The average Financial Aid award for the 2012-13 school year was $15,935
- Tuition and Fees Page (located in the Admissions section)