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): 76
Upper (9-12): 192
CT towns represented:
Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New Canaan, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Rowayton, Sandy Hook, Southbury, Stamford, Weston, Westport, and Wilton.
NY towns represented:
Bedford, Brewster, Carmel, Chappaqua, Cortlandt Manor, Holmes, Katonah, Mahopac, Mount Kisco, New York, North Salem, Patterson, Pawling, Pleasant Valley, Pound Ridge, Somers, and South Salem.
Number of full-time faculty: 63
Number of full-time faculty with advanced degrees: (90%)
- Master's Degrees: 58
- PhD's: 3
- 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 2017:
- Verbal: 611
- Math: 600
DLI College Level Courses: 13
Number of other Advanced/Honors courses: 11