Fast Facts about Wooster

General Information

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


Size of Campus: 127 acres
Number of Buildings: 15

Enrollment Information

Enrollment: 378 boys and girls in grades Pre-K -12

Lower (Pre-K-5): 76

Middle(6-8): 106

Upper (9-12): 196

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.

Faculty Information

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.

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 2017:

  • Verbal: 611
  • Math: 600

DLI College Level Courses: 13

Number of other Advanced/Honors courses: 11

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