Simsbury United States of America
The Ethel Walker School

Thank you for considering The Ethel Walker School.


Our grades 6-12 plus postgraduate education serves not only as preparation for college, but for life itself in this century of constant change. Walker's graduates, whatever field they pursue, are societal engineers, reworking and rewiring the very mechanisms of our world.

  • Day school tuition $40148 - $48474 USD
  • Grades for day school 6th Grade/Year 7 -
    Post Graduate
  • Year founded 1911
  • Boarding school tuition $60834 - $68866 USD
  • Grades for boarding school 9th Grade/Year 10 -
    Post Graduate
  • Curricula Host Country's National
  • Type Girls

Admissions Information

Entry Requirements

• General information • Student information and essay • Parent/guardian statement • Application fee ($60 for U.S. citizens and $125 for international applicants) • English teacher recommendation • Mathematics teacher recommendation • School recommendation • Official school transcript • SSAT score report (Secondary School Admission Test) • And, where applicable, TOEFL score report (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS score report, or Duolingo Test for English proficiency

  • First application deadline 15 January
  • Second application deadline Rolling
  • Application fee (domestic) $60 USD
  • Application fee (international) $125 USD


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Use of technology in the classroom Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • Native English teachers Yes

School Life

  • Most common nationality US
  • Average class size 12

Sports Teams

Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Riding, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball