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
- Independent Curriculum Group
- Positive Coaching Alliance
- The Mastery Transcript Consortium
Size of Campus: 127 acres
Number of Buildings: 15
Enrollment: 366 boys and girls in grades 3 -12
Lower (3-5): 39
Upper (9-12): 236
CT towns represented:
Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, Darien, Fairfield, Middlebury, New Canaan, New Fairfield, New Milford, New Preston, Newtown, Norwalk, Redding, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Sandy Hook, Sherman, Southbury, West Redding, Weston, Westport, and Wilton.
NY towns represented:
Beacon, Bedford, Bedford Hills, Brewster, Carmel, Chappaqua, Cortlandt Manor, Fishkill, Goldens Bridge, Holmes, Hopewell, Katonah, Mahopac, Mount Kisco, North Salem, Patterson, Pawling, Poughquag, Pound Ridge, Purdys, Somers, South Salem, Stormville, Waccabuc, Wappingers Falls, and Yorktown Heights.
Number of full-time faculty: 55
Number of full-time faculty with advanced degrees: (98%)
- Master's Degrees: 54
- PhD's: 4
In Lower School (Grade 3 through Grade 5), the individual class size ranges from 11-14, with an average of 12 students per class.
In Middle and Upper School, a faculty member typically teaches 4-5 sections per day, with an average of 14 students per class.
Student Teacher Ratio: (This means how many students per each faculty member in the school)
- Lower School 12:1
- Middle School 8:1
- Upper School 10:1
Mean SAT scores for Class of 2019:
- Verbal: 618
- Math: 621
DLI College Level Courses: 12
Number of other Advanced/Honors courses: 11