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Founded in 1850, The Gunnery is a coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades nine through twelve. Our mission stresses the importance of citizenship and social responsibility in a nurturing and cohesive community dedicated to fostering lifelong accomplishment. Located on the historic Washington, Connecticut Green, the school takes pride in being part of a community that honors both tradition and innovation, and continues to espouse the core character-building values of its founder, Frederick W. Gunn.


We're On Top Of The World! Congratulations to all of our accepted students. Welcome to The Gunnery.

 Chapin Miller Named Assistant Head of School
The Gunnery’s Head of School, Peter Becker, named Academic Dean, Chapin B. “Chip” Miller, Assistant Head of School effective immediately.
 The Gunnery Drama Society Presents Return to the Forbidden Planet
The musical’s set depicting a space ship interior at The Gunnery’s winter production, Return to the Forbidden Planet, was alive with technology and flashing lights.
 The Gunnery Celebrates Winter Season-All Stars and Award Winners
Gunnery’s winter athletic award winners were honored on March 3, 2015 in Virginia Hamilton Solley Hall. 
 A Lively Sharing of Cultures
Jessica Xu ’15 and Jenna Lee ’15 produced a more interactive international fair this year. 
 Gunnery Students Participate in Kent Art Association Exhibition
Several students accompanied Andy Richards, Visual Arts Chair, to the opening reception of the Twenty-third Annual Kent Art Association Student Art Show.
 Gunnery Boys Ice Hockey Team Advances to New England Championship Semifinals

Congratulations to the Boys Ice Hockey Team for advancing to the New England Championship Semifinals

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Making plans for Commencement? Get all the details on our Commencement page.

Enjoy your summer at The Gunnery! This year we are proud to offer Basketball and Rowing camps.


April 1 
6:30 pm
 New York City Reception 
The Union Club, 101 East 69th Street 
April 2 Accepted Students Revisit Day 
April 6 Accepted Students Revisit Day 
April 25 - April 28  Head’s Weekend 
April 25 Spring Family Day 
May 3 Founders Day Regatta 
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