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Gunnery Quick Facts

Enrollment:  288 students from 20 states and 19 countries in grades 9 - 12/PG
Boarding: 196 (68%)
Day: 92 (32%)
Legacies: 67 (23%); 41 (14%) are siblings of Gunnery students or graduates
International:  Our international students come from 19 countries:  Bahrain, Canada, China, Columbia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vietnam.

Head of School:  Peter W.E. Becker, BA Religious Studies, University of Virginia; MA History, Yale University, appointed 2012.
Accreditation:  New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Average class size: 12
Academic Courses offered:  101
AP Courses offered:  18
Graduation Requirements:  18 credits
Unique Programs:  Gunnery LEADS, Gunn Scholar, Senior Seminar, Academic Merit Program, Gunn Global Scholar
 55 (30 men/25 women)
Advanced Degrees:  32 (58%)
Student/Teacher ratio:  5:1

Location:  Washington, CT (Litchfield County); in proximity to New York (90 miles), Hartford (41 miles) and Boston (142 miles)
Campus:  220 acres
Buildings:  31
Dorms: 10 (7 for boys/3 for girls)

Interscholastic sports:  15
Interscholastic Teams:  37
Clubs and Organizations:  17
Prefects: 6
Residential Assistants:  32

  $53,750 boarding / $40,425 (2014-2015)
Financial Aid:   Over $3.5 million in financial aid awarded each year to more than 45% of our student body
Endowment:  $21 million

Founded:  1850 by Frederick W. Gunn
Colors:  Red and Gray
Mascot:  The Highlander
MottoVir bonus semper discipulus est - A good man (person) is always a student.

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