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
Faculty: 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
Dorms: 10 (7 for boys/3 for girls)
Interscholastic sports: 15
Interscholastic Teams: 37
Clubs and Organizations: 17
Residential Assistants: 32
Tuition: $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
Motto: Vir bonus semper discipulus est - A good man (person) is always a student.
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