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The Hun School of Princeton

The Hun School of Princeton is a coeducational private boarding traditional school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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"The Hun School of Princeton is composed of wonderful students and competent, caring and concerned faculty and administrators. Complementing the extensive curricular offerings, Hun offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities that are intended to enhance our students' experiences and provide additional opportunities for them to explore their interests and develop their talents. The Hun School is an institution where students not only prepare for their next level of academic challenge but also acquire a background necessary for their successful entry to adulthood and acceptance of their citizenship responsibilities..." Location: Princeton, NJThe School is within walking distance of Princeton University, and about an hour away from both New York and Philadelphia.Enrollment: 610 students in grades 6-PGUpper School: 510 (70% day, 30% resident)Middle School: 100 (day only)Students come from 15 states and 20 countriesAverage Class Size: 12-14Faculty and Administration: 11760 men, 57 women52 hold Master's degrees3 hold Doctorate degrees29 live on campus12 are graduates of The Hun SchoolAcademic Program: Over 100 courses offeredComputer Science, English, English as a Second Language, Fine Arts, Foreign Language, Health, History, Mathematics, and ScienceHonors and Advanced Placement courses are offered in every discipline.Campus: 45 acresThere are two Academic buildings that contain thirty-two classrooms, six science laboratories, three computer centers, a photography darkroom, an art studio, and a ceramics and sculpture studio. Other academic facilities include a newly renovated 35,000-volume library and television and radio broadcast studios.There are two boys' dorms and one girls' dorm. Each dorm has lounges equipped with televisions and cooking facilities. Students eat in a centrally located dining hall. A nurse who resides on campus staffs the clinic.The Student Activities Center houses a snack bar, a game room, and the bookstore.Athletic facilities include a gymnasium, a health and fitness center, eight tennis courts, a cross-country course, a turf playing field, six playing fields, and a 400-meter all-weather track.Athletics:Interscholastic competition in baseball, basketball, crew, cross country, fencing, field hockey, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, and track and field.Intramural programs are offered in seasonal sports, weight lifting, and dance. The goal of Intramural programs is to promote physical fitness.Extracurricular Opportunities:There are over twenty student clubs and organizations on campus. Organizations are student run and driven under the direction of faculty advisors. Clubs and activities are often organized around curricular and career interests. Students work on the student newspaper and yearbook, and take part in the plays, dance performances, foreign language dinners, math and science competitions, student elections, peer leadership groups, and community service activities.

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Tuition

Grades Cost Term
High School $48,550 Annual

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Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (609) 921-7600
Email
  [email protected]

Entrance Requirements

  • SSAT

Academics

Academics

Test Scores

1820 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 607
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 15
7 33
8 40
9 122
10 129
11 133
12 135

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Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Average Class Size 14
Gender 58% Male / 42% Female
Dress Code Formal
Percent Boarding 30%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 86%
Multi-racial 3%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 4%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Extracurriculars

  • Chess Club
  • French Club
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • International Student Organization
  • Mock Trial
  • Model UN
  • Peer Mentoring and Support
  • Students Against Destructive Decisions
  • Spanish Club
  • Student Council

Associations & Memberships

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

Other school associations

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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