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Pomfret School

Address: 398 Pomfret St, Pomfret Center, CT 06259, USA
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Description Pomfret School

  • Founded: in 1984
  • Location: Pomfret, Connecticut, USA
  • Age of students: 15-19 years
  • Total number of students: 360 people.
  • Type of training: joint (mixed)
  • Type of accommodation: residence (boarding house)
  • Language of instruction: English.

Independent private school-board Pomfret School (Pomfret School) was founded in 1984: today there are about 360 schoolchildren studying, including 17% of foreigners from 22 world countries.

The educational institution is designed to teach high school students - 9-12 classes - and their qualitative preparation for entering the university: this is supported by balanced, effective training programs and qualified teachers, more than 80% of whom have a scientific degree. Graduates easily enter the most prestigious and elite universities of the USA and the world:

  • Yale
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • Dartmouth College
  • Franklin and Marshall College
  • Lehigh University and others.

Students here are taught to constantly improve themselves, develop and show their talents, set goals and achieve them, improve communication skills, critical and analytical thinking. Students try to educate themselves as real cosmopolitans, ready to live in a modern multicultural society - to respect other nationalities, languages, cultures and religions.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Pomfret School

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
15-18
from 64 600 $ / year

Senior classes (grades 9-12)

Pomfret School employs 35 advanced Advanced Placement (AP) courses, which increase the chances of schoolchildren to successfully enroll in universities. In each class there are no more than 11 students - the ratio of teachers to students is 1: 6, which makes it possible to practice an individual, personal approach and more closely monitor academic achievements and achievements. The curriculum includes the following areas:

  • English
  • mathematics
  • foreign languages
  • religious studies
  • art
  • Humanities (social) sciences
  • natural Sciences
  • digital technologies and informatics.

In the environment of students, healthy competition reigns: children often work in a team, work on common projects, participate in competitions and competitions. This helps to learn to defend your point of view and at the same time hear the interlocutor, gives an opportunity to show personal abilities and talents, to find new ways of solving for problem situations.

The cost of training at Pomfret School is $ 61,000 for an academic year (2 semesters), including boarding and boarding.

Accommodation and food

At the permanent boarding school in Pomfret School more than 77% of students study: for them on the campus there are several spacious, cozy and comfortable residences equipped with everything necessary for comfortable living. In each house there is a lounge-lounge with TV for rest and communication, a small student kitchen with the necessary furniture, and the residences are located around a large common area - "Square" - where there are always events and celebrations, discos, barbecues and parties.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: anthropology, art, astronomy, biology, chemistry, Chinese, computer science, design, economics, engineering, English, ethics, financial literacy, French, geography, history, maths, Micro- and macroeconomics, modern technologies, painting, physics, Policy and government, psychology, Religious studies, sculpture, Spanish, Theatrical art, World history, World languages

Events Pomfret School

On a regular basis, Pomfret School employs about 30 student societies - sports, science, interests, volunteers and others: the Winter Sports Club, the Mathematical Circle, the Club of Diplomats, etc. Each child will have a hobby and an occupation to his liking, which he can share with new friends-like-minded people!

Equipment Pomfret School

The Pomfret School campus occupies more than 500 acres of land in the north-east of Connecticut, about an hour's drive from Boston. For students, all the conditions for a full-fledged, all-round development - academic, creative, sports, cultural and social - are organized here and prepared:

  • dance classes
  • darkroom
  • Fine Arts Studios
  • audience for acting and theatrical art
  • music rooms
  • craft workshops (for example, for ceramics and sculptures)
  • classrooms and lecture halls
  • large multi-purpose sports center
  • indoor tennis courts
  • Fields and platforms for team games, including with the ball
  • special wrestling ring for wrestling
  • football fields in the open air
  • own boat station
  • Ice Arena.

The sports equipment of the campus is generally considered one of the best in the state and throughout New England, therefore children can train practically on a professional level.

Term dates and fees

The cost of training at Pomfret School is $ 61,000 for an academic year (2 semesters), including boarding and boarding. The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee = $ 920
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for tuition (for foreign students) = $ 2600
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 970 USD
  • Application fee 2800 USD

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Each school applicant passes entrance examinations and a personal interview-interview with a representative of the pedagogical staff. For the selection committee it is necessary to prepare a report card with grades from the previous school, letters of recommendation and characteristics (from teachers, class teacher, director), as well as SSAT and TOEFL results.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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