The Master’s School is located on a beautiful 76-acre, ten-building campus in West Simsbury, Connecticut. It serves families from 40 towns throughout Connecticut and southwestern Massachusetts. The city of Hartford, within a 12-mile commuting distance, provides the economic and metropolitan center for the Farmington Valley where the school is located.
Ten main buildings
Full gymnasium and athletic fields
Library maintains more than 9,000 volumes and is fully networked (as are all buildings and levels of the school) and subscribes to numerous electronic databases for students and faculty
The Student Body
Total student population for the 2016-2017 school year is over 300 students
Diverse in both academic and socio-economic backgrounds with 20% of our population being minority or exchange students
Emphasis on small classes (15 average)
Faculty and Staff
41 teachers with an average of over 15 years’ experience
All teachers have undergraduate degrees and 37% hold a master’s degree or Ph.D.
AP courses: Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, US History
Students take at least six courses per term
World languages offered beginning in kindergarten
Kindergarten through sixth grade teachers have access to iPads for use within their curriculum
Students in grades 7-12 are assigned a Windows-based convertible laptop/tablet for use at home and in the classroom
Teachers of grades 7-12 have identical devices
94% of students in the class of 2015 enrolled in different 4-year colleges and universities
Individualized college counseling program
Financial aid to those who qualify based upon need for students grades 1-12 through SMART TUITION
Starting in early kindergarten, students perform in choral concerts
The drama department produces a quality performance in the spring
Over 65% of all Upper School students are involved in athletics. New England, Connecticut, and Tournament Champions have been won in basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, downhill skiing and volleyball.
Open participation policy for all students grades 6-12 in the following sports:
The Master's School provides bus service for families in the Windsor, Bloomfield, West Hartford, Avon and Farmington areas.