Kingswood Oxford School

Kingswood Oxford, an independent, coeducational college preparatory day school in West Hartford, Conn., successfully prepares students in grades 6-12 for learning, service and achievement in a global society. Its 500 students commute daily from nearly 60 towns in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Kingswood Oxford School admits students of any race, color, religion, sex, or national and ethnic origin.

  • Accreditation: Founded in 1885, the New England Association of Schools & Colleges Inc. (NEASC), is the nation’s oldest regional accrediting association whose mission is the establishment and maintenance of high standards for all levels of education, from pre-K to the doctoral level.
  • A coeducational independent day school for grades 6-12
  • Middle School, grades 6-8; Upper School, grades 9-12
  • Number of students: 508
  • 50% male, 50% female
  • Number of students at the Middle School: 159 students
  • Number of students at the Upper School: 349 students
  • Student-to-teacher ratio: 7-to-1
  • Number of faculty: 74; 58% have 10+ years teaching experience at K-O
  • Number of students in each advisee group: 7-9
  • Academic calendar: Two semesters
  • Courses offered: 170+
  • Number of Advanced Placement courses offered: 18 leading to exams in 17 areas
  • Member of the Global Online Academy
  • International travel opportunities for students (about 100 students go to Paraguay each March)
  • Number of towns represented in the student body: 58 in CT and MA
  • Students receiving financial aid: 35%
  • Students of color: 26%
  • Athletics: 26 sports; 26 varsity teams; 65 teams covering four levels


    Organization Name: Kingswood Oxford School
    Address 1: 170 Kingswood Road
    Address 2:
    City, State, Zip: West Hartford, Connecticut  06119
    Type: Private/Independent School
    Number of Students: 508
    Lowest Grade: 6
    Highest Grade: 12


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