Dr. Tom Banks, Head of School
Map1079 Firetower Rd.
Colora, MD 21917
- Independent School
Founded in 1744, West Nottingham, a co-educational, college preparatory boarding and day school serving 130 students grades 9-12, is the oldest boarding school in the nation. Approximately 70% of the students board with 30% attending from the surrounding counties. Close to 40% of the student population represents over a dozen countries. Dedicated to the intellectual and social growth of each student, WNA is an intimate yet diverse community providing differentiated instruction and intensive subject exploration. WNA supports a small group of students with learning differences through the Chesapeake Learning Center that includes individualized coaching, programming and counseling.
High School Specifics
100% attending four-year college; highlights of student college acceptances for 2016 include University of Maryland, GW University, Union College, Savannah School of Art and Design, Bucknell, University of California, Berkeley, University of Delaware, Temple, Boston University, Emory, Bowdoin College, Drexel, NYU, Fordham University
HS Short Description
College prep boarding & day school founded in 1744; dedicated to intellectual & social growth; diverse community; differentiated instruction & intensive subject exploration.
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Students per teacher:
$18,600 (Day) - $49,500 (Boarding)
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Technology programs, what grade offered?:
Computer Science, AP Computer Science
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