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The Gilbert School

Established: 1895

School Facts

  • Number of Students
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Short-Term, Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Spring Year, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

The Gilbert School is a co-ed boarding school for grades 7-12 located in Connecticut, 45 minutes from Hartford and 2 hours from Boston and New York. Founded 1895, it offers a Career and Technical Education Program and dual enrollment college courses.

The facilities at the school include a football field, multiple tennis courts, auditorium, TV production room, and a fully equipped Library Media Center.

The Gilbert School participates in interscholastic competition in Connecticut. It offers 18 different sports programs and two Cheer programs at the high school level and nine different athletics opportunities and Cheer at the middle-school level.
With a variety of fine arts co-curricular activities, students can find and discover talents in any area of interest, such as in choir, photography or graphic design.

Winsted, Connecticut is a small, safe town full of acres of evergreen trees, lakes, ponds, and plenty of hiking trails. The Gilbert School school is located two hours between both historic Boston and exciting New York City, where students can find world-renowned colleges and universities.

Educatius PDF: The Gilbert School School Profile PDF
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Visit City Site: Winsted, Connecticut

Famous Alumni

Ralph Nadar, Class of 1951, American political activist, 2008 Presidential candidate, author, lecturer, and attorney. Patrick Kilpatrick, Class of 1968, American actor, director, screenwriter, producer, journalist, speaker and teacher. Dr. Joan Centrella, Class of 1971, American astrophysicist known for research on computer simulations of general relativity. Ph.D from University of Cambridge Institute Astronomy Andrea Darcy Ellinger, Class of 1982, Ph.D and a Professor of Human Resource Dev. in the College of Business and Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler. Editor, researcher, publisher.

  • 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
  • 120 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
Average Class Size
SAT Average
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
French Immersion
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Indoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling
Animation, Ceramics, Digital Photography and Design, Drawing, Graphic Design, Painting, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater, Theater - Advanced
Band, Concert Chorus, Guitar, Music Theory, Symphonic Band
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science Principles, Literature, Psychology, Statistics, US Government and Politics, US History
Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Band, Business Club, Choir, Drama Club, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Math Club, Stage Crew, Student Council
Accepting Students in Grades
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
TOEFL Junior Required
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Accept Duolingo, no minimum

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