Virtual Admission Center

All the Ways You Can Visit Us

As the nation’s third oldest independent school, Hopkins School welcomes high-achieving, motivated students who love to think and learn. If you’re intellectually curious and want to be inspired by other students who share your passion, Hopkins might be the place for you. Below are different options to connect with us and learn more about a challenging, empowering Hopkins education.

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1. Take a Student-Led Virtual Tour

While it may not be possible to walk our beautiful campus at this time, you can still explore campus life at Hopkins. Enjoy a virtual tour and visit our classrooms, library, dining hall, student center, athletic facilities, arts opportunities, and more. This is a community that feels like home. 
Take a look at Hopkins through the eyes of our students!

2. Attend a Virtual Open House

Join us for a Virtual Open House to learn about our exceptional academics, our passionate teachers, and our dynamic learning environments. Hear all about Hopkins from our Head of School, faculty, and staff. Ask questions. Learn about admissions and financial aid. We look forward to you joining us! 

3. Schedule a Phone or Zoom Call

We want to speak with you and answer any questions you have about Hopkins. Please schedule a one-on-one call – whether by phone or face-to-face on Zoom – so we can meet and talk specifically about your needs and how a Hopkins education might meet them. Let's connect!

4. Browse Our Viewbook

We invite you to download our admissions viewbook: "Hopkins: Set Your Curiosity Free." This informative brochure brings alive the intellectual curiosity that pervades Hopkins School – taking you inside our classrooms and across all areas of a Hopkins education. 

5. Meet Our Current Students

Is there a better way to get to know Hopkins than by hearing from the students who come here each day? Read what our students – who all bring different passions, talents, personalities, and backgrounds – have to say about their Hopkins experience.

6. Watch a Webinar

Our recorded webinars will help you to learn more about Hopkins' well-rounded education — from our innovative academics to our wide range of extracurricular offerings. We encourage you to view one of our recorded sessions, and please check back for additional informative webinars to come. 

7. Connect with Us On Social Media

Our social media channels are a great way for you to get to know Hopkins School. Visit our channels to get a glimpse of life at Hopkins and to receive updates on the latest news about our Hopkins community.

8. Experience a Virtual Class

Hopkins is taking an innovative approach to the virtual classroom. Our online learning environments are making use of the latest techniques to allow our teachers and students to communicate, interact, collaborate, and learn in the most dynamic, effective way possible. Stay tuned for opportunities to engage with our faculty and current students in the future.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Hopkins School promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion in all programs and operations, including admission, financial aid and hiring. The School actively strives to form a community which reflects the world’s diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race or color, religion, nationality, ethnicity, economic background, physical ability, sex, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation.

Hopkins School Reopening Plan

Hopkins School looks forward to welcoming our new and returning students, faculty, and staff as we open our campus this fall. We are dedicated to working together with public health experts and our state to maintain a quality Hopkins educational experience while keeping our community healthy. To learn more about our reopening plans and read topical FAQs, please visit our reopening section.

Financial Aid Information

At Hopkins, we see great educational value in a school community that includes students with a variety of economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds. As a result, we are committed to admitting qualified students, regardless of financial circumstances. To learn more about financial aid opportunities, please visit our Financial Aid section. 

Meet The Admission Team

List of 10 members.

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    Pamela McKenna 

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    Director of Enrollment & Strategic Marketing
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    Marie Doval 

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    Head Adviser Class of 2021 / Modern Language (Spanish)
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    Elliot Faust 

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    Assistant Director of Admission
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    Katharine Higgins 

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    Assistant Director of Admission
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    Lars Jorgensen 

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    Dean of Students / Head Adviser Class of 2023 / Mathematics
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    Carolyn Traester 

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    Director of Financial Aid and Assistant Director of Admission
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    Matthew Treat 

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    Director of Academic Support
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    Angela Wardlaw 

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    Director of Community Engagement / Associate Director of Admission
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    Kristine Waters Schmitt 

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    Dean of Academics / Mathematics
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    Scott Wich 

    Hopkins School
    Head Adviser Class of 2024 / History
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