Hopkins School seeks applicants who are highly self-motivated and academically prepared, and whose intellectual curiosity and talents will enable them to take advantage of the School’s challenging curriculum and extensive resources. Learn more below.

Ignite Your Curiosity

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.

Upcoming Events

Tour Day

For families interested in applying for the 2025-2026 school year, please join us for a Tour of campus on Monday, August 26th at 9:00am. Learn about Hopkins and the admission process, and ask questions. Space is limited so please register using the link below.

Open House

Save the date for our fall Open House on Sunday, October 27th. More details and registration information for Open House will be available closer to the fall.

Admission Videos

One Second A Day - A Look At A Year At Hopkins

Hopkins Webinar Series

Learn about Hopkins through our recorded webinar series with videos from Head of School, Dr. Matt Glendinning, academic departments, arts, and athletics.

Inquire Now

Hopkins seeks highly self-motivated applicants who are academically prepared and whose talents and intellectual curiosity will enable them to take advantage of the challenging curriculum and extensive resources offered by the School. Read on for more information about applying to Hopkins.

Take A Virtual Tour of Hopkins

Enjoy a narrated 360 virtual tour to see our classrooms, library, dining hall, student center, athletic facilities, and more.

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.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Hopkins School promotes DEI in all programs and operations. 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.

Meet The Admission Team

List of 11 members.

  • Photo of Pamela McKenna

    Pamela McKenna 

    Director of Enrollment & Strategic Marketing
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  • Photo of Marie Doval

    Marie Doval 

    Modern Language (Spanish)
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  • Photo of Elliot Faust

    Elliot Faust 

    Associate Director of Admission
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  • Photo of Katharine Higgins

    Katharine Higgins 

    Assistant Director of Admission
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    Lars Jorgensen 

    Dean of Students / Head Adviser Class of 2027 / Mathematics
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  • Photo of Lan Lin

    Lan Lin 

    Modern Language Department Chair (Chinese)
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  • Photo of Carolyn Traester

    Carolyn Traester 

    Director of Financial Aid and Assistant Director of Admission
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  • Photo of Matthew Treat

    Matthew Treat 

    Director of Academic Support
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  • Photo of Angela Wardlaw

    Angela Wardlaw 

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

    Kristine Waters Schmitt 

    Dean of Academics / Mathematics
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  • Photo of Scott Wich

    Scott Wich 

    Head Adviser Class of 2024 / History
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      Best Day School
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Hopkins is a private middle school and high school for grades 7-12. Located on a campus overlooking New Haven, CT, the School takes pride in its intellectually curious students as well as its dedicated faculty and staff.