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Fall Open House

Our Virtual Open House on October 22 provides an opportunity for prospective families to meet the Department Chair, faculty and students from each academic department to learn more about our curriculum. We also invite prospective families to join us for On-Campus tours on October 23 to learn more about life at Hopkins. Tours are given by a current student, and current parents, faculty and representatives from Arts and Athletics will also be available for questions. Pre-registration is required.
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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.

Admission Events

Tour Days

Tour Days-join us on a Wednesday morning for a campus tour with a current student and an opportunity to chat with members of the Admission Team to answer any questions you may have about Hopkins.

Virtual Financial Aid Session

Virtual Financial Aid Session-join Carolyn Traester, Director of Financial Aid, for a “Q and A” session on applying for financial assistance to attend Hopkins.

Virtual Information Session

Virtual Information Sessions will provide prospective parents with information about Hopkins School and the admission process. There will be an opportunity to ask questions of the Admission Team.

Current Parent Chats

Is there a better way to get to know Hopkins than by hearing from the parents who are part of our community? Please join one of our sessions for a chance to engage.

Apply 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 rich resources offered by the School. Read on for more information about applying to Hopkins.

Schedule A 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.

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.

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.

Keeping Hopkins Healthy

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 ongoing efforts and read topical FAQs, please visit our “Keeping Hopkins Healthy” page.

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 

    Director of Enrollment & Strategic Marketing
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    Marie Doval 

    Modern Language (Spanish)
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    Elliot Faust 

    Assistant Director of Admission
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    Katharine Higgins 

    Assistant Director of Admission
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    Lars Jorgensen 

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

    Director of Financial Aid and Assistant Director of Admission
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    Matthew Treat 

    Director of Academic Support
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    Angela Wardlaw 

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

    Dean of Academics / Mathematics
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    Scott Wich 

    Head Adviser Class of 2024 / History
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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.