About

The Williams School is a coeducational, college preparatory, day school for students in grades 6-12.

The Williams School's mission is to foster the intellectual, moral, aesthetic, and physical development of young women and men in preparation for college, a lifetime of learning, and active participation in a changing society. Founded in 1891 in New London, Connecticut, The Williams School encourages learning and self-discovery in a collegial atmosphere that provides academic challenges and personal rewards. Williams engenders respectful and collaborative relationships throughout all facets of the community.

The facilities include state-of-the-art science laboratories, two gymnasiums, the Dayharsh Fitness Center, Daren Performing Arts Center, Drama Studio, digital imaging lab and darkroom, library/media center, Math and English Smart Rooms, computer labs, the Weissman Student Center and the Williams Room, an area used for receptions, gatherings, and classes. The Head of School administers the school and a volunteer Board of Trustees establishes broad policies and oversees the financial health of the institution. Membership on the Board of Trustees includes the President of the Parents Association, the President of the Alumni Association and the Head of School. 

The Williams School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
Williams AT A GLANCE

Year Founded: 1891

Location: On the campus of Connecticut College in New London, CT

Student Body: 222 Total Students, 165 Upper School + 57 Middle School

College Counseling: Two certified college counselors work with students in both Upper and Middle School.

Financial Aid: 45% of Students receive financial aid

Average Class Size: 12

Largest Class Size: 18

Student to Faculty Ratio: 8:1

School Mascot: Blues 

Athletics:
Fall Sports: Cross Country, Soccer
Winter Sports: Basketball, Swimming
Spring Sports: Tennis, Lacrosse, Sailing