We are the living legacy of Sarah Porter. At a time when women were undervalued, she created an intentional community for young women to gain greater agency in their lives. In doing so, Miss Porter’s School supported future pioneers and leaders to reach their full potential.
While Sarah Porter’s vision was radically brave in nature, it was not accessible to all women. In order to fully realize an inclusive vision of education for all young women, we must interrogate our history while cultivating the future of our community.
Like our founder, we are both bold in our desire for change and limited by the scope of our experience. To expand Sarah Porter’s vision to be more fully inclusive and equitable, we must:
In doing so, we contribute to a more just chapter in our institution’s legacy.
For the 2022-2023 year
Teaching faculty: 50
Number of classes offered: 110
Number of Advanced classes (AIS): 34
Average class size: 12
Student/teacher ratio: 6:1
Number of students: 335
Domestic students of color: 31%
Number of states represented: 27
Number of countries represented by citizenship: 15
Number of countries represented by citizenship, dual-citizenship & students living abroad: 30
Tuition Boarding: $68,725
Tuition Day: $55,340
Students on need-based financial aid as of September 2022: 32.84%
Total need-based financial aid: $4,150,340
Operating budget: $31.5 Million
Endowment as of September 2022 (unaudited): $142.3 Million
Number of alumnae: 5,692 worldwide
2018-19 Annual Fund Contributions: $2.55 million
Total 2018-19 Cash Contributions: $7.3 million