Welcome to Farmington.

We are so excited to welcome you to campus, get to know you during the admission process, and share our amazing community with you.

We encourage students and families to visit early and often! Attend our Admission events, both on and off campus, including open houses, information sessions, and receptions throughout the year.

Start your Porter’s journey today

Prospective students and families are invited to visit campus. Virtual visits are also available for non-local students and families.

Official visits are held Monday through Friday beginning mid-September. Plan to spend about two hours so you can enjoy a student-led tour and interview with one of our admission officers. 

Spring Open House

May 15
Hear from students, faculty, and administrators about the distinct education we provide.
Register here
Plan Your Campus Visit

Miss Porter’s School is located at 60 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032.

We are located 9 miles from Hartford, CT and about 110 miles from both New York City and Boston.

Ways to get here


Various bus lines travel between Boston and New York City with regular stops in Farmington/Hartford.


Fly in and out of Bradley International Airport (Airport Code: BDL).


Take the train on Amtrak to the Hartford station.


From I-84 take Exit 39 Farmington. At the end of the exit ramp, continue straight onto Route 4 West. Turn left onto Route 10 South (Main Street). Continue straight to 60 Main Street.

The Office of Admission at the Greene House is located at 44 Mill Lane, Farmington, CT.

From Main Street (front entrance of the school): Continue straight and turn right on Mill Lane. At the stop sign, continue straight to arrive at 44 Mill Lane. Parking is available adjacent to the building.

Sarah Lane Loop is located near Hacker Theater/tennis courts.

From Main Street (front entrance of the school): continue straight and turn right on Mill Lane. At the stop sign, turn right on Garden Street. Turn right into the parking lot at the tennis courts and Hacker Theater.

MPS Community Favorites
  • Delamar West Hartford
  • The Farmington Inn
  • Hampton Inn Farmington
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton
  • Fork & Fire
  • The Hartford Baking Company
  • Naples Restaurant & Pizza
  • Piccolo Arancio
  • Starbucks
  • Wood-n-Tap
  •  Blue Back Square
  • West Farms Mall
  • West Hartford Center
Landmarks and Museums
  • Farmington Historical Society
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe Museum
  • Hill-Stead Museum
  • Stanley Whitman House
  • The Amistad Center for Art & Culture
  • Tunxis Monument


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