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The Walnut Hill School


18 minutes/7.83 miles from Weston Center
300 Coed students, grades 9-12.

Mission Statement

The mission of Walnut Hill is to educate talented, accomplished and intellectually engaged young artists from all over the world. The School does so in a diverse, humane and ethical community.

It is our pleasure to introduce you to Walnut Hill. Since 1893, the School has been an educational pioneer and today Walnut Hill is internationally recognized as one of the premier secondary schools for the arts in the world, as well as a home for summer and after-school opportunities.

Walnut Hill School is an independent, coeducational, boarding and day secondary school for the arts, for grades 9–12 (ages 13–18). In conjunction with intensive arts training in ballet, creative writing, music, theater, visual art, the School offers a comprehensive and rigorous academic curriculum in all college-preparatory subjects. The beautiful campus is located 17 miles west of the vibrant city of Boston in a residential neighborhood in Natick, Massachusetts.

As you learn more about Walnut Hill, you will discover a community linked by passion for the arts, demonstrations of great talent, and a rich and varied intellectual life. Visit the campus, attend a performance, or use this website to contact a member of our administration or faculty. Whether you are a prospective student, alumnus, friend, or fellow educator, we invite you to explore and learn more about Walnut Hill.