2017-18 Start of School
As the 2017-18 School Year fast approaches, we look forward to welcoming you back to campus. Below you will find helpful information for the upcoming year. Thank you for sharing your children with us.
|Fall Parents' Day|
|School Holiday||October 16th|
Begins November 17th at 3:30pm; Students return November 27th; Classes resume November 28th at 8:00am
|Holiday Recess||Begins December 14th at 2:45pm begins; Students return January 3rd at 7:00pm, Classes resume January 4th at 8:00am|
Begins March 2nd at 3:00pm begins; Students return March 26th at 7:00pm, Classes resume March 27th at 8:00am
Windemere B & B
Breeze Way in the Village B & B
The White Hart Inn
Dress Code: Upper School
Coordinator of Girls' and Women's Issues
Dress Code: Lower School
Rob Brenner P '14, '17, '19
Health CenterGerri Gleason RN, BSN P '14, '17, '19, '22
Director of Nursing
Student Bank / My Kids Spending
Department Chair Language Skills
- What is the student enrollment for the 2017-2018 School Year?
- Are there classes on Saturday?
- Is there a uniform or a dress code?
- Is there internet in the dorms?
- Am I allowed to bring food into my dorm?
- Are students allowed to bring cell phones on campus?
- How should a parent/child handle homesickness?
- Where can my child purchase basic necessities such as toothpaste, deodorant and shampoo?
- When will I know who my roomate is?
- When will I know who my Advisor is?
- Should I bring a laptop?
Rumsey will enroll 328 students in the 2017-2018 School year. The Lower School (K - IIIrd Form; Grades K-5) enrolled 92 day students. The Upper School (IVth - VIIth Forms; Grades 6-9) enrolled 101 day students and 135 boarding students. The student body is represented by 27 local communities, 15 states, 11 countries and two US territories.
On most Saturdays there are classes. There are three Activity Weekends per term when there are no Saturday classes. Students may take a long weekend on an Activity Weekend leaving at 1pm on Friday (unless the student has an athletic contest) and returning to campus by 7pm that Sunday. Activity Weekend dates are announced prior to the start of each term and can be found on the regular school calendar.