The Hun School of Princeton

Private | 6-12


Be sure to visit

Take along one of
our checklists:


Living in Princeton

Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $503,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,533.

Source: Sperling's Best Places
Last modified
Community Rating

4 stars

Community Rating by Year
No new ratings
Based on 1 rating
Based on 1 rating
Based on 1 rating

Sweep tile
No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 AM Pacific Time (PT) on April 1, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 on April 30, 2014 (the “Promotion Period”). Open to legal residents of the U.S. and D.C., 13 years and older. Each school that receives a new, published review will get one (1) entry into the sweepstakes, up to ten (10) entries throughout the Promotion Period. See the Official Rules for details. Sponsor: GreatSchools, 1999 Harrison St., Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612.

Rate this school

Click on stars to rate
Please select a star rating for this school.
    Helpful reviews answer questions:
  • What do you think others should know?
  • What do you like?
  • How could your school improve?
    Review Guidelines
    GreatSchools won’t post reviews that contain:
  • Inappropriate language
  • Allegations of criminal conduct
  • Names of students, teachers or staff
1200 characters remaining
Please read and accept our Terms of Use to join GreatSchools.
Please indicate your relationship to the school.
Registration is required to post your anonymous review
We will not display your name, photo or email address with your review.
Your email address will never be published or shared.
Indicates a required field

8 reviews of this school

Sort by:
Show reviews by:
Posted April 16, 2013

I went to Hun over 30 years ago and still keep in touch with my friends, many of whom have or have had their children there. It left an indelible mark on me in so many positive ways. The scope of the education is quite wide. Hun offers fabulous liberal arts, great math/science, clubs and sports. I went into engineering after Hun, and although I struggled with the challenging liberal arts at Hun the education i got in them still aides me greatly.

Posted January 9, 2012

The school produces and maintains high achieving students in academics, the arts and athletics who are happy, sincere and and most importantly, nice kids. Teachers are available for after school help with academics every day, which is worth the price of admission. College counseling services are some of the best in the country and help the students find the right fit for their talent and abilities. Students are kind, confident and self motivated and two were chosen last year for Peter Thiel's 20 under 20: the only two high school age students chosen for this award in the country. Fabulous Academic Dean and Headmaster. I sent three kids there and it changed their lives for the better.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted March 28, 2011

My daughter transferred from a public school to Hun. She often says 'I feel so lucky to attend this school.' Although her public school was academically strong, she wasn't as comfortable and happy. She awakes at 5:30 everyday and has never once complained. She is excited to attend school everyday. I think that is a testament to her hard-working teachers and friendly, caring classmates.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted December 16, 2005

I love the school. There is simply no other way to speak about the school. Hun provides an amazing experience because it is so small, and because it has so much pride inside. Hun is full of kids who love it, whether or not their a varisty oathlete or in the next school play. One thing great about the school is that Varisty athletes also do the plays and aren't ashamed, but encouraged by there fellow students, teachers, and coaches to do so. I have never attended a school like this before. Being around such diveristy is a great experience, especially for boardrs. The Hun School truly changed my life.
—Submitted by a student

Posted April 25, 2004

Although not a parent at Hun, I teach there - and would like to add obsevations from that direction. The Hun School challenges its teachers as well as students. It provides a wonderful atmosphere to learn for everyone. It also competes at the highest levels in all of its athletics, and combines that with a tremendous arts program. I have worked at four other schools throughout the country, but none of them compare to the personalized attention and feeling of community that one gets from The Hun School of Princeton!
—Submitted by a teacher

Posted February 25, 2004

Having sent both our sons there the best way I can sum it up was when my son said' It is cool to be smart here and still play varsity athletics' In a word they care!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 9, 2003

I graduated from Hun and it was the best experience for me. You meet students from all over the world and experience different cultures. The teachers all work with you and are excellent. There are numerous sports to choose from for example, soccer, basketball, football, wrestling, ice hockey, fencing, cross country, track, etc. I think out of the 3 years I only had one teacher that I didn't like. I started out at public school and I hated it. The teachers at public school never helped me and I was only a number in a big class HUN everyone helps you learn and it's a wonderful experience. I am still in touch with friends and The Hun School. I highly recommend this School.

Posted August 26, 2003

small prestigious prep school with excellent academics and athletics; college counseling office exceptional; 'happy ' students
—Submitted by a parent

Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

We currently do not have any test score information for this school. Unlike public schools, private schools are not always required to report data about their schools or not required to take the same tests as public schools. Many private schools take different standardized tests; however, that information is often made available only to families of enrolled students. We strive to acquire additional private school data whenever available.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 80% 52%
Asian 10% 8%
Black 7% 19%
Hispanic 2% 20%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

Oops! We currently do not have any teacher information for this school. We rely on the state Department of Education, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and in some cases school administrators such as registrars and principals for this data.

What makes a great teacher? Study after study shows the single most important factor determining the quality of the education a child receives is the quality of his teacher. Here are some characteristics to look for »

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab
School leaders can update this information here.

Let your school shine!

School leaders: Help your school shine on GreatSchools
by verifying community responses, adding program highlights
and more! Get started »

School basics

  • Coed
  • Nonsectarian
  • ABS
  • NAIS


School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Library
School leaders can update this information here.

Upcoming Events

No upcoming events found for this school
Searching for school events...
  • {{date}}
Export calendar
Microsoft Outlook
iCal Format
Google Calendar
Print Calendar
Uploading, please wait...


To learn more about enrolling, please call the school.

TIP: Don't forget to ask about documents required for enrollment, such as your child's birth certificate, proof of address, or a record of immunizations.

Notice an inaccuracy? Let us know!

176 Edgerstoune Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: (609) 921-7600


Compare this school
to nearby schools

Compare schools »


Add this school to compare

Nearby schools

Princeton Day School
Princeton, NJ

St. Paul School
Princeton, NJ

Chapin School
Princeton, NJ