For the second year in a row, Webb has broken its own record for admission selectivity and enrollment yield. With the national notification deadline of April 10 having just passed, Webb has now enrolled 72% of admitted candidates - 126 new students in grades 9 through 11 and the largest number of new students to ever select Webb by our notification date. Nationwide, according to the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), member schools average a 57% enrollment yield. In an extremely competitive pool of candidates, Webb offered admission to less than four out of ten candidates. The national average admission rate for independent schools in 2010 was 59%.
New students will be coming to Webb from Northern and Southern California, Alaska, Arizona, Nevada, Illinois, Texas, Massachusetts, Connecticut , Ohio, North Carolina, Nigeria, Germany, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Russia, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Indonesia, Tanzania, and Brazil. Webb is expected to enter the new school year with its highest enrollment in history at just over 400 students.