History and Notable Alumni

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Our History

We welcome you to comb through our history to learn more about us. What you'll find is a School community rooted in the joyful pursuits that are made possible when faculty members really get to know the students they teach. In the years since Dr. John Gale Hun opened the Princeton Math School, much has changed, but the most important aspects have not. 

Meet Our Alums

At Hun, you'll find a community of learners who celebrate and champion the successes of their peers, both during their years at Hun and in the years after graduation. Just as Dr. Hun did, we encourage our students to explore careers that fuel their passions and we delight in cheering them on beyond their time on Edgerstoune Road.

Notable Alumni

Venezuelan Food and Beverage Distributor, National Tycoon, Board Member Pepsi Co.

Chairman of ProPublica. Former Managing Director of the Wall Street Journal and Vice President of Dow Jones

2008 Rhodes Scholar, NFL Player, Florida State University Student-Athlete and Medical Student, Number One High School Football Prospect in the Country ESPN 2006, Humanitarian

Great American Novelist. F. Scott Fitzgerald was a pupil of John Gale Hun’s when The Hun School was a tutoring school. *Deceased

1997 Wimbledon Doubles Runner-up, 8 Time All-American at University of Florida

Academy Award Nominated Actor, Credits Include Training Day, Reality Bites, Dead Poets Society, Alive, and Brooklyn’s Finest

Venezuelan Political Prisoner, Presidential Candidate October 2012, Great-grandson of Venezuela’s First President

American World War II Hero, Author, Son of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. *Deceased

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We embrace athletics as a demonstration of our larger community standards and for the educational value inherent in sports for each student.

Our Mission

Our community traditions are ingrained in our history and everyday life, from Raider House competitions to Homecoming bonfires.

Skills-Based Curriculum

There's no place for memorization in Hun's classrooms; our students are learning the 21st Century Skills they need to be successful in our ever-changing world.