Deerfield Academy

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Definition of Terms 
2015 School Data
Deerfield Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12, PG 7-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1797 1910
Campus Size 330 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 638 students 298 students
% Students of Color
29%
20%
% International Students
18%
20%
% Students Boarding
89%
68%
Average SAT Score 2008 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1860 - 2170 -
Average ACT score 30 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(https://deerfield.edu/almanac/rules-and-expectations/personal-conduct/class-dress/)
Casual
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:6 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 40 16
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
70%
67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $532 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$54,720 $49,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$39,220 $27,800
% Students on Financial Aid
33%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $47,080 $21,275
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Jan. 15 Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application No No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 85 -
Acceptance Rate
17%
55%
Director of AdmissionsPam Safford
Associate Director of AdmissionsAllison DiNardo

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 25 14
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Cycling, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 38 24
ExtracurricularsAlbany Road Magazine, Arabic Club, Archery Club, Asian Student Alliance, Black Student Alliance, Cheerleaders, Christian Fellowship, Classics Club, Deerfield Scroll , Diversity Alliance, Fire Department Volunteers, Fly Fishing Club, Food Committee, French Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, Green Key, International Student Alliance, Investment Club, Jewish Student Alliance, Latin American Student Alliance, Math Club, Meat Club, Mellow-D's, Multiracial Alliance, Native American Cultural Alliance,

College Matriculation

Year: 2006 - 2010 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Georgetown 44
Harvard 39
Yale 37
Brown 30
Univ. of Penn 29
Middlebury 25
Colgate 23
Trinity 23
Tufts 23
Williams 20
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • School accreditations: NEASC

Nearby Schools

The nearest boarding school is Eaglebrook School (0.6 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grades: 6-9 | 247 students 0.6 miles271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413) 774-9111
    0.66-9247
  • Grades: 3-9

    K-9 (day)
     | 220 students
    0.7 miles94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    413-774-4209
    0.73-9

    K-9 (day)
    220
  • Grades: 7-12, PG | 142 students 5.4 miles574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA 01301
    413-774-2711 x 257
    5.47-12, PG142
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 650 students 11 milesOne Lamplighter Way
    Mount HermonMA 01354
    413-498-3227
    119-12, PG650
  • Grades: 9-12, PG

    7-12, PG (day)
     | 440 students
    19.1 miles19 Payson Avenue
    EasthamptonMA 01027
    (413) 529-3241
    19.19-12, PG

    7-12, PG (day)
    440
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