Hebron Academy

P.O. Box 309
Hebron, ME 04238
Tel: (207)966-5225
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12, PG | 256 students
Founded in 1804, Hebron Academy is a coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school located on the eastern edge of the White Mountains in Hebron, Maine.
The Academy offers a traditional academic curriculum enhanced by courses and activities in computer studies, religion and ethics, fine and performing arts, outdoor skills and athletics..."

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2014 School Data
Hebron Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 9-12, PG 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) 6-12, PG 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1804 1909
Campus Size 1500 acres 125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 256 students 295 students
% Students of Color 8% 19%
% International Students 28% 20%
% Students Boarding 72% 68%
Average SAT Score 1525 * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Monthly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Collared shirts, no denim)
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:7 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 17 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 40% 67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Endowment Size $14 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$53,900 $48,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$29,600 $27,525
Tuition international students $56,900 $45,400
% Students on Financial Aid 60% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No


Application Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate 65% 57%
Director of Admissions Joe Hemmings  
Associate Director of Admissions Julie Middleton  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 17 16
(H) Algebra II (H) American Literature
(H) Biology (H) Chemistry
(H) Geometry (H) International Relations
(H) PreCalculus (H) World History
(H) World Literature Advanced Topics in Music
AP Biology AP Calculus BC
AP Chemistry AP Literature
AP Physics C AP Studio Art
AP US History


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 14 14
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field


Total Extracurricular Organizations 20 24
ExtracurricularsA Cappella Singing Group, Book Club, Chorus, Community Service Program, Cum Laude Society, Diversity Committee, Drama Program, Entrepreneurship Program, Etchings (Art and Literary Magazine), Gay/Straight Alliance, Green Key, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Outdoor Education, Outing Club, Proctor Program, Squash, String Ensemble, Student Government, The Spectator (Yearbook)

College Matriculation

Year: 2010-2013 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Hobart and William Smith Colleges 5
Syracuse University 4
Bowdoin College 3
Boston College 2
Boston University 2
Colby College 2
Skidmore College 2
Columbia University 1
Cornell University 1
Dartmouth College 1

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1804, Hebron Academy is a coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school located on the eastern edge of the White Mountains in Hebron, Maine. The Academy offers a traditional academic curriculum enhanced by courses and activities in computer studies, religion and ethics, fine and performing arts, outdoor skills and athletics.

  • Hebron’s 1500-acre rural campus is an academic village, a place where students are encouraged to fulfill their own unique potentials. Our students learn and grow through relationships with inspiring faculty and classmates in a friendly, supportive environment. Emphasis is placed on individual excellence, personal integrity, and community living.
  • The Academy is 2.5-hour drive from Boston, Massachusetts and 50 minutes from Portland, Maine.
  • Hebron Academy celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2004.

  • School accreditations: NEASC
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Michael Zane ' 66 - Founder Kryptonite Lock Corporation
    • Sean Morey ' 95 - Wide Receiver Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Ed Stebbins ' 81 - Co-Founder/Owner Gritty McDuffs Brewery
    • Richard Brass ' 69 - Retired Senior VP, Oracle and Microsoft. (first electronic thesaurus and first dictionary-based spelling checker software)
    • Kelso Sutton ' 57 - General Manager of Time, Inc.
    • C. Amy Ehrlich (Skelton) ' 83 - Merchandising Manager, Phish (amoung the highest-grossing touring acts of all time)
    • Robert Curtis ' 91 - Photojournalist, Haiti, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq
    • Irakly Areshidze ' 96 - Political analyst specializing in relations between the U.S. and the Republic of Georgia
    • Ryan E Vachon ' 97 - Forensic Scientist, The Armed Forces DNA Identification Lab
    • John T. Iveson ' 87 - Executive Chef, The Manta Ray Restaurant, Sydney Australia

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is Bridgton Academy (16 miles away)
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    North BridgtonME 04057
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  • Bethel, MEGould Academy
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    Kents HillME 04349
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  • Fryeburg, MEFryeburg Academy
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    FryeburgME 04037
    28.6 mi | 578 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Bath, MEHyde School - Bath, ME
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