Deerfield Academy

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Definition of Terms 
2015 School Data
Deerfield Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12, PG 11-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1797 1910
Campus Size 330 acres 121 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 638 students 300 students
% Students of Color 29% 20%
% International Students 18% 20%
% Students Boarding 89% 67%
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
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


Endowment Size $532 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$54,720 $49,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$39,220 $28,400
% Students on Financial Aid 33% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $47,080 $21,000
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline Jan. 15 Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application No No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 85% -
Acceptance Rate 17% 56%
Director of AdmissionsPam Safford
Associate Director of AdmissionsAllison DiNardo

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses


# 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


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 Stoneleigh-Burnham School (5.4 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • 5.4 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 140 students574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA 01301
    413-774-2711 x 257
  • 11 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 650 studentsOne Lamplighter Way
    Mount HermonMA 01354
  • 19.1 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 440 students19 Payson Avenue
    EasthamptonMA 01027
    (413) 529-3241
  • 19.7 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 297 students66 School Street
    GranbyMA 01033
  • 23.6 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 220 studentsP.O. Box 116 , 242 Old Petersham Road
    HardwickMA 01037
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