Hebron Academy

5.00 5 1 (7 reviews)
P.O. Box 309
Hebron, ME 04238
  • 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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  • Class of 2017
    5 Stars  
    University of Oregon
    Hebron was so transformative for me. The main things that I can accredit this to are the the population of international students on campus and the community among women. In the upper school (the high. . .

  • Class of 2009
    5 Stars  
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Hebron is my home and the home of hundreds of my peers. It is a tightly knit community filled with a highly engaging and focused energy. It is the kind of place where. . .

  • Class of 2008
    5 Stars  
    Trinity College
    I loved everything about my time at Hebron. It was truly a community, without the cliques I had come to expect at public school - sure, people had their groups of friends, but no one. . .
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Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
Hebron AcademyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)9-12, PG9-12
Grades Offered (Day)6-12, PG9-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded18041910
Campus Size1500 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment256 students313 students
% Students of Color
8%
22%
% International Students
28%
20%
% Students Boarding
72%
66%
Average SAT Score1110* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesMonthlyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Collared shirts, no denim)
Casual
Average Class Size12 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:71:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1717
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
40%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Endowment Size$14.1 million$18 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$57,200$54,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$31,600$30,250
Tuition international students$59,300$48,850
% Students on Financial Aid
64%
37%
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineFeb. 1 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Acceptance Rate
65%
55%
Director of AdmissionsJoe Hemmings
Associate Director of AdmissionsJennifer Ridley

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1717
Courses(H) Algebra II, (H) American Literature, (H) Biology, (H) Chemistry, (H) Geometry, (H) International Relations, (H) Portfolio, (H) PreCalculus, (H) World History, (H) World Literature, Advanced Topics in Music, AP Biology, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Literature, AP Physics C, AP Studio Art, AP US History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1715
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations2024
ExtracurricularsChapel Committee

Club or Organization:
Book Club, Community Service Club, Cum Laude, Diversity Club, Entrepreneurship Club, Student Government, The Echo: student newspaper, The Globe: international student magazine, The Spectator (Yearbook)

Arts and Music Programs:
A Capella, Chorus, Creative Writing Club, Orchestra, String Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Theatre Program

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Curling, Dorm Board, Unitarian Universalist Student Association

College Matriculation

Year: 2010 - 201310 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Hobart and William Smith Colleges5
Syracuse University4
Bowdoin College3
Boston College2
Boston University2
Colby College2
Skidmore College2
Columbia University1
Cornell University1
Dartmouth College1

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.
  • Hebron Academy 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

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