Hebron Academy

5.00 5 1 (6 reviews)
Tel: 207-966-5225
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 2009
    5 Stars   7/27/2009
    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   1/29/2015
    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. . .

  • Class of 2007
    5 Stars   7/27/2009
    Eckerd College
    Hebron Academy is a small day and boarding school in rural Hebron, Maine about an hour outside of Portland. I began my Hebron career in 6th grade and continued on, graduating as a senior in. . .

  • Class of 2005
    5 Stars   2/1/2018
    South Dakota State University
    The teachers were very helpful in assisting and facilitating learning in the classroom. The campus was small and the school community was comfortable and tranquil. There was the opportunity to get to know every one. . .

  • Class of 1999
    5 Stars   11/20/2017
    Bay State College
    Hebron Academy was my home for 2 years and completely changed me as a person! During my time at Hebron Academy I was able to find myself, improve my academics tremendously going from an average. . .
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Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
Hebron AcademyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)9-12, PG7-12
Grades Offered (Day)6-12, PG5-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded18041910
Campus Size1500 acres110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment256 students300 students
% Students of Color
8%
20%
% International Students
28%
20%
% Students Boarding
72%
68%
Average SAT Score1525* 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$17 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$57,200$53,300
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$31,600$28,560
Tuition international students$59,300$47,500
% 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 Offered1714
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 Organizations2023
ExtracurricularsProctor Program

Club or Organization:
Book Club, Community Service Club, Cum Laude, Diversity Club, Entrepreneurship Club, Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Green Key Club, Student Government, The Spectator (Yearbook)

Arts and Music Programs:
A Capella, Chorus, Drama Club, Etchings (Art and Literary Magazine), Jazz Club, Orchestra, String Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Outdoor Education, Outing Club, Squash

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.
  • 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
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