Proctor Academy

204 Main Street - P.O. Box 500
Andover, NH 03216
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Proctor Academy Photo #1 - Proctor`s campus includes over forty-five buildings, twenty small dormitories, its own privately owned and operated ski hill, state of the art classrooms and art facilities, 3,000 acres of forest and ponds surrounding beautiful natural and synthetic playing fields that are tucked against Ragged Mountain`s south slope.
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Proctor Academy Photo #1 - Proctor`s campus includes over forty-five buildings, twenty small dormitories, its own privately owned and operated ski hill, state of the art classrooms and art facilities, 3,000 acres of forest and ponds surrounding beautiful natural and synthetic playing fields that are tucked against Ragged Mountain`s south slope.
Proctor is nationally known for its innovative experiential programs, community of individuals, and its balance of academic rigor with structured support.
AP and honors sections complement Learning Skills in this unique 3,000-acre school.
Strong visual and performing art offerings challenge accomplished artists and encourage novices.
Competitive athletics include teams in most sports. Opportunities for students to study off-campus include trimesters in France, Spain, and Costa Rica, along with Mountain Classroom and Ocean Classroom programs.
Motivation, passion for activity, and strong character are key to admission.

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  • Class of 2019
    5 Stars  
    Bentley University
    Proctor is a unique school due to the experiential learning model. This includes a variety of off-campus programs including programs in Spain, France, Costa Rica, and Ocean classroom and mountain classroom. Proctor also owns over. . .

  • Class of 2017
    5 Stars  
    University of New Hampshire
    The off-campus programs that Proctor has to offer make it particularly unique in relation to other boarding schools. I was lucky enough to participate in Ocean Classroom, which is an off-campus program where we sail. . .

  • Class of 2015
    5 Stars  
    Montana State University
    Proctor is unique in way too many ways to describe, but I will name a few. First, you get the opportunity to go abroad in high school! A four year student can have the opportunity. . .
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Definition of Terms
 | 2021 School Data
Proctor AcademyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-12, PG9-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded18481907
Campus Size3000 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment360 students300 students
% Students of Color
11%
25%
% International Students
10%
20%
% Students Boarding
80%
70%
Average SAT Score1200* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)1050 - 1300-
Average ACT score25*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesWeeklyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size12 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Student : Teacher Ratio5:17:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1218
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
65%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size$31.5 million$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$64,300$59,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$39,600$33,500
Tuition international students$2,500$54,500
% Students on Financial Aid
30%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$23,000$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineFeb. 1 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Average Percentile SSAT54%-
Acceptance Rate
45%
58%
Director of AdmissionsChristopher Bartlett
Associate Director of AdmissionsHunter Churchill

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1218
CoursesBiology, Calculus (AB), Calculus (BC), Economics, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, French Language, Physics, Spanish Language, Statistics, United States Government, United States History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered2616
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, Ski Jumping, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations3223
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Bands, Congress, Diversity Club, FACES, Fine Arts Council, Fire Department, Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Loomis Chaffee TV, Pre-School Child Care Center, Proteus, The Center for International and Multicultural Affairs, The Madrigal Singers, The Stagecoach (yearbook), Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Audio Visual Club, Baseball, Ceramics Club, Chamber, Chorus, Community Service Program, Dance Club, Drama Club, Martin Luther King Jr. Society, The Chamber Music Ensemble, The Muse (literary magazine)

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Deacon, Honor Societies, Key Society, Middle School Drama Club, Service Organizations, Tennis Soccer, WKIS Radio Station

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Trimester based academic schedule allows students to take advantage of over 140 courses and pursue their passions
  • Unique opportunities exist in the arts including, boat building, industrial design, digital media, kinetic metal sculpture, and digital music recording
  • Proctor owns and operates it's own ski area, one of only 4 schools or colleges in the country to do so!
  • New facilities include a Bio Mass Plant to heat the central campus, new photography darkrooms, Peabody House, a dorm heated and cooled via geothermal wells, and a new synthetic turf complex for soccer, field hockey, football and lacrosse. 
  • LD types supported: Academic Coaching, Direct Instruction, Skills and Strategies
  • Proctor Academy accreditations: NEASC, SSATB
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Matt Nathanson - Musician and Performer
    • Travis Warren - Founder and President, Whipple Hill Communications
    • Robert Richardson - Oscar Winning Cinematographer (Platoon, JFK, The Aviator, Kill Bill)
    • Jerome Dyson - Former UCONN current pro basketball player
    • Heather Moore - Jewelry Designer/Marketer
    • Josh Walden - Broadway Actor
    • Bob Beattie - Former US Alpine Ski Team Head Coach and Television Commentator
    • Alan Shepard - Astronaut
    • Cole Williams - Television Actor (Entourage, Scrubs, 8 Simple Rules)
    • Carl Van Loan, Jed Hinkley - US Olympians, US Ski Team Nordic Combined

Profile last updated: 01/12/2021

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