Deerfield Academy

Tel: (413)774-1400
Grades: 9-12 | 651 students
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Deerfield Academy is an independent secondary school committed to high standards of scholarship, citizenship, and personal responsibility.
Through a rigorous liberal arts curriculum, extensive co-curricular program, and supportive residential environment, Deerfield encourages each student to develop an inquisitive and creative mind, sound body, and strong moral character.
Set in a historic village bounded by river, hills, and farms, Deerfield inspires reflection, study and play, abiding friendships, and a defining school spirit.
A vibrant, ethical community that embraces diversity, the Academy prepares students for leadership in a rapidly changing world that requires global understanding, environmental stewardship, and dedication to service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1797

Student Body

Total Students 651 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
30%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Deerfield Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 120 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
89%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 2020
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $59,150
Tuition Notes Boarding: $59,150; Day: $42,790
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $43,708
Acceptance Rate
16%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Charles F. Davis, Jr.
Admissions Associate Allison DiNardo

Sports

Total Sports Offered 23 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCrew,
Cross CountryCycling,
DanceDiving,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWater Polo,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 44 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Albany Road Magazine, Arabic Club, Archery Club, Asian Students Alliance, Black Student Alliance, Chess Club, Chorus, Classics Club, Community Service, Concert Band, Debate Club, Deerfield Scroll, Diversity Alliance, Feminism Club, Fly Fishing Club, Food Committee, French Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, Green Key, International Student Alliance, Investment Club, Jazz Band, Jewish Student Alliance, Latin American Student Alliance, Math Club, Meat Club, Mellow-D's, Model UN, Multiracial Alliance, Native American Cultural Alliance, Novice Crew, Orchestra, Photography Club, Rhapso-D's, Robotics Club, Round Square, Skiing/Snowboarding, Student Activities, Student Council, Student Rock Band, Ukulele And Bongo Orchestra, Ultimate Frisbee, Underwater Vehicle Club, Yearbook Arabic Club, Archery Club, Chess Club, Chorus, Classics Club, Concert Band, Debate Club, Feminism Club, Food Committee, French Club, Green Key, Jazz Band, Math Club, Meat Club, Mellow-D's, Model UN, Novice Crew, Orchestra, Rhapso-D's, Robotics Club, Round Square, Yearbook, Albany Road Magazine,
Asian Students Alliance,
Black Student Alliance,
Community Service,
Deerfield Scroll,
Diversity Alliance,
Fly Fishing Club,
Gay-Straight Alliance,
International Student Alliance,
Investment Club,
Jewish Student Alliance,
Latin American Student Alliance,
Multiracial Alliance,
Native American Cultural Alliance,
Photography Club,
Skiing/Snowboarding,
Student Activities,
Student Council,
Student Rock Band,
Ukulele And Bongo Orchestra,
Ultimate Frisbee,
Underwater Vehicle Club,
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