Groton School

Tel: (978)448-7510
Grades: 8-12 | 374 students
  • Founded in 1884 by Rev. Endicott Peabody, Groton's original aims included the intellectual, moral and physical development of its students in grades seven through twelve towards preparation for both college and "the active work of life".
  • Now a coeducational, primarily residential school of 175 girls and 175 boys in grades eight through twelve, we set for our students the highest standards of academic achievement, intellectual growth, ethical awareness and behavior, sportsmanship, athletic endeavor and service to others.
  • The School takes leadership seriously, and our concern for character is a point of distinction.
  • Our mission has never been narrowly to prepare students for college, but rather always to provide an experience which, while academically rigorous, goes far beyond college requirements, addressing important personal aspects of growth and maturity.
  • Our unflagging commitment to each student's intellectual, moral, and physical growth and to the considerable resources of faculty, facility, and locale creates a school which is larger than the sum of its parts.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Year Founded 1884

Student Body

Total Students 374 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Groton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size 12 students
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP French, AP Latin 4 - Vergil, AP Music Theory, AP Spanish, AP Statistics
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Boys-collared shirts, no jeans, no athletic clothing (i.e. sweatpants) Formal dress on occasion.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $51,800
% on Financial Aid
37%
Acceptance Rate
17%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mr. Ian Gracey
Admissions Associate Mrs. Rhonda Collins
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The average private school tuition in Middlesex County, MA is $15,329 for elementary schools and $33,386 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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