Heronfield Academy

Tel: (603)772-9093
Grades: 6-8 | 90 students
Heronfield`s program is geared for middle school children where the importance of the whole child is incorporated into all aspects of the curriculum.
Heronfield is a school where academics are strong and where there is an emphasis on balance in a busy life. Heronfield is a middle school by design not attached to an elementary school or high school.
This enables us to place our entire focus on the middle school years.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Year Founded 2007

Student Body

Total Students 90 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Heronfield Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(collared shirts, jeans, khakis, sneakers accepted.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / May. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,000
Tuition Notes There is financial aid available.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Ann F. Reis


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
Track and Field


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chamber Music Ensemble, Chorus, Jazz Band, Jazz Choir, and Jazz Combo Chorus, Jazz Band, Jazz Choir, and Jazz Combo, Chamber Music Ensemble,

School Notes

  • Heronfield Academy, located in bucolic Hampton Falls, NH, is dedicated to nurturing and teaching middle school students.  An independent school by design, Heronfield builds on the joy of learning while helping students to discover their moral compass. The community adheres to the key concepts of honesty, respect, diligence, celebration, and caring.  With small classes taught by inspired educators, students are held to high academic standards in all core curriculum subjects including mathematics, science, history, English, drama, music, visual arts, Spanish, health, and physical education.  Heronfield reinforces a deeper understanding of the value of interdisciplinary work. Teachers partner to plan curricula, setting the stage for students to collaborate and learn together.
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School Reviews

5.0 Stars   05/17/16
This school is spectacular- words cant describe how amazing it is. The teachers are incredibly serious in their job, but manage to make it fun and easy to comprehend. It is a very challenging school, but that just makes you want to work harder and become the best that you can be! The students there are great too! Extremely kind, and welcoming. No cliques like the average public school, nobody cares about popularity or anything like that. Just pure friendship. The after school activities are as well stellar. There are tons of music groups, which are truly best of the best. The sports are fun and including, track, cross country, basketball, dance team (my favorite!), etc. There is also a lot of clubs, and you can start your own club too! The fact that the lunches are extra long, there is break, study hall during and after school, just makes this school even better. If you are looking into this school- just know its amazing. Couldn't have anything better than Heronfield Academy. Oh- and before I forget- this school also serves not only New Hampshire, but Massachusetts and Maine as well.
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