Concord Academy

166 Main Street
Concord, MA 01742-0174
Tel: (978)402-2250
Grades: 9 - 12 | 383 students
The individuality, diversity, and quality of Concord Academy's faculty and student body make it an exceptional place to live and learn.
Life at this boarding and day school is creative and inquisitive; the people are impassioned and involved.
The school is academically demanding.
Students participate in a range of artistic, athletic, and extracurricular activities.
Large enough to offer 380 students a comprehensive program, it is small enough to provide a caring community.
Set in an historic town near Boston, Concord Academy is a vibrant community enhanced by its culturally rich environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Independent Private Schools Association
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1922

Student Body

Total Students 383 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 27%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Concord Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 12 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Advanced Biology, Advanced Chemistry, Advanced Computer Science, Advanced Economics, Advanced English, Advanced Environmental Science, Advanced French, Advanced German, Advanced History, Advanced Latin, Advanced Mandarin, Advanced Physics, Advanced Spanish, Advanced Statistics, Advanced Topics in Mathematics, Upper level history courses,
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Tuition Notes $45390.00 Day Student Tuition $56360.00 Boarding Student Tuition
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $39,000
Acceptance Rate 28%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Marie Myers
Admissions Associate John McGarry

Sports

Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 49 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Alianza Latina (Hispanic affinity group), Amnesty International, Arts Council, Asian Students Association, Athletic Advisory Council, Book Club, CAOS (Concord Academy Outdoor Society), CASA (Concord Academy Service Activists), Ceramics Club, Chameleons (a cappella group), Culture Club, DEMONS (Engineering) Club, Debate Team, Discipline Committee, Entertainment Committee, Environmental Affairs, Film Club, French Club, Gaming Club, Gay/Straight Alliance, German Club, Improv Club, International Student Organization, Investment Club, Jewish Students Organization, Latin Club, MESO (multiethinc student group), MOSAIC (multicultural affinity group), Magicians Club, Math Puzzle and Research Society, Mediation Group, Model UN, Orienteering, PAC Rats, Peer Mentors, Photoshop Club, Poetry Club, Quiz Bowl, Republican Club, Sock Club, South Asian Student Society, Spanish Club, The Centipede (student newspaper), The Chameleon (student literary magazine), The Scallion (humor newspaper), Umoja (African American/African Caribbean affinity group), Women's Organization, Yearbook, Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) Arts Council, Book Club, Ceramics Club, Culture Club, Debate Team, Film Club, French Club, Gaming Club, German Club, Improv Club, Latin Club, Magicians Club, Model UN, Orienteering, PAC Rats, Peer Mentors, Photoshop Club, Poetry Club, Quiz Bowl, Sock Club, Spanish Club, Yearbook, Alianza Latina (Hispanic affinity group),
Amnesty International,
Asian Students Association,
Athletic Advisory Council,
CAOS (Concord Academy Outdoor Society),
CASA (Concord Academy Service Activists),
Chameleons (a cappella group),
DEMONS (Engineering) Club,
Discipline Committee,
Entertainment Committee,
Environmental Affairs,
Gay/Straight Alliance,
International Student Organization,
Investment Club,
Jewish Students Organization,
MESO (multiethinc student group),
MOSAIC (multicultural affinity group),
Math Puzzle and Research Society,
Mediation Group,
Republican Club,
South Asian Student Society,
The Centipede (student newspaper),
The Chameleon (student literary magazine),
The Scallion (humor newspaper),
Umoja (African American/African Caribbean affinity group),
Women's Organization,
Youth in Philanthropy (YIP),

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Walden Street School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walden Street School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Nashoba Brooks School (1.8 miles away)
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  • Concord
    Walden Street School
    All-girls  | Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 20 students
    0.5 miles
    160 Walden St
    Concord, MA 01742
    (978)369-7611
    0.57-12
    20
  • Concord
    Grades: 4-9 | 321 students
    1.1 miles
    516 Monument Street
    Concord, MA 01742
    (978)369-5800
    1.14-9
    321
  • Concord
    Grades: NS-8 | 314 students
    1.8 miles
    200 Strawberry Hill Road
    Concord, MA 01742
    (978)369-4591
    1.8NS-8
    314
  • Lincoln
    Carroll School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-9 | 405 students
    2.5 miles
    25 Baker Bridge Road
    Lincoln, MA 01773
    (781)259-8342
    2.51-9
    405
  • Concord
    Grades: 9-12 | 385 students
    2.5 miles
    1400 Lowell Road
    Concord, MA 01742
    (978)371-6524
    2.59-12
    385

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