Deerfield Academy

Tel: (413)774-1400
Grades: 9 - 12 | 642 students
The purpose of Deerfield Academy is to educate young people - intellectually, aesthetically, socially, physically and morally - so that they become responsible, contributing citizens and fulfilled human beings.
A Deerfield education is characterized by a rigorous curriculum, lively exchange of ideas and supportive teaching.
Its objective is to instruct students in the basic skills and subject matter of the humanities and sciences, to cultivate in them the habits and techniques of learning and to enable them to be curious, creative and independent.
The school is committed to the arts and to the development of an aesthetic dimension in its students.
Deerfield Academy is a residential community in which students should learn to conduct themselves according to high standards of citizenship.
Recognizing that diversity enriches the school, the Academy seeks to foster an appreciation of difference.
The value placed on mutual respect and concern for others and on each person's contribution to the welfare of the school benefits both the individual and the Academy.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 642 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Deerfield Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 114 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 18 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $52,300
Tuition Notes $52300 for boarding students $37850 for day students
% on Financial Aid 35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $35,000
Acceptance Rate 16%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Pam Safford
Admissions Associate Allison DiNardo

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Stoneleigh Burnham School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Center School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Center School (3.8 miles away)
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  • Greenfield The Center School
    (Nonsectarians)
    71 Montague City Rd
    Greenfield , MA , 01301
    (413)773-1700
    (Nonsectarians)
    3.8  mi  |  91  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Deerfield Eaglebrook School
    All-boys  (Nonsectarians)
    271 Pine Nook Rd / P.O. Box #7
    Deerfield , MA , 01342
    (413)774-7411
    All-boys  (Nonsectarians)
    5  mi  |  253  students  |  Gr.  6-9
  • Deerfield
    The Bement School
    (Nonsectarians)
    94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
    Deerfield , MA , 01342
    (413)774-7061
    (Nonsectarians)
    5  mi  |  218  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Greenfield Holy Trinity School
    (Roman Catholic)
    10 Beacon St
    Greenfield , MA , 01301
    (413)773-3831
    (Roman Catholic)
    5.5  mi  |  93  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Gill Four Winds School
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    54 French King Hwy
    Gill , MA , 01354
    (413)863-8055
    Alternative School (Nonsectarians)
    5.5  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  7-9

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