Deerfield Academy

Tel: (413)774-1400
Grades: 9-12 | 630 students
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 630 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
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
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 $52,615
Tuition Notes Boarding: $52,615 Day: $37,685
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Pamela Safford
Admissions Associate Allison DiNardo


Total Sports Offered 22 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, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
Cross CountryCycling,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water PoloWrestling,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Stoneleigh Burnham School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Bement School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Center School (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Deerfield
    Grades: K-9 | 206 students
    0.3 miles
    94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
    Deerfield, MA 01342
  • Deerfield
    Grades: 6-9 | 253 students
    1.2 miles
    271 Pine Nook Rd / P.O. Box #7
    Deerfield, MA 01342
  • Greenfield
    Grades: PK-8 | 91 students
    2.3 miles
    71 Montague City Rd
    Greenfield, MA 01301
  • Greenfield
    Eagle Mountain School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 5-8 | 11 students
    3.5 miles
    99 Thayer Road
    Greenfield, MA 01301
  • Greenfield
    Holy Trinity School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 93 students
    3.7 miles
    10 Beacon St
    Greenfield, MA 01301

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The average private school tuition in Franklin County, MA is $40,605 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Franklin County, MA is 55% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).