Phillips Academy Andover

180 Main Street
Andover, MA 01810-0181
     Tel: (978)749-4050
Grades: 9 - 12 | 1108 students
Phillips Academy, a co-educational, non-profit, residential secondary school, seeks students of intelligence and integrity from diverse cultural, racial, socioeconomic and geographic backgrounds.
The school's residential structure enables faculty to support students in their personal, social and intellectual development.
The academic program fosters excellence in all disciplines within the liberal arts tradition.
Faculty members guide students in mastering skills, acquiring knowledge and thinking critically, creatively and independently.
The school strives to help young people achieve their potential not only intellectually, but also artistically, athletically and morally, so that they may lead responsible and fulfilling lives.
The academy is committed to establishing a community that encourages people of diverse backgrounds and beliefs to understand and respect one another and to be sensitive to differences of gender, ethnicity, class and sexual orientation.
In its programs the school seeks to promote a balance of leadership, cooperation and service, together with a deeper awareness of the global community and the natural world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1778

Student Body

Total Students 1108 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 41%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Phillips Academy Andover Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 175 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 78%
Average Class Size 13 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $47,200
Tuition Notes Boarding Tuition: $47,200 Day Tuition: $36,700
% on Financial Aid 47%
Average Financial Aid Grant $38,055
Acceptance Rate 13%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director James F. Ventre '79
Admissions Associate William Leahy

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Notre Dame High School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Augustine Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Augustine Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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School Reviews

Recommended
1 year ago
If you are a hardworker, Andover is the right place for you. Truly the best school out there, and prepares you for college extremely well. You won''t think that anything is hard after 4 years at this place...GO BIG BLUE!
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