Tabor Academy

66 Spring Street
Marion, MA 02738-0273
     Tel: (508)748-2000
Grades: 9 - 12 | 514 students
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Tabor Academy is a coeducational, rigorous, college preparatory boarding and day school.
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Tabor enrolls students demonstrating academic ability, strong motivation, sound character, emotional stability, and a willingness to participate fully in the school community.
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Tabor's academic, artistic, athletic, and community programs provide distinctive opportunities for students to achieve genuine understanding and significant skills and to identify and pursue personal goals.
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As "the school by the sea," Tabor sustains a unique maritime heritage that embodies, in all its programs, the qualities a seagoing life requires: thoughtful preparation for and awareness of the wider world, perseverance, courage, good humor, a sense of direction, and humility.
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The mission of Tabor Academy is to inspire a life-long love of learning, to instill a passion for the highest standards of achievement, to encourage personal responsibility, and to foster care for others and committed citizenship.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1876

Student Body

Total Students 514 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Tabor Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 64%
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 19 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Economics, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, European History, French Language, French Literature, German Language, Latin Literature, Physics B, Physics C, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, US History, World History, 
Average SAT score 1240
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31
Tuition Notes Boarding 53,375 Day 38,250
% on Financial Aid 34%
Average Financial Aid Grant $34,000
Acceptance Rate 43%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Andrew L. McCain
Admissions Associate Eric C. Long


Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
Track and FieldWrestling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Admissions Tour, Astronomy Club, Bowsprit Literary Magazine, Chorus, Community Service, Dance, Drama, Environmental Awareness (EA@TA), Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Habitat for Humanity, Honor Society, Jazz Band, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, Newspaper, Peer Listening, Proctors, Radio Station, SADD, Speech/Debate, Student Activities Committee, Student Council Astronomy Club, Chorus, Dance, Drama, Honor Society, Jazz Band, Math Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, Newspaper, Peer Listening, Proctors, Radio Station, SADD, Speech/Debate, Admissions Tour,
Bowsprit Literary Magazine,
Community Service,
Environmental Awareness (EA@TA),
Gay Straight Alliance (GSA),
Habitat for Humanity,
Literary Magazine,
Student Activities Committee,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • 360 boarding students; 154 day students
  • 22 states and 22 countries represented
  • 53 interscholatic teams
  • 7 singing ensembles
  • 4 instrumental ensembles
  • 5 drama productions

Profile last updated: 09/15/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cape Cod Montessori School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Loft School Of Marion (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Long Plain Christian Nursery School (6.8 miles away)
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