Tabor Academy

66 Spring Street
Marion, MA 02738-0273
Tel: (508)748-2000
Grades: 9 - 12 | 514 students
Tabor Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory boarding and day school.
Tabor enrolls students demonstrating academic ability, strong motivation, sound character, emotional stability, and a willingness to participate fully in the school community.
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.
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.
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 Student 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,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31
Tuition Notes Boarding 55,510 Day 39,780
% 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

Sports

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,
LacrosseSailing,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashTennis,
Track and FieldWrestling,

Extracurriculars

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:

  • A big school program with a small school's humanity, Tabor Academy offers a rigorous academic program that includes 21 AP courses, and numerous honors level courses across the curriculum. Located on the picturesque shore of Sippican Harbor, Tabor's stunning oceanfront campus is home to 500 students from across the globe. Small dormitories, which average 18 students, provides an exceptional residential program and cultivates a strong sense of community. Tabor graduates often matriculate to the most competitive colleges in the country. Outside the classroom, Tabor offers a wide range of after school activities that include four major drama productions, fifty interscholastic teams, (twenty-three of which compete at the varsity level) seven singing and four instrumental groups. Tabor Academy is a coeducational, college preparatory boarding and day school located in Marion, Massachusetts. Tabor enrolls students demonstrating academic ability, strong motivation, sound character, emotional stability, and a willingness to participate fully in the school community. Tabor is founded on the belief that a healthy school community finds common ground while embracing differences and, therefore, accepts a racially, ethnically, religiously, economically, and internationally diverse student body. Tabor students are expected to respect one another and to care for their school.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. 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.Tabor's faculty commit themselves to balancing high demands with genuine affection for their students and to fostering relationships founded on the compassion, personal integrity, and trust that anchor Tabor's community.
  • The core values of our mission statement guide intellectual life at Tabor. 
  • To inspire a life-long love of learning
  • To instill a passion for the highest standards of achievement
  • To encourage personal responsibility
  • To foster care for others and committed citizenship

Profile last updated: 08/27/2015

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 St Francis Xavier Elementary School (7.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marion
    The Loft School Of Marion
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K-1 | 62 students
    0.4 miles
    124 Front St
    Marion, MA 02738
    (508)748-1243
    0.4K-1
    62
  • Acushnet
    Grades: PK-8 | 253 students
    7.2 miles
    223 Main St
    Acushnet, MA 02743
    (508)995-4313
    7.2PK-8
    253
  • Fairhaven
    Little People S College Inc
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 11 students
    7.7 miles
    177 Bridge St
    Fairhaven, MA 02719
    (508)999-5625
    7.7K
    11
  • Fairhaven
    St Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 224 students
    8 miles
    100 Spring St
    Fairhaven, MA 02719
    (508)996-1983
    8PK-8
    224
  • North Falmouth
    Grades: 7-12 | 13 students
    8.3 miles
    Po Box 1381
    North Falmouth, MA 02556
    (774)994-7588
    8.37-12
    13

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