The Macduffie School

Tel: (413)255-0000
Grades: 6-12 | 297 students
The MacDuffie School is a co-educational, independent boarding and day school for students in grades six through twelve.
We offer a rigorous college preparatory curriculum.
Our mission is to foster in all students the intellectual habits of mind, high ethical standards and respect for diversity required for becoming effective individuals in their personal and work lives and moral and responsible participants in the world beyond.

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 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1890

Student Body

Total Students 297 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade The Macduffie School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 11 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
Advanced Courses AP BC Calculus, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP French, AP Language and Composition, AP Latin, AP Literature and Composition, AP Multivariable Calculus, AP Physics, AP Pre-Calculus, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP U.S.History, AP World History,
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $49,750
Tuition Notes Boarding - $49,750 Home Stay - $47,750 Day (6 - 8) - $20,950 Day (9 - 12) - $25,950
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Associate Katie Walker


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. A Cappella Ensemble, As Schools Match Wits, Ball Hockey, Chess Club, Destination Imagination, Drama Club, Film Club, Improvisational Club, Jazz Ensemble, Key Club, Linguistics Club, Math Team, Orchestra, Photography Club, Swim Club, The Magnet, The Muse Ball Hockey, Chess Club, Drama Club, Film Club, Jazz Ensemble, Key Club, Math Team, Orchestra, Swim Club, The Magnet, The Muse, A Cappella Ensemble,
As Schools Match Wits,
Destination Imagination,
Improvisational Club,
Linguistics Club,
Photography Club,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Hartsbrook School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gorse Childrens Center (5.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Gorse Childrens Center (5.4 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • South Hadley
    Gorse Childrens Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 8 students
    5.4 miles
    27 Morgan St
    South Hadley, MA 01075
  • Amherst
    Amherst Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: NS-6 | 126 students
    5.5 miles
    27 Pomeroy Ln
    Amherst, MA 01002
  • Hadley
    The Hartsbrook School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-12 | 242 students
    6.3 miles
    193 Bay Road
    Hadley, MA 01035
  • Chicopee
    Chicopee Child Dev. Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK | 50 students
    6.4 miles
    989 James Street
    Chicopee, MA 01022
  • Ludlow
    Grades: PK-8 | 269 students
    7.5 miles
    217 Hubbard St
    Ludlow, MA 01056

School Reviews

The MacDuffie School in Granby, MA has been a wonderful school experience for my daughter who entered the school in 6 grade three years ago when it moved to Granby. The academics have been very challenging and the teachers outstanding. They offer a wide variety of clubs, theater productions, community service opportunities and athletics. The overall experience has been wonderful! I believe she is receiving a top notch education at The MacDuffie School.
- Posted by Parent, 06/20/14
I have three years experience living here. I am an international student and now a senior. The school has a rather good academic program. Teachers are generally good
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 01/10/12

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