The Derryfield School

2108 River Road,
Manchester, NH, 03104-0310
     Tel: (603)669-4524
Grades: 6 - 12 | 388 students
THE DERRYFIELD SCHOOL inspires bright, motivated young people to be their best and provides them with the skills and experiences needed to be valued, dynamic, confident, and purposeful members of any community.
Our community holds five Core Values: Aim High, Balance, Character, Community, Families and Individuality.
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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Year Founded 1964

Student Body

Total Students 388 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 12%
Students by Grade The Derryfield School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 51%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature, AP French, AP Latin, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP United States History  
Average SAT score 1844
Average ACT score 27
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $28,535
Tuition Notes Through our arrangements with Smart Tuition, LLC, installment payments are available. www.smarttuition.com
% on Financial Aid 23%
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,864
Admissions Director Kathleen Rutty-Fey
Admissions Associate Colby Morgan

Sports

Total Sports Offered 13 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, TennisAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCrew,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
Nordic SkiingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 41 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. All School Flute Choir, All School Key Club, All School School Council, Middle School A World of Difference (Anti-Defamation League), Middle School Art Club, Middle School Assembly Committee, Middle School Babysitter's Certificate Club, Middle School Builder's Club (service), Middle School Cougar Cupboard (school store), Middle School Guitar Club, Middle School Junkyard Engineering Club, Middle School Magic and Performance Club, Middle School Mind Games, Middle School Publications Club, Middle School Rain or Shine Club (outdoor activities), Middle School Set Design and Painting Club, Middle School Socially Green Committee, Upper School A World of Difference (Anti-Defamation League), Upper School Advancement Ambassadors, Upper School Amnesty International, Upper School Art Club, Upper School Book Club, Upper School Breakthrough Manchester, Upper School Chess Club, Upper School Conservation Club, Upper School Dance Club, Upper School Debate Team, Upper School Discipline Committee, Upper School Empower Club (womens' issues), Upper School Encore (advanced singing group), Upper School Exerpt Committee (literary magazine), Upper School Film Club (movie making), Upper School Flag Football Club, Upper School Gay/Straight Alliance, Upper School Granite State Challenge (academic competition), Upper School Initium Committee (yearbook), Upper School International Thespian Society, Upper School Lamplighter (school newspaper), Upper School Model United Nations, Upper School National Honor Society, Upper School Science Club All School Flute Choir,
All School Key Club,
All School School Council,
Middle School A World of Difference (Anti-Defamation League),
Middle School Art Club,
Middle School Assembly Committee,
Middle School Babysitter's Certificate Club,
Middle School Builder's Club (service),
Middle School Cougar Cupboard (school store),
Middle School Guitar Club,
Middle School Junkyard Engineering Club,
Middle School Magic and Performance Club,
Middle School Mind Games,
Middle School Publications Club,
Middle School Rain or Shine Club (outdoor activities),
Middle School Set Design and Painting Club,
Middle School Socially Green Committee,
Upper School A World of Difference (Anti-Defamation League),
Upper School Advancement Ambassadors,
Upper School Amnesty International,
Upper School Art Club,
Upper School Book Club,
Upper School Breakthrough Manchester,
Upper School Chess Club,
Upper School Conservation Club,
Upper School Dance Club,
Upper School Debate Team,
Upper School Discipline Committee,
Upper School Empower Club (womens' issues),
Upper School Encore (advanced singing group),
Upper School Exerpt Committee (literary magazine),
Upper School Film Club (movie making),
Upper School Flag Football Club,
Upper School Gay/Straight Alliance,
Upper School Granite State Challenge (academic competition),
Upper School Initium Committee (yearbook),
Upper School International Thespian Society,
Upper School Lamplighter (school newspaper),
Upper School Model United Nations,
Upper School National Honor Society,
Upper School Science Club,

School Notes:

  • CORE VALUES -
  • AIM HIGH: Young people achieve their best in a culture of high expectations and encouragement.
  • BALANCE: We offer inspiring academic, artistic, and athletic opportunities, promoting the development of healthy habits of mind, body, and spirit, and the skill to balance creative tension.
  • CHARACTER: We actively cultivate respect, integrity, compassion, and perseverance in our community members.
  • COMMUNITY: We seek a diverse community defined and sustained by close relationships, social interdependence, and service.
  • FAMILIES: We embrace the family's role in the life of our day school, celebrating collaboration between home and school.
  • INDIVIDUALITY: We encourage young people to grow as unique individuals through the discovery of new passions and a love for learning, self-knowledge, critical inquiry, and reflection.

Profile last updated: 01/17/2014

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