Plumfield Academy

123 Dayton Street,
Danvers, MA, 01923
     Tel: (978)304-0273
Grades: 1 - 8
Plumfield's mission as a private school in Danvers, MA is to in partnership with families, provide an atmosphere where children thrive academically and relationally because their authentic needs are met.
Plumfield provides high quality academics in a peaceful, low-pressure environment where children author for themselves a full life of wide interests and healthy relationships both now, and we hope into the future.
Following Charlotte Mason's philosophy and methodology, our motto is "Education for the Children's Sake."Come and visit Plumfield and discover the Gentle Art of Learning with us!

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 8
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, Language Based learning Differences, Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1993

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 26%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 66%
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,225
Admissions Director John Pension

School Notes:

At Plumfield Academy we seek to offer, as Charlotte Mason described:
  • an atmosphere where there is respect and understanding,
  • a discipline of habits of mind and body,
  • a life that includes intellectual, moral, and physical sustenance, and where the mind feeds on ideas.

Profile last updated: 10/16/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. John's Preparatory School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary Of The Annunciation (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Mary Of The Annunciation (1.8 miles away)
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  • DanversSt. John's Preparatory School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    72 Spring Street
    DanversMA01923
    (978)774-1050
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1.5 mi | 1200 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • DanversSt. Mary Of The Annunciation
      (Roman Catholic)
    14 Otis Street
    DanversMA01923
    (978)774-0307
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.8 mi | 281 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • PeabodyBridge To Learning Childrens Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    567 Lowell St
    PeabodyMA01960
    (978)535-2215
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.9 mi | 1 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • PeabodyKindercare Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    520 Lowell St
    PeabodyMA01960
    (978)535-0019
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.2 mi | 10 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • DanversStepping Stones Nursery School
    Daycare / Preschool
    46 Cherry St
    DanversMA01923
    (978)777-9370
    Daycare / Preschool
    2.2 mi | 2 students | Gr. K-1                      

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