Suffield Academy

Tel: (860)668-7315
Grades: 9-12 | 413 students
Suffield Academy is a coeducational independent secondary school serving a diverse student body of day and boarding students from across the United States and from many foreign countries.
The school is grounded in a tradition of academic excellence combined with a strong work ethic; respect for individual differences and a commitment to scholarship guide our curriculum and our pedagogy.
We engender among our students a sense of responsibility and challenge them to grow in a school community which is both structured and nurturing.
We expect our students to emerge from their Suffield experience prepared for a lifetime of learning and active citizenship.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1833

Student Body

Total Students 413 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Suffield Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(jacket and tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $54,100
Tuition Notes boarding cost
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $26,400
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Terry Breault
Admissions Associate Sean Atkins


Total Sports Offered 23 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
Rock ClimbingSnowboarding,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Willie Ross School For Deaf (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bright Horizons Family Solutions (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bright Horizons Family Solutions (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Suffield
    Grades: PK-KG | 28 students
    0.4 miles
    228 Mountain Rd
    Suffield, CT 06078
  • Enfield
    St. Bernard School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 284 students
    2.6 miles
    232 Pearl Street
    Enfield, CT 06082
  • Enfield
    St. Adalbert School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 117 students
    3 miles
    90 Alden Avenue
    Enfield, CT 06082
  • Enfield
    Enfield Montessori School
    Montessori School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-6 | 123 students
    3.1 miles
    1370 Enfield St
    Enfield, CT 06082
  • Windsor Locks
    Grades: PK-KG | 83 students
    3.8 miles
    1 Foxwood Dr
    Windsor Locks, CT 06096

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The average private school tuition in Hartford County, CT is $7,094 for elementary schools and $25,953 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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