Concord Academy

Tel: (978)402-2250
  • The individuality, diversity, and quality of Concord Academy's faculty and student body make it an exceptional place to live and learn.
  • Life at this boarding and day school is creative and inquisitive; the people are impassioned and involved.
  • The school is academically demanding.  Students participate in a range of artistic, athletic, and extracurricular activities.
  • Large enough to offer 380 students a comprehensive program, it is small enough to provide a caring community.
  • Set in an historic town near Boston, Concord Academy is a vibrant community enhanced by its culturally rich environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Independent Private Schools Association
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1922

Student Body

Total Students383 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeConcord Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
83%
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Biology, Advanced Chemistry, Advanced Computer Science, Advanced Economics, Advanced English, Advanced Environmental Science, Advanced French, Advanced German, Advanced History, Advanced Latin, Advanced Mandarin, Advanced Physics, Advanced Spanish, Advanced Statistics, Advanced Topics in Mathematics, Upper level history courses,
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$45,390
Tuition Notes$45390.00 Day Student Tuition $56360.00 Boarding Student Tuition
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$39,000
Acceptance Rate
28%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMarie Myers
Admissions AssociateJohn McGarry
Endowment Size$67 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
GolfLacrosse,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.49 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Alianza Latina (Hispanic affinity group), Amnesty International, Arts Council, Asian Students Association, Athletic Advisory Council, Book Club, CAOS (Concord Academy Outdoor Society), CASA (Concord Academy Service Activists), Ceramics Club, Chameleons (a cappella group), Culture Club, Debate Team, DEMONS (Engineering) Club, Discipline Committee, Entertainment Committee, Environmental Affairs, Film Club, French Club, Gaming Club, Gay/Straight Alliance, German Club, Improv Club, International Student Organization, Investment Club, Jewish Students Organization, Latin Club, Magicians Club, Math Puzzle and Research Society, Mediation Group, MESO (multiethinc student group), Model UN, MOSAIC (multicultural affinity group), Orienteering, PAC Rats, Peer Mentors, Photoshop Club, Poetry Club, Quiz Bowl, Republican Club, Sock Club, South Asian Student Society, Spanish Club, The Centipede (student newspaper), The Chameleon (student literary magazine), The Scallion (humor newspaper), Umoja (African American/African Caribbean affinity group), Women's Organization, Yearbook, Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) Arts Council, Book Club, Ceramics Club, Culture Club, Debate Team, Film Club, French Club, Gaming Club, German Club, Improv Club, Latin Club, Magicians Club, Model UN, Orienteering, PAC Rats, Peer Mentors, Photoshop Club, Poetry Club, Quiz Bowl, Sock Club, Spanish Club, Yearbook, Alianza Latina (Hispanic affinity group),
Amnesty International,
Asian Students Association,
Athletic Advisory Council,
CAOS (Concord Academy Outdoor Society),
CASA (Concord Academy Service Activists),
Chameleons (a cappella group),
DEMONS (Engineering) Club,
Discipline Committee,
Entertainment Committee,
Environmental Affairs,
Gay/Straight Alliance,
International Student Organization,
Investment Club,
Jewish Students Organization,
Math Puzzle and Research Society,
Mediation Group,
MESO (multiethinc student group),
MOSAIC (multicultural affinity group),
Republican Club,
South Asian Student Society,
The Centipede (student newspaper),
The Chameleon (student literary magazine),
The Scallion (humor newspaper),
Umoja (African American/African Caribbean affinity group),
Women's Organization,
Youth in Philanthropy (YIP),

School Notes

  • "...Since 1922, our highest priority has been the support and development of informed and inspired teaching. Many of our faculty relish life in houses on campus, sharing their domestic worlds with students. Others bring the breadth of their lives away from the campus to their work in the classroom. All bring singularly strong academic and professional credentials to their work. Our faculty combines many of the qualifications of a university faculty with the commitment to individual students that is the hallmark of independent schools. By allowing teachers to choose the way in which they contribute their vitality to students' lives, we are able to assemble an outstanding group of scholars and professionals who bring true expertise and enthusiasm to the learning experience. This special commitment to the classroom experience, together with a comprehensive program of sabbaticals and professional development, supports academic excellence." - from school website
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