Concord Academy

Concord Academy is an independent, coeducational boarding and day schoolknown for world-class faculty, passionate students, and graduates who make their mark on the world.
Innovative teaching drives our wide-as-you-can-dreamcurriculum.  Our rigorous approach to the sciences, arts, and humanities is infused with opportunities for intellectual growth, experimentation, and hands-on learning.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 412 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $53,270
  • Acceptance rate: 19%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Concord Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for:

Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
412 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Concord Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
12 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced 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
Average SAT score
Average Percentile SSAT
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
No dress code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$53270.00 Day Student Tuition $66510.00 Boarding Student Tuition
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Admissions Associate
John McGarry
Endowment Size
$80 million



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
43 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Alianza Latina (Hispanic affinity group), Arts Council, Asian Students Association, Athletic Advisory Council, Barbershop, Big Data Club, CAOS (Concord Academy Outdoor Society), CASA (Concord Academy Students in Action), Ceramics Club, Chameleons (a cappella group), Debate Team, DEMONS (Engineering) Club, Discipline Committee, Entertainment Committee, Environmental Affairs, Film Club, French Club, German Club, Improv Club, International Student Organization, Investment Club, Jewish Students Organization, Latin Club, Men of Color Alliance, MESO (multiethinc student group), Model UN, MOSAIC (multicultural affinity group), Poetry Club, Programming Club, Queer People of Color 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 and Music Programs:
PAC Rats

School Notes

  • Concord Academy Mission Statement: We are a community animated by love of learning,diverse and striving for equity,with common trust as our foundation. Honoring each individual, we challenge and expand our understanding of ourselves and the world through purposeful collaboration and creative engagement. We cultivate empathy, integrity, and responsibility to build a more just and sustainable future.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Rachel Morrison '96 - Cinematographer, First woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography, movies include Black Panther and Mudbound
    • Peter Fisher '74 - Former US Undersecretary of the Treasury
    • Tom Forman '91 - Executive producer
    • Julia Glass '74 - Novelist
    • Sebastian Junger '80 - Novelist and journalist
    • David Lewis '76 - Investigative journalist, CNN
    • Her Majesty Queen Noor '69 - Former Queen of Jordan
    • Tom First '85 - Co-founder, Nantucket Nectars
    • Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg '75 - Lawyer, writer, ambassador, and philanthropist
    • Drew Gilpin Faust '64 - President of Harvard University
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Concord Academy cost?
Concord Academy's tuition is approximately $53,270 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Concord Academy?
The acceptance rate of Concord Academy is 19%, which is lower than the national average of 71%. Concord Academy's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Massachusetts with low acceptance rates.
Who are famous alumni from Concord Academy?
Concord Academy famous alumni include: Rachel Morrison '96, Peter Fisher '74, Tom Forman '91, Julia Glass '74, Sebastian Junger '80, David Lewis '76, Her Majesty Queen Noor '69, Tom First '85, Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg '75 and Drew Gilpin Faust '64.
What sports does Concord Academy offer?
Concord Academy offers 16 interscholastic sports: Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball and Wrestling. Concord Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for most sports offered.
What is Concord Academy's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Concord Academy?
The application deadline for Concord Academy is Jan. 15.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 412 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $53,270
  • Acceptance rate: 19%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Middlesex County, MA is $27,573 for elementary schools and $44,615 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Middlesex County, MA is 61% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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