Groton School

  • Set on a beautiful campus less than an hour's drive from Boston, Groton offers the resources of a much larger school to 380 students in grades 8 through 12.
  • Under the leadership of Headmaster Temba Maqubela, Groton has aggressively contained the cost of attendance and increased financial aid.
  • Over 42% of students benefit from a financial aid budget of over $7 million.
  • Groton highlights two special programs.  GEOs (Groton Educational Opportunities) allow students to explore various locations around the world during vacations.
  • GRACE (GRoton Accelerate Challenge Enrich) accelerates students` academic progress during the summer between grades 9 and 10 if they so desire.
  • Founded in the Episcopal tradition, Groton offers wide-ranging art, athletic and service programs, the variety of perspectives reflected in a diverse student body, and the unique leadership opportunity of the Groton prefect year.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Year Founded1884

Student Body

Total Students383 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
48%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Groton School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
71%
Average Class Size11 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP French, AP Latin 4 - Vergil, AP Music Theory, AP Spanish, AP Statistics
Average SAT score1440
Average ACT score31
Average Percentile SSAT90%
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Boys-collared shirts, no jeans, no athletic clothing (i.e. sweatpants) Formal dress on occasion.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$58,260
% on Financial Aid
44%
Average Financial Aid Grant$46,127
Acceptance Rate
11%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMr. Ian Gracey
Admissions AssociateKieran Meehan
Endowment Size$380 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
Field HockeyFootball,
Ice HockeySoccer,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

School Notes

  • Set on a beautiful campus less than an hour's drive from Boston, Groton offers the resources of a much larger school to 380 students in grades 8 through 12. Under the leadership of Headmaster Temba Maqubela, Groton has aggressively contained the cost of attendance and increased financial aid. Over 42% of students benefit from a financial aid budget of over $7 million. Groton highlights two special programs. GEOs (Groton Educational Opportunities) allow students to explore various locations around the world during vacations. GRACE (GRoton Accelerate Challenge Enrich) accelerates students` academic progress during the summer between grades 9 and 10 if they so desire. Founded in the Episcopal tradition, Groton offers wide-ranging art, athletic and service programs, the variety of perspectives reflected in a diverse student body, and the unique leadership opportunity of the Groton prefect year.

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  • Groton
    Grades: 9-12 | 409 students
    5 miles
    26 Powderhouse Rd
    Groton, MA 01450
    (978) 448-1530
    5 9-12
    409
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    19.6 miles
    166 Main Street
    Concord, MA 01742
    (978) 402-2250
    19.6 9-12
    395
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1085 students
    42.7 miles
    20 Main St
    Exeter, NH 03833
    (603) 772-4311
    42.7 9-12
    1085
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    Grades: K-12 | 980 students
    39.8 miles
    170 Centre Street
    Milton, MA 02186
    (617) 898-1798
    39.8 K-12
    980
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    Grades: 9-12 | 410 students
    17.5 miles
    1400 Lowell Road
    Concord, MA 01742
    (978) 371-6524
    17.5 9-12
    410

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