Heronfield Academy

  • Heronfield`s program is geared for middle school children where the importance of the whole child is incorporated into all aspects of the curriculum.
  • Heronfield is a school where academics are strong and where there is an emphasis on balance in a busy life. Heronfield is a middle school by design not attached to an elementary school or high school.
  • This enables us to place our entire focus on the middle school years.

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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)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded2007

Student Body

Total Students90 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Heronfield Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size15 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(collared shirts, jeans, khakis, sneakers accepted.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 30 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$25,450
Tuition NotesThere is financial aid available.
% on Financial Aid
15%
Admissions DirectorKari Schmitz

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.and Jazz Combo, Chamber Music Ensemble, Chorus, Jazz Band, Jazz Choir

School Notes

  • Heronfield Academy is located centrally in Seacoast New Hampshire on Rt. 88 (356 Exeter Road) in Hampton Falls, NH. Heronfield is an independent school dedicated to nurturing and teaching students in grades 6, 7, and 8.  A middle school by design, Heronfield builds on the joy of learning while helping students to discover their moral compass. The community adheres to the key concepts of honesty, respect, diligence, celebration, and caring.  With small classes taught by inspired educators, students are held to high academic standards in all core curriculum subjects including mathematics, science, history, English, drama, music, visual arts, Spanish, health, and physical education.  Heronfield reinforces a deeper understanding of the value of interdisciplinary work. Teachers partner to plan curricula, setting the stage for students to collaborate and learn together.

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    13.7 miles
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    Dover, NH 03820
    (603) 742-3617
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    4.1 miles
    289 Lafayette Rd
    Hampton, NH 03842
    (603) 926-3254
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    Grades: NS-8 | 169 students
    8.4 miles
    315 Banfield Road
    Portsmouth, NH 03801
    (603) 436-0739
    8.4 NS-8
    169
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Heronfield Academy has managed to create the most loving, nurturing environment that anyone could ever imagine. They teach students how to reach outside of their comfort zones but still feel as if they're in a safe environment. The teachers are all incredibly intelligent and teach all students to be curious about the subject they're learning. Every student treats one another as not only a peer but a member of their family as well. Heronfield is a truly special place.
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This school is spectacular- words cant describe how amazing it is. The teachers are incredibly serious in their job, but manage to make it fun and easy to comprehend. It is a very challenging school, but that just makes you want to work harder and become the best that you can be! The students there are great too! Extremely kind, and welcoming. No cliques like the average public school, nobody cares about popularity or anything like that. Just pure friendship. The after school activities are as well stellar. There are tons of music groups, which are truly best of the best. The sports are fun and including, track, cross country, basketball, dance team (my favorite!), etc. There is also a lot of clubs, and you can start your own club too! The fact that the lunches are extra long, there is break, study hall during and after school, just makes this school even better. If you are looking into this school- just know its amazing. Couldn't have anything better than Heronfield Academy. Oh- and before I forget- this school also serves not only New Hampshire, but Massachusetts and Maine as well.
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