Proctor Academy

Proctor Academy Photo #1 - Proctor is academically challenging, yet supportive. You can always arrange for extra help! Relationships between students and teachers are remarkably informal; (you can address your teacher as "Mike" or Sarah"). This builds natural respect and a sense of mutual support.
Proctor Academy Photo #2 - Proctor operates its own private ski area, with lighting and snow making from top to bottom. We host prep school, collegiate and USSA/FIS races!
Proctor Academy Photo #3 - Proctor is competitive in the Lakes Region Association of schools, but also plays schools from across New England.
Proctor Academy Photo #4 - The Proctor community comes together for assembly three times per week. Anyone and everyone may speak openly. Skits, musical performances and slideshows are common. Here, Head of School Mike Henriques talks about the school's Environmental Mission Statement, sustainability, and zero carbon footprint.
Proctor Academy Photo #5 - Each fall term, 22 students sail a 130-foot schooner from Massachusetts to Puerto Rico, earning full academic credit. Other students study at Proctor in Spain, Costa Rica, European Art Classroom and the desert Southwest of the United States. Experiential education rules!
Proctor Academy Photo #6 - Proctor is known for its school spirit!
Proctor Academy Photo #7 - Go, Proctor!
Proctor Academy Photo #8 - Proctor's 360 students come from 30 states and 16 countries.
Proctor Academy Photo #9 - Proctor's campus is comprised of a central village surrounded by 2700 acres of woodlands.
Proctor Academy Photo #10 - Proctor students live in 20 small dormitories, averaging 12 students apiece. They are more like private homes than traditional dorms. This residence, Peabody House, has air pre-cooled and pre-heated by six 500-foot geothermic wells. Eco-dorm is a theme dorm that attracts leaders in environmental issues.
  • Proctor is a community dedicated to maximize the success of every student.
  • A rich, challenging curriculum is balanced by structured support systems.
  • The school seeks a highly diverse student population that shares a positive attitude and the willingness to work.
  • Proctor is the leading school for experiential education programs with Mountain Classroom, Ocean Classroom, and language abroad in Monteverde, Costa Rica, Segovia, Spain and Aix-en-Provence, France.

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Proctor Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia
Year Founded1848

Student Body

Total Students369 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Proctor Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses13 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus, Economics, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, French Lanaguage, Government, Physics, Spanish Language, Statistics
Average SAT score1190
Average ACT score23
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Neat and Clean)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$60,700
Tuition NotesBoarding Tuition listed. Day Tuition $36,600
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$24,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorChristopher Bartlett
Admissions AssociateHunter Churchill


Total Sports Offered27 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Archery, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Cycling, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, Ski Jumping, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and FieldAlpine SkiingArchery,
Cross CountryCycling,
Field HockeyFootball,
Freestyle SkiingGolf,
Ice HockeyKayaking,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
MountaineeringNordic Skiing,
Rock ClimbingSki Jumping,
Track and Field

School Notes

  • Located in  Andover, NH,  Proctor Academy is a private coeducational day and boarding school for grades 912. Students benefit from a rigorous academic program, experiential off-campus programs, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Hampton
    Grades: 9-12 | 347 students
    16 miles
    70 Main Street
    New Hampton, NH 03256
    (603) 677-3401
    16 9-12
  • Wolfeboro
    Grades: 9-12 | 343 students
    34.6 miles
    80 Academy Drive
    Wolfeboro, NH 03894
    (603) 569-7200
    34.6 9-12
  • Tilton
    Tilton School
    Tilton School Photo - Tilton School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school serving students from 9th to 12th grade and postgraduates. Tilton's student body of 250 consists of day students and boarding students from 20 states and 17 countries. Although the Tilton Experience is different for every student, it challenges all students to try new things, learn new skills, and try new things.
    Grades: 9-12 | 250 students
    13.9 miles
    30 School Street
    Tilton, NH 03276
    (603) 286-1733
    13.9 9-12
  • Belmont
    Grades: 7-12 | 460 students
    78.8 miles
    350 Prospect Street
    Belmont, MA 02478
    (617) 993-5220
    78.8 7-12
  • Fitchburg
    Grades: 5-12 | 27 students
    59.2 miles
    171 South St
    Fitchburg, MA 01420
    (978) 343-7635
    59.2 5-12

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Proctor Academy is definitely a leading prep school in New Hampshire. It is an amazing place that sees students off to great colleges because of the unique experiences that can be attained there. I am more then impressed by the school!
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