Suffield Academy

  • Suffield Academy is a coeducational independent secondary school serving a diverse student body of day and boarding students from across the United States and from many foreign countries.
  • The school is grounded in a tradition of academic excellence combined with a strong work ethic; respect for individual differences and a commitment to scholarship guide our curriculum and our pedagogy.
  • We engender among our students a sense of responsibility and challenge them to grow in a school community which is both structured and nurturing.
  • We expect our students to emerge from their Suffield experience prepared for a lifetime of learning and active citizenship.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Other school association(s)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1833

Student Body

Total Students413 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeSuffield Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
76%
Average Class Size10 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(jacket and tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$54,100
Tuition Notesboarding cost
% on Financial Aid
34%
Average Financial Aid Grant$26,400
Acceptance Rate
29%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSean Atkins
Admissions AssociateSean Atkins

Sports

Total Sports Offered23 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Riflery, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
DanceDiving,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfKayaking,
LacrosseRiflery,
Rock ClimbingSnowboarding,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,
Wrestling
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