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Deerfield Academy

Deerfield Academy is a coeducational private boarding traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Rural


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Deerfield Academy says

Deerfield is a place of modern, dynamic scholarship. Through an ever-evolving curriculum, Deerfield offers tools and teachers that encourage curiosity and entrepreneurial leadership in its diverse student body. Students' grit and determination is fortified with the support and collaboration of other scholars, as they examine the world's most pressing problems, together. Deerfield's program is enhanced by an abundance of events, clubs, invited speakers, global trips, and community-wide activities-all in support of a rigorous yet collaborative, hardworking yet joyful, student experience.

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Mission Statement

Deerfield Academy is an independent secondary school committed to high standards of scholarship, citizenship, and personal responsibility.

Through a rigorous liberal arts curriculum, extensive co-curricular program, and supportive residential environment, Deerfield encourages each student to develop an inquisitive and creative mind, sound body, and strong moral character.

Set in a historic village bounded by river, hills, and farms, Deerfield inspires reflection, study and play, abiding friendships, and a defining school spirit.

A vibrant, ethical community that embraces diversity, the Academy prepares students for leadership in a rapidly changing world that requires global understanding, environmental stewardship, and dedication to service.


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Grades Cost Term
High School $47,500 Annual

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  (413) 774-1400
  [email protected]



Academic Calendar: Trimester

Test Scores

1900 25th percentile score for the SAT Composite

2200 75th percentile score for the SAT Composite

2000 Average score for the SAT Composite

Student Services

Student Services
    Academic Support Services
  • Career And Alumni Services
  • Centers Of Research
  • Computer Services
  • Counseling Services
  • Hospital
  • Libraries
  • Peer Tutoring Programs
  • Study Abroad

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 648
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 110
10 164
11 181
12 193

Deerfield Academy's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Deerfield Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Average Class Size 12
Gender 52% Male / 48% Female
Dress Code Formal
Percent Boarding 88%
Head of School   Dr. Margarita Curtis
Dean of Admission & Financial Aid   Charles Davis


  • Alpine Skiing
  • Arabic Club
  • Asian Cooking
  • Baking
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Business and Financial Awareness
  • Chinese Club
  • Chorus
  • Christian Fellowship Club
  • Community Service
  • Crew
  • Cross Country
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Diving
  • Drawing
  • Economics Club
  • Environmental Club/ Environmental Awareness Association
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • French Club
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Jewish Culture Club/ Jewish Student Association
  • Lacrosse
  • Lifeguarding
  • Literary Magazine
  • Math Team
  • Outdoor Track
  • Peer Mentoring and Support
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Radio Station
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Student Council
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Wrestling
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga

Associations & Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

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