Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA
Co-Ed, No Religious Affiliation
Deerfield Academy, a coeducational college-preparatory boarding school founded in 1797, is known for its high academic standards and cohesive school spirit. Deerfield nurtures its 630 students’ intellectual curiosity and encourages responsible citizenship through a rigorous curriculum. The outstanding faculty prepares students for competitive colleges and universities, challenging students in an academic program that includes Honors and Advanced Placement courses in nineteen subject areas, an extensive spring term elective program, and domestic and foreign off-campus study. Deerfield also provides over 120 varied athletic and extracurricular offerings. The 280-acre campus provides extraordinary facilities including the Hess Center for the Arts and the Boyden Library, housing a broad-based collection of more than 85,000 items. The 80,000 square-foot Koch Center for Science, Mathematics and Technology houses 30 state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratory spaces, dedicated spaces for independent research, and a planetarium. Students, 34% supported by over $8,985,000 in financial aid, are selected on the basis of academic promise, leadership potential, diversity of background, and the willingness to contribute to the school community.