Overview

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 an arts center and the Boyden Library, housing a broad-based collection of more than 75,000 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, 35% supported by over $6.6 million 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.
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Official information of Deerfield Academy in 2024 | FindingSchool

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A+ Matriculation
A+ Academics
A+ Extracurricular activities
A Community
A+ Reviews
A Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: No
Boarding Tuition: $67,520
Day S. Tuition: $41,610
# of Students: 663
Boarding Rate: 88%
Teacher:Student: 1:5%
International Student: 14%
AP Courses: 7
Endowment: $802,413/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 70%
SAT: 1371/1600
IB: No
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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 20
#2 Columbia University 30
#2 Harvard College 20
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 3
#5 Yale University 10
LAC #1 Williams College 10
#6 Stanford University 3
#6 University of Chicago 20
#8 University of Pennsylvania 20
#9 Duke University 10
#9 Johns Hopkins University 3
#9 Northwestern University 3
LAC #2 Amherst College 10
#13 Dartmouth College 10
#14 Brown University 30
#14 Vanderbilt University 3
#14 Washington University in St. Louis 3
LAC #3 Swarthmore College 3
#17 Cornell University 30
#19 University of Notre Dame 3
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 3
#22 University of California: Berkeley 3
#23 Georgetown University 30
#23 University of Michigan 3
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 3
#25 University of Virginia 30
LAC #5 Wellesley College 3
#27 University of Southern California 10
#28 New York University 10
#28 Tufts University 10
#28 Wake Forest University 3
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 10
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 3
#34 University of California: San Diego 3
#36 Boston College 10
#40 College of William and Mary 3
#42 Boston University 10
LAC #9 Carleton College 3
LAC #9 Middlebury College 20
#49 Northeastern University 10
#55 Rhodes College 3
#55 Santa Clara University 3
LAC #11 United States Military Academy 3
LAC #11 Washington and Lee University 3
#57 Penn State University Park 3
#63 George Washington University 3
LAC #13 Hamilton College 10
#68 Fordham University 3
#68 Southern Methodist University 10
#68 St. Lawrence University 3
#68 University of Massachusetts Amherst 3
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 3
#83 Howard University 3
LAC #17 Colby College 10
LAC #17 Colgate University 10
LAC #17 Wesleyan University 10
#117 University of Vermont 3
LAC #25 Bates College 3
LAC #26 Colorado College 3
LAC #30 Kenyon College 3
LAC #35 College of the Holy Cross 10
LAC #38 Bucknell University 3
LAC #38 Skidmore College 3
LAC #42 Denison University 3
LAC #42 Occidental College 3
LAC #46 Trinity College 10
LAC #50 Connecticut College 3
LAC #50 Dickinson College 3
Endicott College 3
McGill University 3
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AP Courses

(Total 7)
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Statistics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Computer Science A
Studio Art: Drawing
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Statistics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Computer Science A
Studio Art: Drawing
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Sports

(Total 7)
Baseball
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Softball
Tennis
Water Polo
Baseball
Golf
Lacrosse
Rowing
Softball
Tennis
Water Polo
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 25)
Acting and Theater Club,2K Club
e (ASA)
Cheerleaders
Christian Fellowship
Deerfield Black Student Alliance (DBSA)
Deerfield Diversity Alliance
Deerfield Environmental Action Group (DEAG) Deerfield Multiracial Alliance (DMA)
Food Committee
Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA)
Green Key IDEA
Acting and Theater Club,2K Club
e (ASA)
Cheerleaders
Christian Fellowship
Deerfield Black Student Alliance (DBSA)
Deerfield Diversity Alliance
Deerfield Environmental Action Group (DEAG) Deerfield Multiracial Alliance (DMA)
Food Committee
Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA)
Green Key IDEA
International Student Alliance (ISA)
Investment Club
Jewish Student Alliance (JSA)
Latin American Student Alliance (LASA)
Meat Club
Mellow-D’s
Native American Cultural Alliance (NACA)
Statistics Club Sustainable Development Club
Swivel
The Majorette Squad
The Radicle Lab
Ukulele and Bongo Orchestra
Weightlifting Club
Yearbook
Young Democrats
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Arts

(Total 16)
Acting
Band
Dance
Directing
Jazz
Music
Vocal
Art History
Drawing
Film Studies
Acting
Band
Dance
Directing
Jazz
Music
Vocal
Art History
Drawing
Film Studies
Photography
Studio Art
Studio Production
Video
Architecture
Design
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1797
Campus Size: 280 acres
Boarding Rate: 88%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: SSAT,ISEE,TOEFL,SAT,PSAT
School Code:
TOEFL: 9577
SSAT: 2770
ISEE: 220685

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Brief Reviews

(Total 48)
4.9/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 3)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation

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Frequently Ask Questions about Deerfield Academy

Tell me a bit about Deerfield Academy.
Deerfield Academy is Co-ed private boarding school located in Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1797 , and currently has about 663 students, 14.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.deerfield.edu.
Does Deerfield Academy have rigorous academic requirements?
Deerfield Academy is offering 7 AP courses.

In recent years, 59 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Deerfield Academy also have 70% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Deerfield Academy students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 15.06% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 18.36% go to top 25, and about 19.4% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Deerfield Academy?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Deerfield Academy’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Deerfield Academy’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Deerfield Academy in 2024 is $67,520 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@deerfield.edu .
Where is Deerfield Academy located?
Deerfield Academy is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA.
How popular is Deerfield Academy on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Deerfield Academy is among the most popular schools, within top 14 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Deerfield Academy has been favorited by 1039 users.
How to start with an application with Deerfield Academy?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Deerfield Academy. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Deerfield Academy’s official site: http://www.deerfield.edu or call them at 413-774-1400.
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Deerfield Academy?
The overall rating for Deerfield Academy is A+.

The section ratings of Deerfield Academy are:
A+ for Matriculation
A+ for Academics
A+ for Extracurriculum
A for Community
A+ for Students and Parents reviews
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