Overview

Set on a beautiful campus less than an hour's drive from Boston, Groton is a small school offering big opportunities to students in grades 8 through 12. The extended family that is Groton shares a deep commitment of one to another and each to the whole. A broad-based curriculum includes particular advantages such as the opportunity to study two languages concurrently or pursue tutorial study of a subject one-on-one with a teacher. A school in the Episcopal tradition, Groton educates the whole person through wide-ranging art, athletic and service programs, the variety of perspectives reflected in a diverse student body and the unique leadership opportunity of the Groton prefect year. 37% of the student body receives $4.7 million dollars in financial aid annually.
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Official information of Groton School in 2024 | FindingSchool

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

Boarding Grades: 8-12
Co-ed
Suburban
ESL: No
Tuition: $59,995
# of Students: 379
Teacher:Student: 1:4
International Student: 11%
AP Courses: 8
Endowment: $1,253,298/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 78%
SAT: 1425/1600
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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 13
#3 Harvard College 17
#3 Stanford University 11
#3 Yale University 16
#6 University of Chicago 29
#7 University of Pennsylvania 10
#10 Duke University 7
#10 Northwestern University 8
#12 Dartmouth College 8
#13 Brown University 11
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 6
#17 Cornell University 8
#18 Columbia University 10
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 5
#22 Georgetown University 18
#25 New York University 7
#29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 6
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 7
#32 Tufts University 7
#36 Boston College 10
LAC #11 Middlebury College 10
LAC #15 Hamilton College 8
LAC #18 Colgate University 6
LAC #24 Colby College 8
LAC #27 Colorado College 5
LAC #33 Scripps College 6
Babson College 6
University of St. Andrews 7
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AP Courses

(Total 8)
Biology
Computer Science A
French Language and Culture
Latin
Music Theory
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Chemistry
Biology
Computer Science A
French Language and Culture
Latin
Music Theory
Spanish Language and Culture
Statistics
Chemistry
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Sports

(Total 14)
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Football
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Squash
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Football
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
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Arts

(Total 15)
Chamber Orchestra
Choir
Drama
Guitar
Jazz
Music
Piano
String
Ceramics
Drawing
Chamber Orchestra
Choir
Drama
Guitar
Jazz
Music
Piano
String
Ceramics
Drawing
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Video
Woodworking
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 47)
Acolytes
Active Minds
Applicational CS Club
Astronomy Club
Backgammon Club
Bell Ringing
Business & Management Club
Christian Fellowship
Classical Music Club
Circle Voice student newspaper
Acolytes
Active Minds
Applicational CS Club
Astronomy Club
Backgammon Club
Bell Ringing
Business & Management Club
Christian Fellowship
Classical Music Club
Circle Voice student newspaper
Classics Club
Color Guard
Computational Linguistics Club
Computer Science Club
Cooking Club
Cultural Alliance
Debate
Diversity & Inclusion Committee
East Asian Student Alliance
Envirothon
Gender
Sexuality Alliance
Geography Group
Gospel Choir
Groton Feminists
Groton Trading Society
Groton Undiscovered Art Collective (GUAC)
The Grotonian
Heifer Club
International Community Advising Program (ICAP)
Investment Club
Literary Society
Math Club
Med Club
Mock Trial Model UN/Congress
Philosophy Club
Photo Club
Poetry Club
Rocket Club
South Asian Affinity Group Spirit Committee
Student Activities Committee
Sustainability Committee
Tabletop Gaming Club
Ukulele Club
UNICEF
Young Democrats
Young Theorists
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1884
Campus Size: 415 acres
Boarding Rate: 85%
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype, On Campus
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE
School Code:
TOEFL: 8224
SSAT: 3598

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 47)
4.9/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 3)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
4.7 / 5 Student Life
4.7 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.7 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 103)
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Frequently Ask Questions about Groton School

01.
Tell me a bit about Groton School.
Groton School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Boston, Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1884, and currently has about 379 students, 11.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.groton.org.
06.
Where is Groton School located?
Groton School is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 31 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does Groton School have rigorous academic requirements?
Groton School is offering 8 AP courses.

In recent years, 71 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Groton School also have 78% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
How popular is Groton School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Groton School is among the most popular schools, within top 8 for all US schools.

Also Groton School has been favorited by 1085 users.
03.
Where do Groton School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 6.67% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 20.22% go to top 25, and about 20.67% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
08.
How to start with an application with Groton School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Groton School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Groton School’s official site: http://www.groton.org or call them at 978-448-7510.
04.
What is the application requirement for Groton School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Groton School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Groton School?
Yes, here are few: The Lawrenceville School, Phillips Academy Andover and Middlesex School.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for Groton School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Groton School in 2024 is $62,694 , 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_office@groton.org .
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Groton School?
The overall rating for Groton School is A+.

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