Deerfield Academy

Overall rating 4.6 / 5 based on 8 student reviews

7 Boyden Lane Deerfield MA 01342 United States

Deerfield Academy review by University of California - Berkeley student: At the conclusion of their education at Deerfield, most students are equipped with excellent discussion and writing skills. As with any school, there are hits and misses with teachers. But overall, it was an invaluable experience. Deerfield's defining feature is that it encourages well-roundedness and interests in a variety of fields, both academic and extracurricular. It was inspiring to see my peers seamlessly play multiple roles in the community: athletes, artists, students, community servants, outdoorsmen, mentors, and friends. I never felt threatened by my peers and found that there was support, not competition, among peers. The average class at Deerfield consists of 12 students sitting around a table with their teacher. Students receive about an hour of homework from each subject and carry a load of 5 classes minimum. Upperclassmen history classes usually read around 80 pages per week. Deerfield's teachers are on duty at least once a week in the dorms and set aside this time to offer extra help to students. If further help is needed, Deerfield will help students coordinate with academic tutors and a study-skills advisor. More advanced students can petition to pursue a personal research topic in place of a co-curricular activity after school. … more

Deerfield Academy founded 1797 is a co-educational private independent College preparatory school located in Deerfield, MA, USA. Deerfield Academy enrolls Boarding and day students with a total student enrollment of 630 in day student grades 9th to PG boarding student grades 9th to PG. Deerfield Academy endowment is estimated $363 million and the endowment per student is approximately $576,190.

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  • Boarding and day students
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  • 9th to PG
  • 7 day boarding
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  • 7 Boyden Lane Deerfield MA 01342 United States
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