Phillips Exeter Academy

Overall rating 4.7 / 5 based on 23 student reviews

20 Main Street Exeter NH 03833 United States

Phillips Exeter Academy review by Washington University in St. Louis student: Everything about Exeter -- be it the classes, the sports practices, the orchestra rehearsals, and the dining room conversations -- ultimately tie back to the Harkness education. Created in the early 1900s by a generous donation from oil magnate Edward Harkness, the system involves, on a bigger scale, collaboration and discussion between individuals to understand new ideas. Keep in mind that many boarding and private schools offer "Harkness-esque" classes, but Exeter definitely takes the debates to a much more critically deeper level of understanding, and the method is implemented in every class at the Academy..… more

Phillips Exeter Academy founded 1781 is a co-educational private independent College preparatory school located in Exeter, NH, USA. Phillips Exeter Academy enrolls Boarding and day students with a total student enrollment of 1063 in day student grades 9th to PG boarding student grades 9th to PG. Phillips Exeter Academy endowment is estimated $860 million and the endowment per student is approximately $809,031.


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  • 20 Main Street Exeter NH 03833 United States
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