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Top 100 Private Schools in USA 7/100

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Deerfield Academy

Address: 7 Boyden Lane, Deerfield, MA 01342
Telephone: (413) 772-0241


Deerfield, MA / 9-12 / Private, Boarding

Deerfield is a place of modern, dynamic scholarship. Through an ever-evolving curriculum, Deerfield offers tools and teachers that encourage curiosity and entrepreneurial leadership in its diverse student body. Students’ grit and determination are fortified with the support and collaboration of other scholars, as they examine the world’s most pressing problems, together. Deerfield’s program is enhanced by an abundance of events, clubs, invited speakers, global trips, and community-wide activities—all in support of a rigorous yet collaborative, hardworking yet joyful student experience.


Overall Niche Grade: A+

Academics: A+

Diversity: A

Teachers: A+

College Prep: A+

Clubs & Activities: A+

Sports: A


Organization Memberships:

  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)


Yearly Tuition: $43,750
   Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding): $60,480
Received Financial Aid: 35%
Average Financial Aid: $35,000

Deerfield Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

  • Best High Schools for STEM in Massachusetts: 2 of 157
  • Best Private High Schools in Massachusetts: 2 of 109
  • Best College Prep Private High Schools in Massachusetts: 2 of 102


Average Graduation Rate: 100%
Average SAT: 1390 (96 responses)
Average ACT: 31 (48 responses)



Diversity: A
   Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.

Students: 635

  • Female: 49%
  • Male: 50%
Student Diversity
  • White: 54%
  • Asian: 16.1%
  • African American: 10.1%
  • Multiracial: 6.9%
  • Hispanic: 5%
  • Pacific Islander: 3.9%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • Native American: 0.9%



Student-Teacher Ratio: 5:1

National: 16:1
POLL: 80% of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.5 responses
POLL: 100% of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.5 responses
POLL: 80% of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.5 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities: A+
   Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation —
Boys Athletic Participation —


Deerfield Academy Reviews

18 reviews
  • Excellent: 16
  • Very Good: 2
  • Average: 0
  • Poor: 0
  • Terrible: 0


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