The Derryfield School
Manchester, New Hampshire
Located north of Boston, the Derryfield School is a private, medium-sized school that prepares students for study in top U.S. universities. With a 100% college-acceptance rate, The Derryfield School boasts acceptances from schools such as Barnard College, Brown University, Columbia University, Georgetown University, Harvard College, NYU, Princeton, Stanford, UC Berkeley, Tufts University, and Yale University. The Derryfield School’s staff and faculty work very closely with students and become life-long mentors. International students are required to engage in extracurricular activities and sports to better integrate with American students and enhance their opportunities for acceptance at top universities.
At Derryfield, relationships are key. Not just with your peers, but with your teachers and coaches. The close relationships between students and mentors allow students to pursue their passions beyond the scope of the typical classroom and enables teachers to tailor their lesson plans to the individual students in their class. These experiences give Derryfield alumni the confidence to get the most out of their education as they head off to college and the world beyond.
School Type: Private
School Size: 400
Class Size: 15
Grades Accepted: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Type of Students Accepted: Year, Students Intending to Graduate
Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross-Country, Equestrian, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, Weightlifting
Extracurricular Activities: Chorus, Dance, Multimedia Production, Music, Nature and Outdoors, Newspaper, Painting, Photography, Robotics, Sports, Theater/Drama, Visual Arts, Volunteer Work, Amnesty International, Art Club, Chess Club, Conservation Club, Dance Club, Empower Women, Singing group, Literary magazine, Gay/Straight Alliance, Flute Choir, Key Club, Math Team, Medical Club, Mock Trial, Model UN, Multicultural Club, National Honor Society, Photography