COVID-19 Updates for the Phillips Academy Community

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Sheena Hilton ’05Instructor, Chemisty | Cluster Dean, Flagstaff

“We need diversity of thought in STEM. People often think of humanities as being creative and of science and math as being cut and dry, but in actuality, you have to be creative and think outside of the box to solve real-world problems with science.”

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Student Population

Student Population

Students from

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52

Countries

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43

States/Territories

47%

Students receive
financial aid

  • 47
  • 53

47%

Students receive
financial aid

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12 years

of need-blind admission

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300+

courses with

150

electives

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13

students in the
average class

60+

interscholastic teams in

21

different sports

400+

students engaged in community engagement programs each term

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21

miles to Boston

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10

minute walk to the
town of Andover

A Day in the Life

At A Glance

Learning at Andover   

Intensely interactive and distinct courses

Need-Blind Admission   

Meeting 100% of each student’s demonstrated financial need

Team First   

Teamwork, a non sibi (not for self) mindset, and dedication define Andover athletics

Tang Institute   

Developing and sharing innovative approaches to teaching and learning

Headlines From Campus

A Message from the Interim Head of School

Jim Ventre ’79 shares updates on spring term, Commencement, and Reunion

Andover Stories: A news roundup to make you smile

The world can be a scary place, but it's also filled with inspiration and beauty. Let's focus on that second part.

Andover donates 4,000 face masks

Stock of N95 masks sent to Massachusetts hospitals and Andover first responders

Mark Cutler named director of LITW

Six-year term will begin July 1