MakersProblem SolversCritical Thinkers Wanted

JohnUpper | Madison, CT

“What’s beautiful about our makerspace—we call it The Nest—is that it democratizes making. Anybody can do this. Being a maker isn’t about the equipment—the 3D printers, the vinyl cutters. It’s a mindset. You’re an entrepreneur. You see a need, and you respond to it.”

Learn More about Learning at Andover

Student Population

Student Population

Students from

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51

Countries

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44

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

20

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

People of Andover

At A Glance

Learning at Andover   

Intensely interactive and distinct courses

Need-Blind Admission   

Meeting 100% of each student’s demonstrated financial need

Become Your Best Self   

Fostering bold, thoughtful, and engaged student leadership

Tang Institute   

Developing and sharing innovative approaches to teaching and learning

Headlines From Campus

Passing the gavel

Jim Ventre ’79 and John Palfrey P’21, ’23 share letters with the Andover community

A call to reclaim food

Food is precious. Yet, access to healthy food isn’t easy—especially for people in the country’s poorest communities.

Mathletes crush the odds at U.S. Olympiad

Two Phillips Academy students earned coveted honors in the USA Mathematics Olympiad (USAMO)

Search for sixteen

The search for Andover’s 16th Head of School is underway