Private School, Public Purpose

Non Sibi in ActionChanging Lives, Transforming Communities

Conceived in the innovative and entrepreneurial minds of the talented Phillips Academy faculty, Andover's four outreach programs serve as a prime example of what it means to be a private school with a public purpose.

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Student Population

Student Population

Students from

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49

Countries

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46

States/Territories

48%

Students receive
financial aid

  • 48
  • 52

48%

Students receive
financial aid

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11 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

125+

student clubs

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21

miles to Boston

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10

minute walk to the
town of Andover

At A Glance

Learning at Andover   

Intensely interactive and distinct courses

Our Head of School   

John G. Palfrey P’21 is devoted to Andover’s highest ideals

Become Your Best Self   

Fostering bold, thoughtful, and engaged student leadership

Tang Institute   

Developing and sharing innovative approaches to teaching and learning

Six moments happening right now

Campus quad to be named for Greener 1865

Scholar, lawyer and advocate for racial equality forged many pathways

PA student raises more than $12,000 for school supplies

Total quadruples original goal for PALS students

Summer homecoming

Andover alumni return to give back during Summer Session

Graber named NHBCA Region 1 New England Coach of the Year

Graber coached Andover to his fourth Central New England Prep Championship in 2018

Phillips Academy’s Institute for Recruitment of Teachers names Executive Director

LaShawnda Brooks has an impressive record of advancing underrepresented populations in education

Project Earth

From conservation to renewable energy, alumni are working to protect our planet for the future.

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