Fall 2020 Opening of School Information for Phillips Academy Families

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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.”

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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

Be Curious About Everything

Fully Supporting Students

Go Big Blue

Action with Accountability

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

Equity & Inclusion   

Reaffirming our priorities with an expanded call to action

Headlines From Campus

Fall Sam Phil
Fall reopening plans announced

Community health and safety paramount to staged approach

Raynard Kington
A message from Andover’s 16th Head of School

Greetings from Dr. Raynard Kington on Day One

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Andover summer reading list

7 must-reads for summer 2020

Sam Phil in spring
Actions to address systemic racism

Trustees reaffirm DE&I progress and set course for expanded efforts