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.

Learn More about our Outreach programs

Student Population

Student Population

Students from

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Students receive
financial aid

  • 48
  • 52


Students receive
financial aid

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11 years

of need-blind admission

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courses with



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students in the
average class


interscholastic teams in


different sports


student clubs

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miles to Boston

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minute walk to the
town of Andover

At A Glance

Learning at Andover   

Inspiring a lifelong love of learning

Our Head of School   

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

History & Values   

Built on the surest foundation, always stepping forward

Life on Campus   

One big family in an intentionally diverse community

Six moments happening right now

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

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

Three new Trustees appointed to Phillips Academy Board

Terms for Doykos ’82, Matloff ’91, Sallick ’83 began July 1

Project Earth

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

2018 Summer Reading List

On the beach, in a plane, on a boat. Wherever you are, these PA-curated books are sure to please any taste.

Seven inducted to Andover Athletics Hall of Honor

An orthopedic surgeon, a college hockey coach, a squash legend, and others celebrated at June 9 ceremony

Housiaux named next leader of the Tang Institute

A current Tang Fellow focusing on mindfulness, Housiaux first joined Andover in 2007