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

46%

Students receive
financial aid

  • 47
  • 53

46%

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

Great Lawn
Launching Andover’s Anti-Racism Task Force

Task Force will build on the established foundation of diversity, equity, and inclusion

ASM Chapel
Updates to admission application requirements

Andover will be test optional for the 2020-21 admission cycle

Fall Sam Phil
Fall reopening plans announced

Community health and safety paramount to staged approach

covid and finance
When the dust settles

Considering the long-term macroeconomic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic