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Open enrollment for Andover Summer Advantage is now available. Scroll down to view dates and course offerings for 2022.

Get a head start on fall with Phillips Academy's summer academic prep programs

Want to refocus, recharge, and set yourself up for a great school year ahead? Join fellow local rising 7-12th grade students and fantastic teachers in-person on the Phillips Academy campus for Andover Summer’s Advantage program. This two-week back-to-school academic prep program is designed specifically to meet the needs of local day students. Intentionally offered in early August, Andover Summer Advantage can help alleviate summer learning loss and help students brush up on essential skills in preparation for a return to school in September. Whether it's getting a head start on reading and writing, or enrichment in our Math Acceleration course, let Phillips Academy help you prepare for a brand-new academic year.

Course Offerings

Andover Advantage is divided into three distinct programs to accommodate the varying needs of learners at every level.

Middle School Advantage–Designed for rising 7th and 8th graders

9th Grade Advantage–Designed for the unique academic transition from middle to high school

High School Advantage–Designed for the more complex academic demands of grades 10-12.

**See full list of offerings in the course catalog below**


August 1 - August 12, 2022

Monday - Friday for two consecutive weeks

Students may choose to enroll in one or two courses

Period 1: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Period 2: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Tuition and Fees

$750 per course

Refund Policy

  • 50% of the paid tuition balance will be refunded if the student withdraws on or before July 15, 2022.
  • 25% of the paid tuition balance will be refunded if the student withdraws between July 15, 2022 and July 31, 2022.
  • No tuition will be refunded if the student withdraws after July 31, 2022.

A student who withdraws on August 1, 2022, or who is dismissed for any reason from Andover Advantage will not be granted any refund.

Determined by the date the Andover Summer office receives written notice of a student’s withdrawal, refunds are granted according to the schedule above.



What is Andover Summer Advantage?

Andover Summer Advantage is a 2-week back to school prep program for rising 7th-12th grade students living within commuting distance of the Phillips Academy campus. Courses are offered Monday-Friday and students may opt to take one or two courses.

What kind of course offerings are available?

Please visit the course offerings section of our website to see a full listing of selections for Advantage 2022.

What are the dates of the Andover Summer Advantage program?

The Advantage program will be offered August 1-August 12, 2022. Students should expect to attend the program for the full two-week period to receive the narrative evaluations provided by instructors at the conclusion of the program.


Do I need to apply?

No, there is no application required to attend the Advantage program. Families should visit our enrollment portal to begin the process. Please be prepared to upload a current transcript in the enrollment portal when you register.

What is the cost?

Each Advantage course is $750. Students have the option to enroll in either one or two courses.

Is financial aid available?

No, Andover Summer does not currently offer financial aid awards for our two-week Advantage program.

When is the deadline to enroll?

Courses are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis so it is recommended that students enroll early for priority selection. The last day to register for Advantage is July 15, 2022.