The Derryfield School

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Derryfield Upper School Classroom

Teaching Excellence

In a school where students are encouraged to take risks in small classes with dedicated teachers, learning flourishes. Together with their enthusiastic teachers, students learn to search for understanding, rather than just the right answer. At Derryfield, all kinds of learners grow to expect more from themselves, their teachers, and their lives.

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15

With an average class size of 15 and a school population of 390 - everyone has a front seat.

Financial Aid

$2M

Awarded annually in financial aid and merit.

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Grades 6-12

A co-educational, college-preparatory, independent day school in Manchester, NH.

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Transportation

The Derryfield School offers six bus routes reaching 13 towns within 30 miles.

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Transformative Experiences

Derryfield offers the challenges and outcomes of the finest independent schools in a program designed to help students find and direct their passions toward personal bests. At Derryfield, students go beyond the importance of doing their best. They discover the joy in becoming their best.

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Since 2010, 620 Derryfield students have traveled abroad, visiting a total of 20 countries.

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55

State athletic championships since 2000 in Divisions I-IV.

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40

Clubs and activities offered.

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100%

Student participation in global and local service.

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Derryfield Graduates Going to College

Powerful Outcomes

Our graduates routinely report back to us that they are much better prepared for college-level work load and rigor than their peers, even in the best colleges and universities. Most important, they become the finest kind of citizens: curious, confident, and committed to lives of passionate engagement.

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100%

Acceptance rate into four-year colleges and universities.

Scholorships

$37,000

Derryfield students received generous non-need based merit awards during the college application process, averaging $37,000 per student per year.

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92%

Of recent Derryfield graduates were accepted into one of their top choice colleges.

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100%

Of recent alums surveyed finished their bachelor's degree in 4 years. The national average is 6 years.

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Testimonials
“My relationship with teachers is really more like a partnership.”
LULU CARTER, UPPER SCHOOL STUDENT
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“One of the special things about Derryfield is that we’ve built a tradition and an ethic around serving all of the students here. The system flexes with them instead of the other way around.”
BRENT POWELL, DEAN OF ACADEMIC PROGRAM
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“By the time I graduated, I knew how to learn, how to be resourceful, how to work with people.”
PRESTON HUNTER 98. ALUMNUS, DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, ECKMAN CONSTRUCTION

Open House: Unpacking the College Admission Process

Aug
10
Open House: Unpacking the College Admission Process
5:00PM to 7:30PM
Location: The Derryfield School

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