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Andover, Massachusetts, USA view map
Co-Ed, No Religious Affiliation
Office of Admission, 180 Main Street, Andover, Massachusetts, USA
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Department Director: John Rogers
Average Class Size: 13
Full Time Teachers: 120
Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 73.00%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 5:1
Summer Programs Offered: Offered
Number of AP Courses Offered: 23
Department Director: Paul Murphy
Number of Dorms: 45
Average Students Per Dorm: 19
No. of Girls Dorms: 22
No. of Boys Dorms: 23
Dress Code: Casual
Summary: Andover’s goal is to bring to campus talented students “from every quarter” who can enjoy the advantages of its size while at the same time feel adequately supported and part of the community. Our cluster system, house counselors, and student activities office are some of the resources that provide our students with support and activities that enrich their experience. Our residential education programs help students maintain a healthy lifestyle and address issues that concern young people today. We offer the Junior program, Personal and Community Education program (PACE) for Lowers and the All School Meeting as opportunities for student’s personal growth.
Additional support in student life comes from fellow students. One area where this support is demonstrated is in the residential community. Within each dormitory an upper class student applies for and is selected as a proctor or prefect. Proctors live in the upper class dormitories and prefects live in the junior dormitories. These students are crucial in the role of supportive advisor and counselor. They work closely with the adult house counselor to help ensure quiet time and lights out policies, discourage rule breaking and confront students who have difficulty following the rules, supervise the housekeeping program in their dorm, and discuss issues specific to the dorm with the house counselor. They are also available to assist students in navigating life at Andover whether academically, athletically or socially.
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Arts Department Director: Shirley Veenema
Athletics Department Director: Michael Kuta
Department Director: Sean Logan
Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 99.00%
Middle Percentile of SAT Scores
Frederick Law Olmsted (Class of 1838) Designer, NY's Central Park and Boston's Emerald Necklace
Humphrey Bogart (Class of 1920) Actor
George Bush (Class of 1942) 41st President of United States
Jack Lemmon (Class of 1943) Actor
George W. Bush (Class of 1964) 43rd President of United States
Julia Alvarez (Class of 1967) Novelist, Poet and Essayist
H.G. Buzz Bissinger (Class of 1972) Journalist, Recipient of Pulitzer Prize
Rob Long (Class of 1983) Television Writer and Prodcer
Chas Fagan (Class of 1984) Painter and Sculptor; Presidential potrait artist
Ed Ronan (Class of 1987) National Hockey League 1991-1998
Summary: The Phillips Academy Summer Session is an academic, coeducational enrichment program for boarding and day students who are entering grades 8 through 12. Here for five weeks, students with ambitious academic goals prepare for the rigors of the best colleges and for the rigors of leading and serving in this complex world.
Department Director: Fernando Alonso
June 30, 2014 to August 03, 2014
Admission to our summer programs is on a rolling basis. The earlier that you apply, the more likely it is that you will be able to take the courses you want, once you are admitted.
Registration Deadline: March 15, 2014
Financial Aid Available: Yes
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