Why Andover? Because you’ll be welcomed into an inspiring community of smart, motivated, curious, open-minded, and genuinely nice people from across the country and around the world. Because this is a high school that celebrates difference and prizes originality. Because at Andover you can be your most honest, authentic, daring self.
And because we take a balanced approach to academics, extracurriculars, and just plain having fun; because our talented, caring teachers, coaches, house counselors, and advisors are always ready to help; because we have a renowned art gallery, archaeology museum, and observatory right on campus; and because we offer the best of high-tech, low-tech, and multidisciplinary learning plus experiential learning opportunities.
With a need-blind admission program, Andover extends its resources to offer admission to every qualified young person regardless of their families’ ability to pay the cost of an Andover education.
Head of School Dr. Raynard Kington previously served as President of Grinnell College (2010-2020) and also in a range of positions at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).