Andover

Phillips Academy Andover

Andover
, MA
Location
Post-Graduate (Grades 9-12; PG)
Age
College Prep
Focus
Co-Ed
Gender
1146
Students
75%
Boarding
Casual
Dress Code From most to least formal:
Uniform, Formal, Casual, Informal.
21
Sports
1778
Year Founded

Description

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.

Unique Characteristics

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). 

College Matriculation These are the handful of schools or colleges where students have most frequently matriculated.

  • University of Pennsylvania – 14
  • Tufts University – 13
  • Yale University – 13
  • Georgetown University – 11
  • Harvard University – 9

Academics

Semesters
Schedule
No ESL Programs
Summer Programs
No Saturday Classes

Admissions

No SSAT Required
January Application Deadline
Preferred Application Platform
Gateway

Student Body

1146
Students
Co-Ed
Gender
Boarding
0%
International
0%
Students
of Color
0%
International Students From The countries with the largest number of students at the school.

Hong Kong, China, Canada, Korea, Singapore, Brazil.

Location

Address180 Main St., Andover, MA 01810
Nearby Airports

Boston Logan International Airport

Manchester-Boston Regional Airport

Campus Size706 Acres

Contact Information

Jill Thompson
Admissions Director
Raynard Kington
Head of School
978-749-4000
Phone