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Derby Academy
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  • Private
  • HINGHAM, MA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

We are so excited for a new school year! While our community remains masked while indoors, we are thrilled to be predominantly back to normal in all other aspects! Please browse our website and learn more about our campus, academics, programs, and community. Our Admission Office is available to answer any questions!

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A

About

Applying

Application Deadline
February 10
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$37,675
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid
$24,355
From Derby Academy

Our motto “Improve Both Mind and Heart” says it all. We pride ourselves on our educational success we’ve had for more than 230 years. Founded in 1784 as one of earliest co-educational learning institutions, we have the unique history, experience, and successful alumni to know what works. Following the PK-Grade 8 model, we focus on the critical foundational years, and build confidence in children as they expand their minds and hearts to succeed during and long after their years at Derby.

Visit our beautiful 27-acre campus in Hingham and see for yourself what makes Derby Academy a place where young minds are cultivated and character flourishes.

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Innovative and Integrative STEM Curriculum

Students gain 21st-century critical-thinking skills and become resilient problem solvers. With an emphasis on the Engineering Design Process and the project management cycle, students work collaboratively applying STEM concepts and utilize varied modes of communicating their solutions to real-world design challenges.

School Details

Grades
PK, K-8
Students
356
Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Full-Time Teachers
60
Part-Time Teachers
5

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Students

Students
356
Gender
  • Female
    49%
  • Male
    51%
Student Diversity
  • White
    89.6%
  • Multiracial
    7.3%
  • Asian
    2.2%
  • African American
    0.8%
  • Hispanic
    0%
  • International
    0%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%

Preschool

Annual Cost
$12,305
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
4 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade unavailable
  2. Good for Families
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade unavailable
Median Household Income
$89,489
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,279
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$370,300
National
$217,500

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