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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
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  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Sports
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Dexter Southfield School is a top rated, private school located in Brookline, MA. It has 754 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 5 to 1. Tuition is $44,875 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
20 Newton St
Brookline, MA 02445
Telephone
(617) 522-5544

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$44,875
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1310
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Average ACT
30
16 responses

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Students

Diversity
B-
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Students
754
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$111,289
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$2,127
National
$949
Median Home Value
$829,300
National
$184,700
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Dexter Southfield School Reviews

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Excellent school! Headmaster Todd Vincent is outstanding!
We sent our two sons to Dexter Southfield and they had a wonderful experience. Dexter Southfield High School is now far superior to Belmont Hill and far surpasses St. Mark’s, which is going downhill. Todd Vincent knows all the kids names, and takes a genuine in their health, well-being and success. A parent couldn’t ask for more!
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I think Dexter Southfield is a great school. I've been attending for 5 years, and from what I can see, the academics are challenging and the sports teams and programs are excellent. However, there is room for improvement for the middle school and upper school. The performing arts programs can also be improved. Overall, DXSF is a great school.
Dexter Southfield is an excellent school that develops students to become future leaders. The lower and middle school students have obtained strong academic fundamentals with a healthy balance in athletics and the arts. The school has also retained a good portion of the students to the upper school with strong matriculation into some of the best colleges and universities. The current middle school students that do apply out to boarding schools are usually accepted to other top prep schools in the nation, i.e. Andover, Exeter, Deerfield, Groton, etc...