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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A
Address
185 North Main Street
Suffield, CT 06078
Telephone
(860) 386-4400

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$50
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$40,500
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$59,500
Received Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid
From Suffield Academy

Suffield Academy is a coeducational, independent secondary school serving 410 students. The school blends an academically challenging program with an encouraging, nurturing culture. Some of Suffield's most innovative offerings include the Leadership Program and a unique four-year College Counseling Program. Admission is highly selective; 1,100 students applied for the 120 available spaces in 2016. Students come from more than 20 American states and 30 countries. This is a wonderful place where each student is a key ingredient in our success. We hope you will come take a close look at Suffield.

Suffield Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1250
111 responses
Average ACT
28
55 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.16 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 21 responses
Report
  • Tiger Games
    29%
  • Holiday Dinner
    19%
  • Sit down lunches
    14%
  • Chill on the Hill
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Homecoming
    5%

    Boarding

    Students Boarding
    66%
    Boarding Days Per Week
    7-day
    Top Countries
    Bermuda, China, Thailand
    International Boarding Students
    20%

    Students

    Diversity
    A
    Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
    Students
    410
    63%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.16 responses
    75%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.16 responses
    63%
    of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.16 responses

    Teachers

    Student-Teacher Ratio
    5:1
    National
    17:1
    Poll
    65%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.17 responses
    Poll
    71%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.17 responses
    Poll
    71%
    of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.17 responses

    Clubs & Activities

    Clubs & Activities
    A+
    Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
    Girls Athletic Participation
    Very High
    Boys Athletic Participation
    Very High
    69%
    of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.16 responses
    75%
    of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.16 responses
    69%
    of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.16 responses

    Suffield Academy Reviews

    96 reviews
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    Attending Suffield Academy was the best decision I have ever made! The people here are so nice, kind, and caring towards each other. Genuinely, all the students and faculty are all so nice. Teachers are also very accessible and easy to talk to, this causes great achievements in academics. Also, the arts and performing arts at Suffield are a great way to step out of one's comfort zone and try something new.
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    Suffield Academy is a warm, engaging, tight-knit community populated by a diverse, inclusive student body. The faculty and staff are passionate about their work and provide sincere guidance to their students. The teachers are nurturing, the classes are challenging, and the coaches push the student-athletes to perform at their very best. No matter what your interests may be, you will discover your dreams at Suffield. The performing arts department is recognized annually throughout New England for its outstanding productions featuring talented musicians, actors, and dancers. The visual arts department encourages students to express themselves freely and creatively. Suffield offers a variety of afternoon activities, including athletics, the arts, and sciences. Overall, this is a wonderful environment to learn to and grow. The people here, both students and faculty, really care about what they do.
    Suffield Academy provided me with the best high school experience I could ever imagine. Lifelong friendships, a rigorous academic schedule, faculty who were encouraging & caring while simultaneously demanding I operate to the best of my ability. There are afternoon activities spanning from ceramics, to theater, to science special, to competitive varsity athletics. As each student is given the opportunity & path to curate their ideal situation, the study body is filled with passionate, hardworking & inspiring individuals. I was able to compete on tournament teams with dedicated & fun teammates & collegiate level coaches. Suffield provided me with the opportunity to become friends with people from all over the world. You'll find a diverse group of individuals at Suffield who all share a few common characteristics; Tigers are kind, hardworking, dedicated & humble. I am proud & thankful to be a Suffield Academy alum.