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Northfield Mount Hermon

Established: 1879

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    655
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Northfield Mount Hermon believes good lives grow from strong roots. So NMH created an environment where creativity, character, and natural curiosity can flourish. As NMH graduates enter college and adulthood, they are well-educated, well-adjusted, well-liked, and very well-prepared to thrive. Northfield Mount Hermon is a coed, independent boarding school of 655 students in grades 9–12 plus a postgraduate year. NMH is known for its College-Model Academic Program, which balances academic, extracurricular, and residential experiences. You’ll find NMH in the heart of New England, on the banks of the Connecticut River in western Massachusetts.

FACILITIES
Students at Northfield Mount Hermon have access to a number of fantastic facilities, including a 34-acre farm, an observatory, and a high-level athletic complex which includes three turf fields and an all-weather outdoor track.

SPORTS AND ARTS
The school has a long history of athletic success, including a powerhouse cross country program, and has produced a number of Olympians, including Tessa Gobbo, who won an Olympic Gold Medal in Rowing at the 2016 Olympics.
In terms of arts, Northfield Mount Hermon's 65,000 square-foot Rhodes Art Center is home to all of the school's performing arts. Students also have the option to enroll in a number of fine arts classes, including three AP studio art classes.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Many Northfield Mount Hermon students win academic, athletic, and artistic awards. In 1968, the sport of Ultimate Frisbee was invented at the school.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
With dormitories that range from 14 to 150 students, Northfield Mount Hermon has something for every student. Each dormitory has a faculty "dorm parent" around to support students outside of class. On the weekends, there is plenty to do. The Student Activities Office plans a number of on-campus and off-campus events, including trips to local malls, the movies, and even other boarding schools for dances.

                  


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  • 9, 10, 11, 12, Post Graduate (PG) Grades at School
  • 1353 acres Campus Size
  • 23% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:6
Average Class Size
11
SAT Average
1320
ACT Average
30
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
Yes
Sports
Alpine Skiing, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Crew, Cross Country Running, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Hip Hop Dance, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Outdoor Team, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling
Arts
Jazz Dance, Modern Dance, Studio Art - 2D Design, Studio Art - 3D Design, Studio Art - Drawing, Tap
Music
Band - Concert, Choir - Concert, Indoor symphony, Jazz Band, Music Theory, Orchestra, Private Lessons, Stage Band, Vocal
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Programming, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics 1, Physics 2, Physics B, Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, Physics C: Mechanics, Psychology, Statistics, US History
Languages
Chinese, French, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Gender Sexuality Alliance, Student Activities, Student Government
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12, Post Graduate (PG)
Ages Accepted
14-20
TOEFL Minimum
Grades 9 & 10: 90, Grades 11 & 12: 100
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
No Semester or Short-Term

Real Stories from Real Students:

I can take anything from astronomy to creative writing, and the AP classes allow me to challenge myself at the collegiate level, especially in English and humanities, subjects I am passionate about.

Ayleen from Sweden

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