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Northfield Mount Hermon
School DescriptionSCHOOL 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.
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, PG Grades at School
- 1353 acres Campus Size
- 23% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size11
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in Grades9, 10, 11, 12, PG
TOEFL MinimumGrades 9 & 10: 90, Grades 11 & 12: 100
Other - Eligibility Requirements?No Semester or Short-Term
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