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The MacDuffie School

Established: 1890

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    272
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
The MacDuffie School offers students unique academic programs such as their Leadership Program, developed by a professor from the Cornell University Graduate School of Management. MacDuffie's science department has partnerships with UMass Amherst's Polymer Science Lab and the Harvard University Science Department. The school also has guaranteed admission agreements with Wentworth Institute of Technology and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

FACILITIES
The MacDuffie School's new 50-acre campus features state of the art technology in each building. A new artificial turf field and baseball field were added this past year. The school is also in the process of building a new Creativity Center.

SPORTS AND ARTS
The MacDuffie School has a longstanding reputation as a fierce intercollegiate athletic competitor. The school has recently won championships in soccer, basketball, volleyball, badminton, and cross country. The girls soccer team reached a record 45-game win streak and has won three of the last four New England Championships.
The MacDuffie School has a very strong arts program, students have several academic opportunities including drama, in which students write and perform their own original one-act plays each spring.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Boarding students take advantage of the school's New England campus each weekend with activities such as apple picking, skiing, and trips to Boston and local colleges and universities. Students can participate in extracurricular activities such as the new eSports team or the Math Team, which is ranked #13 in the country.

Visit School Site: The MacDuffie School
Visit City Site: Granby, Massachusetts

Famous Alumni

Betsy Bernard - Former president of AT&T
Ta'Nika Gibson - Broadway Star
Aaron Fradkin - Hollywood producer

  • 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, PG Grades at School
  • 50 acres Campus Size
  • 50% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:7
Average Class Size
11
SAT Average
1250
ACT Average
26
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Speciality Programs
Academic collaborations with two Ivy League schools
Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country Running, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball
Arts
Drama, Film Academy, Visual Arts
Music
Music Ensembles, Music Production, Music Theory, Musical Instrument - Guitar
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Data Management, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Latin Language, Physics 1, Spanish Language and Culture, US History, World History
Languages
Chinese, French, French Language and Culture, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Anime Club, Ballroom Dancing, Ballroom Dancing, Chess Club, Choral, Fitness Club, Improv, Key Club, Mathletes, Model United Nations (Model UN), Photography Club, Play Production, Poetry, Student Government, Student Newspaper, Video Game Club
Accepting Students in Grades
Yes
Ages Accepted
12-18
ELTiS Required
230
TOEFL Required
70
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Competitive level of acceptance, Does not accept SLEP

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