Events & Fairs

As we dive into a new Admission year, we welcome you to an exploration of the Academy!

We promise to offer information here about Admission fairs and events that will allow you to learn more about Deerfield and other boarding schools.

Many of our events will be collaborative efforts with peer schools, while others will be independently a Deerfield experience.

Tune in. Learn more. We are excited to have you with us!

Upcoming Events

Academy Hill School Info Fair

October 19, 2021, 6:00 am to 7:30 pm
1190 Liberty StreetSpringfield, MA

Deerfield Admission Office liaison:

Discover Student Life at Deerfield

October 26, 2021, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Virtual Event (EST)Online

Join us for an overview of community life at Deerfield. During this informal event you will learn about our provided support and opportunities for our students.

This event is open to all interested students and families applying for the upcoming academic year 2022-2023.

Register here.

 

Deerfield Admission Office liaison:

  • Drew Philie

TSAO – Diversity Round Table Webcast

October 30, 2021, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This event is specifically designed to provide guidance for historically underrepresented students and their families as they navigate the boarding school admission process. As part of TSAO, the Diversity Round Table coordinates outreach to ensure that our schools continue our shared commitment to attract and support a diverse applicant pool, and contribute to creating equitable and inclusive school communities.

Register here

Deerfield Admission Office liaison:

Discover Athletics at Deerfield

November 1, 2021, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Virtual Event (EST)Online

Come Meet and Chat with our Fall, Winter, and Spring Coaches and Student Athletes about Athletics at Deerfield!

This event is open to all interested students & families applying for the upcoming academic year 2022-2023.

Register here.

Deerfield Admission Office liaison:

Discover Academics at Deerfield

November 8, 2021, 7:00 pm to 7:45 pm
Virtual Event (EST)Online

Hear from our dedicated classroom teachers about the outstanding academic opportunities at Deerfield Academy.

This event is open to all interested students and their families applying for the upcoming academic year 2022-2023.

Register here. 

Deerfield Admission Office liaison:

Discover Affordability: Deerfield Financial Aid

November 15, 2021, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Virtual Event (EST)Online

We look forward to having you join us for a conversation about Financial Aid at Deerfield. Director of Financial Aid Melissa Persons and Sr. Associate Director of Admission Jeff Armes will discuss affordability and opportunities at Deerfield as well as answer questions surrounding our application process. This event is open to all interested students and their families applying for the upcoming academic year 2022-2023.

Register here.

Deerfield Admission Office liaison:

Discover Affordability: Deerfield Financial Aid

December 13, 2021, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Virtual Event (EST)Online

We look forward to having you join us for a conversation about Financial Aid at Deerfield. Director of Financial Aid Melissa Persons and Sr. Associate Director of Admission Jeff Armes will discuss affordability and opportunities at Deerfield as well as answer questions surrounding our application process. This event is open to all interested students and their families applying for the upcoming academic year 2022-2023.

Register here

Deerfield Admission Office liaison:

Recent Events

Discovering the Arts at Deerfield

October 18, 2021, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Virtual Event (EST)Online

Join us for an overview of the Visual & Performing Arts at Deerfield. During our informal hour, you will hear all about the many opportunities to get involved.

This event is open to all interested students & families applying for the upcoming academic year 2022-2023.

Register here. 

Deerfield Admission Office liaison:

All Saints’ Episcopal Day School Fair

October 13, 2021, 5:30 pm
6300 North Central AvenuePhoenix, AZ

Deerfield Admission Office liaison:

  • Current parent, Tim Louis ’82 P ’22

Frequently Asked Questions

An interview is an important part of Deerfield’s holistic application process. As space becomes limited in December and January, we highly recommend that you book your interview appointment early.

Deerfield offers a need-based financial aid program that includes full-need grants, which cover 98% or more of tuition costs and other fees, and middle-income grants, which vary in size. If you have specific questions regarding your financial aid application please contact the Financial Aid office.

For the 20212022 admission cycle, Deerfield will continue to offer a testoptional application process. The Deerfield Admission Office will continue to evaluate each application using a holistic approach that considers each student’s achievements and successes in relation to their individual opportunities and challenges. For those students choosing to submit standardized testing, we have created the following testing guidelines:

 
Ninth and Tenth Grade Applicants:
We will accept an SSAT, PSAT, or ISEE test taken after September 1, 2020. 
 
Eleventh, Twelfth, and PG Applicants:
We will accept any SAT, ACT, PSAT, or SSAT that you have taken after September 1, 2020.  
 
International Students in a Non-English Speaking School: 
For international students who have not been in an English-speaking school for at least three years, we require a TOEFL or IELTS exam.

In GPS systems, you can use: 7 Old Main Street, 1 Albany Road, or 1 Academy Lane.

Deerfield accepts students for September enrollment only. Our priority application deadline for September 2022 enrollment is January 15, 2022We will make every effort to give full consideration to completed applications (including testing) received after January 15, however we cannot guarantee a March 10 notification.

Admission opportunities for late candidates, who do not receive a March 10 notification, is limited by the number of spaces available after April 10. The Admission Committee meets periodically throughout the spring to make decisions on this group of candidates.

Contact Admission Office

admission@deerfield.edu
413-774-1400
Fax 413-772-1129

Main School Building
Mon-Fri, 8:00am4:30pm
Sat, 8:00am12:00pm (SeptJan)

7 Boyden Lane, PO Box 65
Deerfield, MA 01342