Explore for yourself.
Interdisciplinary classes give students the opportunity to dissolve the ridgid boundaries of traditional learning.
Nahla Achi’s journey to a school in Tanzania motivated her to tackle challenging research about third-world education.
Composing a senior meditation is a rite of passage at Deerfield; for Nhyira Asante, it was also a labor of love.
Take a glimpse inside our classrooms and experience a snippet of what out students are learning about.
One small tone difference can be the difference between saying “mother” and “toad”. Learn more from Mrs. Kelly.
What is a poem? A note scribbled upon a piece of paper. Explore the dimensions of poetry Mr. Cary.
Language provides students with real-world access to experiences beyond their own; watch students travel in Colombia to learn more about asking great questions.
“Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That’s why it’s so hard.”
Deerfield offers up to 90 different classes throughout the humanities. Check out some examples:
Discover a patchwork of ethnicities, races, religions, and personal experiences—an America which emerges through literature.
Should there be a government? If so, what should be its responsibilities? What should be the extent of its authority?
Our understanding of the past influences our policies and shapes our identities. Yet, that understanding is often flawed and rooted in myth.
Browse more English, history, language and philosophy and religion courses—or check out our complete course catalog.
Outside of the classroom, events and speakers offer students the opportunity to expand their horizons and delve into their interests.
Writing is a central aspect of Deerfield’s curriculum, from freshman year when students learn the fundamentals of persuasive writing to senior mediations, four years later.
These three student groups document current events, the arts and literature of campus, and the history of each class.