A selection of important dates for the 2020-2021 school year is listed below.

Please view the full academy calendar for the official and most up-to-date list of events, vacation start/end times, future year events, and more.

Opening – Please remember that move-in dates are now organized by dorm squads.

Tuesday, September 8
Juniors and Seniors by squad

  • Harold Smith
  • Pocumtuck
  • Bewkes
  • DeNunzio
  • Mods

Wednesday, September 9
Juniors and Seniors by squad

  • Rosenwald-Shumway
  • Barton
  • John Williams
  • O’Byrne-Curtis

Thursday, September 10
Ninth-graders by dorm

  • Johnson
  • Mather
  • Doubleday
  • Scaife

Friday, September 11
Tenth-graders by dorm

  • John Louis
  • MacAlister
  • Field
  • Louis Marx

Monday, September 14
First day of classes

Fall Term Ends
November 20

Winter Term Begins
January 4, 2021

Winter Term Ends
March 12, 2021

Spring Term Begins
March 29, 2021

Spring Term Ends
June 4, 2021

May 30, 2021

Note: For vacations and long weekends, students may not leave prior to their last regularly scheduled class, assessments, or co-curricular assignment; schedule changes should not be requested to accommodate travel plans. Dormitories close the day after school vacations begin and all students should arrange to be off campus by that time.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Deerfield Parents Network does not have a formal office. The network of parents, staff, and volunteers spans the globe.

Sending an email to dpn@deerfield.edu is a good first point of contact for general inquiries. We’ll help you get in touch with members to answer your questions or help you to get involved.

Important student dates can be found on the students bulletin calendar.

Contact the Deerfield Parents Network

Julia Flannery
Director of Parent Engagement