Phillips Academy

Andover, Massachusetts, USA

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  • % of international students


  • Average Class Size


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  • ESL Offered


  • AP Courses


  • 30 minutes from Boston
  • Nearest International Airport: BOS

Why students ♥ Phillips Academy

Studying at Andover takes many different formats and shapes, and it all depends on each student’s preference and interests. Staff and teachers are inspirational and have strong backgrounds making them amazing coaches, advisors, mentors, and lifelong resources. 

Each student has the opportunity to engage with several cultures through Learning in the World (LITW). Moreover, learning resources are also diverse. Indeed, Andover is one of the best high schools in the US, and its educational program brings limitless opportunities to grow and develop a whole skillset.



AP Courses
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science AB
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • French Language
  • French Literature
  • German Language
  • Latin Literature
  • Latin: Vergil
  • Music Theory
  • Physics C
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art

ESL/Support Programs

  • College Counseling
  • Evening Study Assistance
  • Learning Differences Support
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Study Skills Assistance
  • Subject Tutoring
  • Technology Center
  • Writing Center

Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Greek
  • Latin
  • Arabic



Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross-Country Running, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Ski Racing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling, Aerobics, Camping, Canoeing, Dance, Fencing, Figure Skating, Kayaking, Martial Arts, Nordic Skiing, Outdoor Education, Powerlifting, Rock Climbing, Table Tennis, Weight Lifting, Yoga


Clubs & Organizations


Amnesty International, Animal Rights Club, Asian Club, Astronomy Club, Chess Club, Classics Club, Community Service, Computer Club, Debate Club, Diversity Club, Dorm Proctors, Environmental Club, Fencing, Foreign Language Clubs, Habitat for Humanity, Honor Council, International Clubs, Investment Club, Jewish Student Org, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Outing Club, Peer Counseling, Peer Tutoring, Pep Club, Photography, Quiz Bowl, Sexualities Club, Student Activities, Student Government, Student Publications, Student Radio Station, Theater, Yearbook, Yoga, Young Democrats, Young Republicans


College Acceptance


Georgetown, Harvard, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, Yale

Housing and Dorms

The school offers on-campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students.

There are 5 different residential neighborhoods, called clusters. Each one has some dorms, 220 students, 40 faculty families, a dean, and student leadership positions. Yet, each cluster is different;  the smallest has 4 students, the largest one has 44; some are cottages, others are beautiful brick buildings.

Host family

All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.