Proctor Academy

Andover, New Hampshire, USA view map
Co-Ed, Non-Denominational

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Proctor is nationally recognized for its innovative experiential programs, student-first philosophy, and the balance of academic rigor with structured support. AP and honors sections complement learning skills in this unique 3,000-acre community. Comprehensive visual and performing arts programs challenge accomplished artists and encourage novices. Competitive athletics and broad outdoor offerings define the afternoon programming. Opportunities for every student to study off-campus include trimesters in France, Spain, Costa Rica, Mountain Classroom, and Ocean Classroom. Recent Environmental initiatives include a wood burning bio-mass plant which heats 70% of the campus as well as the completion of Peabody House Dorm with geothermal heating and cooling.

P.O. Box 500, 204 Main Street, Andover, New Hampshire, USA 03216
603-735-6000

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Director of Admission: Christina Dotchin
Admissions Phone:603-735-6212Fax:603-735-6284
Email: admission@proctornet.com Website: www.proctoracademy.org


  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Application Fee: $50
  • International Application Fee: $100
  • Accept TABS Admission Application: Yes
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  • Founded: 1848
  • Campus Size: 3000 acres
  • Grades Offered: 9th-post-grad
  • Accredited by: NEASC, AISNE
Student Body
Boarding
Grades 9th-post-grad
Day
Grades 9th-12th
Total
Girls     106 41 147
Boys     176 37 213
Total     282 78 360

Tuition and Financial Aid
  • 7-Day Boarding: $53,800
  • 5-Day Boarding: N/A
  • Day Tuition Fee: $32,700
  • Payment Plans: Offered
  • Need-Based Aid: Offered
  • Students Receiving Aid: 28.00%
  • Average Awarded: $25,500
School Finances
  • Merit Scholarships: Offered
  • Students Receiving Merit Scholarships: 1.00%
  • Average Merit Scholarship: $10,000
  • Current Endowment: $20,000,000
  • Per Student Endowment: $0
 
 

Department Director: Douglas Houston

Average Class Size: 12

Full Time Teachers: 89

Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 50.00%

Student/Teacher Ratio: 5:1

Saturday Classes: Yes

Number of AP Courses Offered: 12

Advanced/Enrichment Programs
  • AP Courses
  • Post Graduate Year
Support Programs
  • College Counseling
  • ESL: Advanced
  • Learning Center
  • Learning Differences Support
  • Technology Center
  • Writing Center
English:
  • Classics
  • Creative Writing
  • Honors
  • Literature
  • Playwriting
  • Poetry
  • AP Language and AP Composition
History:
  • Classical History
  • European History
  • United States History
  • World History
Foreign Languages:
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Language Abroad Programs in Segovia, Spain and Bri
Religion/Philosophy:
  • The Bible
  • Social Justice
  • World Religions
Humanities/Social Sciences:
  • Economics
Sciences:
  • Anatomy
  • Animal Behavior
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Science
  • Marine Biology
  • Meteorology
  • Oceanography
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Zoology
  • Forensics, Forestry, Field Science, Natural Resour
Math:
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Functions
  • Honors Math
  • Geometry
  • Probability
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry
  • Math Design Theory, Surveying,
Computer Studies:
  • Computer Applications
  • Multimedia
  • Web Design
  • Flash, Final Cut Pro, Dreamweaver, Photoshop.
Music:
  • Band
  • Choral Music
  • Composition
  • Electronic Music
  • History of Music
  • Individual Instructions
  • Music History
  • Music Theory
  • Opera
  • Recording
  • Songwriting
  • Voice
Performing/Visual Arts:
  • 3-D Design
  • Acting
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Ceramics
  • Choreography
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Directing
  • Drama
  • Drawing
  • Film and Video
  • Journalism
  • Lighting Design
  • Metal
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Pottery
  • Screenwriting
  • Sculpture
  • Stagecraft
  • Studio Art
  • Theater Arts
  • Woodworking
  • Boatbuilding, Furniture Making, Blacksmithing, Kin
Special Programs:
Distinctive or New Programs:
  • Proctor in Spain, France
    Ocean Classroom
    Costa Rican Classroom
    Mountain Classroom
AP Courses Available:
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Macroeconomics
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Environmental Science
  • French Language
  • US Government & Politics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics B
  • Spanish Language
  • Statistics
  • US History
 
 

Department Director: Drew Donaldson

Dorm Life

Number of Dorms: 21

Average Students Per Dorm: 12

No. of Girls Dorms: 12

No. of Boys Dorms: 9

Dorm Amenities:
 
Laundry Facilities 
Lounge 
Wireless Internet 
 
 

Dress Code: Casual

Student Life

Summary: Proctor's village setting allows for small dormitories and a true campus life only found in a small, rural setting.

Facilities

  • Baseball field(s)
  • Basketball court(s)
  • Fitness Center
  • Technology Center
  • Sand volleyball court(s)
  • Football field
  • Indoor basketball court(s)
  • Indoor climbing wall
  • Proctor owns and operates it's own ski area.

Clubs and Organizations

  • Community Service
  • Diversity Club
  • Dorm Proctors
  • Drama Club
  • Environmental Club
  • FCA
  • Gardening
  • Horseback Riding
  • International Clubs
  • National Honor Society
  • Outing Club
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Photography
  • Sexualities Club
  • Skateboarding Clubs
  • Snowboarding
  • Student Activities
  • Student Government
  • Student Publications
  • Surfing
  • Theater
  • Weightlifting
  • Woodworking Club
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga
 
 

Arts
  • A Cappella Group
  • Audiovisual Club
  • Chamber Choir
  • Choral Music
  • Dance
  • Drama Club
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Rock Band
  • Stage Band
  • String Ensemble
  • Tech Crew
  • Theater
  • Choir
Interscholastic Sports
  • Alpine Ski Racing
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Canoeing
  • Cross-Country Running
  • Equestrian
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Free Style Skiing
  • Golf
  • Horseback Riding
  • Ice Climbing
  • Ice Hockey
  • Kayaking
  • Lacrosse
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nordic Ski Racing
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Ski Jumping
  • Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Cycling, Ski Jumping, Freestyle Skiing
Recreational Sports
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Camping
  • Dance
  • Fencing
  • Free Style Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Climbing
  • Martial Arts
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Outdoor Education
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowboarding
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Weight Lifting
  • Woods Team
 
 

Department Director: Michael Koenig

College Information

Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 100.00%

Colleges attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:

St. Lawrence University 12 graduates
Colorado College 5 graduates
Bates College 5 graduates
Wheaton College 7 graduates
University of New Hampshire 8 graduates
University of Vermont 8 graduates
Middlebury College 3 graduates
Northeastern University 7 graduates
University of Denver 5 graduates
Boston College 4 graduates
Bowdoin College 4 graduates
Willliams College 3 graduates
Skidmore College 4 graduates

Middle Percentile of SAT Scores

25th percentile 75th percentile
Critical Reading NA NA
Mathematics NA NA
Writing NA NA



Notable Alumni

Matt Nathanson (Class of 1992) Musician, Singer, songwriter

Jerome Dyson (Class of 2005) UConn Basketball and professional

Robert Richardson (Class of 1972) Oscar Award Winning Cinematographer (The Aviator, Inglorious Basterds, Platoon, JFK)




Quotes from Alumni