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Groton School
   Box 991  
Groton, Massachusetts  01450  
Private/Independent School
Coed Day 8 12 382 students


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Facts at a Glance 

Faculty: 92
Students: 382
Boarding: 85 percent
Day: 15 percent
Average Class Size: 12

Applicants: 1,520
Accepted: 150
Acceptance Rate: 10.5 percent
Accepted for Second Form (eighth grade): 25-30 students
States/Countries Represented: 27/25
States with Greatest Representation: MA, NY, NH, CA, NC, CT, TX, FL
Boarders from Outside New England: 80 percent
Students of Color: 46 percent
International: 7 percent
Distinctive Traits (Academic): High-achieving students, five classes/semester, tutorials, renowned teachers
Distinctive Traits (Student Life): Prefect year, Chapel, advising program, Global Opportunity trips, Parlor, small student body/big opportunities

Tuition/Financial Aid

2023 - 2024 Tuition/fees: $59,995 boarding, $46,720 day 
Financial Aid Budget: $6.79 million
Number of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 151
Number of Full-Pay Students: 231
Percentage on Financial Aid: 40 percent
Average Boarding Grant: $46,519
Average Day Grant: $32,371

Endowment Total: $355 million
Endowment per Student: $1,240,000
Resources available to Groton students are among the best in America.

Acres: 480
Athletic and Recreation Center: Built in 1998; 250,000 square feet with 12 international squash courts, eight indoor tennis courts, three indoor basketball courts, two ice rinks, weight and training rooms, elevated indoor track, multi-purpose/dance studio, 25-meter pool, 
Outdoor Athletic Facilities: Fields for football, soccer, field hockey, and lacrosse, plus two baseball fields, 10 outdoor tennis courts, and a boathouse, brand new outdoor track
Theater: Marion D. Campbell Performing Arts Center (with main stage and black box stages), built in 2004
Music: Edward B. Gammons Recital Hall, renovated in 2005
All facilities are wheelchair-accessible.

Beyond the Circle
Average SAT Scores: 1490
Average ACT Scores: 33.5
Careers of Graduates after 10 Years: Business, 40 percent; Law, 20 percent; Medicine, 10 percent; Education, 10 percent; Government, 5 percent; Other: 15 percent
Alumni Participating in Community Service: 95 percent
Sample of Prominent Alumni: Dean Acheson, Ayi Kwei Armah, Hugh Auchincloss, James Auchincloss, Louis Auchincloss, Francis Biddle, McGeorge Bundy, William Bundy, Rep. Jim Cooper, Peter Gammons, Joseph Grew, Fred Gwynne, W. Averell Harriman, Stephen Hill, Joseph Medill McCormick, Robert R. McCormick, Daniyal Mueenuddin, Alexandra Paul, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Sarah Sewall, Sam Waterston, 

Diversity Mission Statement
Groton School is committed to diversity and inclusivity with responsibility, mutual respect, and empathy. We strive to maintain a community in which every person feels welcomed, valued, and respected. We are dedicated to shared examination of our different perspectives, inherent privileges, disadvantages, and prejudices, especially in terms of race, religion, national origin, gender and sexuality, socioeconomic status, and political ideology. We believe this work is critical to preparing students to lead “lives of character, learning, leadership, and service." —Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement