NEMNET - View Employer Profile

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


To View you must be a registered member of Nemnet. Register Here
Employer Website:
View Other Jobs from this Employer
Employer Description

Facts at a Glance 

Faculty: 92
Students: 380
Boarding: 85 percent
Day: 15 percent
Average Class Size: 12

Applicants: 1,120
Accepted: 150
Acceptance Rate: 14.5 percent
Accepted for Second Form (eighth grade): 25-30 students
States/Countries Represented: 29/12
States with Greatest Representation: MA, NY, NH, CA, NC, CT, TX, FL
Boarders from Outside New England: 80 percent
Students of Color: 32 percent
International: 12 percent
Distinctive Traits (Academic): High-achieving students, two languages required, six classes/semester, tutorials, renowned teachers
Distinctive Traits (Student Life): Prefect year, Chapel, advising program, summer service trips, Parlor, small student body/big opportunities

Tuition/Financial Aid

2011 - 2012 Tuition/fees: $49,810 boarding, $38,420 day 
Financial Aid Budget: $4.9 million
Number of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 139
Number of Full-Pay Students: 231
Percentage on Financial Aid: 37 percent
Average Grant: $34,600

Endowment Total: $305 million
Endowment per Student: $824,000
Resources available to Groton students are among the best in America.

Acres: 400
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
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: 702 critical reading, 688 math, 702 writing
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, 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