Phillips Academy in Andover, MA.

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One of America’s best boarding schools. 300 day students/800 boarding students. Phillips Academy, better known as Andover, traditionally educated its students for Yale & Harvard.

TYPE: prep, independent boarding high school
GRADES: 9-12, along with a post-graduate (PG) year, Approx. 1100 students
LOCATION: 180 Main Street, Andover, Massachusetts, 01810 (25 miles North of Boston)
TELEPHONE: 1-978-749-4000
WEBSITE: www.andover.edu
TUITION: for 2011-2012 $33,000/day and $42,000/boarding

In recent years the Academy has sent the largest number of its students to: Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Penn, Columbia and Princeton.

Andover is known for its extensive and rigorous academic program. Its art museum has one of the most important collections of American Art in the country. Students have access to state of the art libraries nad labs adding to the quality of education.

Diverse student body:
16% – international students
40% – students of color
Notable alumni:
President George Bush, president George W. Bush, Benjamin Spock, authority on child-rearing.

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