City: Groton, MA
Year Founded: 1884
Campus Size: 480 Acres
Grades Offered: 8th-12th
Number of Students: 380
Percent Boarders: 84%
Average Class Size: 11
Diversity: 28 States & 24 Countries represented
Specialties: Our mission: To inspire lives of character, scholarship, leadership, and service within a diverse, inclusive, and close-knit community.
Set on a beautiful campus less than an hour's drive from Boston, Groton offers the resources of a much larger school to 380 students in grades 8 through 12. Under the leadership of Headmaster Temba Maqubela, Groton has aggressively contained the cost of attendance and increased financial aid. Over 42% of students benefit from a financial aid budget of over $7 million.
Groton highlights two special programs. GEOs (Groton Educational Opportunities) allow students to explore various locations around the world during vacations. GRACE (GRoton Accelerate Challenge Enrich) accelerates students’ academic progress during the summer between grades 9 and 10 if they so desire.
Founded in the Episcopal tradition, Groton offers wide-ranging art, athletic and service programs, the variety of perspectives reflected in a diverse student body, and the unique leadership opportunity of the Groton prefect year.
Annual Musings by Current Students on Life at Groton