Derby Academy



Founded in 1784, Derby Academy is one of the oldest coeducational day schools in continuous operation in the United States. Located in Hingham, MA, Derby Academy is dedicated to serving students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8 and is committed to

56 Burditt Avenue Hingham, MA 02043

view phone781-749-0746


Grade: PK - 8
333 students
Established in:
Student Teacher Ratio: 6:1
Uniforms Required: No
Average Class Size: 10


iPads in Grade 8 • Public Speaking • Laboratory Science starting in Grade 4 • Integrative Theme Unit Learning in Grades 1-5 • Foreign Language in all Grades • Full Day Kindergarten • Pre-Kindergarten Program, two full/three half days

Faculty Advisors • Community Service • DARE in Grade 6 • Outdoor Education for Grades 4-8 • Cross-Grade Student Mentoring • Field Trips • Student Council in Grades 4-8

Chorus • Band • Pottery • Dance Drawing • Painting • Robotics • Engineering • Yearbook • Shop • Sculpture • Digital Photography • Acting • Set Design • Tech Crew

Physical Education starting in PK • Team sports beginning in Grade 6 • Baseball • Basketball • Cross Country • Field Hockey • Ice Hockey • Lacrosse • Rugby • Soccer • Softball

For more information about Derby Academy call 781.749.0746 or visit us online at

More Information:

Accreditations: Assoc. of Independent Schools of New England
Tuition: see website
Financial aid: Children's Scholarship Fund
Top 3 universities graduates attend:
Religious programs: Not Applicable
Percentage of teachers with advanced degrees: 50
Day Care: No
AP classes: Not Applicable
Foreign languages taught: Not Applicable
Athletic programs: Not Applicable
Fine Arts taught: Not Applicable
Special Service: Not Applicable
Standardized tests given: Not Applicable
Academic and Enrichment programs: Not Applicable

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ACT Scores

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