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Fast Facts

Over fifty years of leading lives of passion and purpose.

Fast Facts

  • Founded: 1964
  • Type: Independent, co-educational, college preparatory day school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Area Served: approximately 50 towns
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Campus size: 84 wooded acres
  • Student Body: 388
  • Faculty: 52 faculty members, 50% hold advanced degrees
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 8/1
  • Average Class Size: 15 students
  • Percent of students who are accepted to four-year colleges: 100%
  • Financial Aid: Awarded on a need basis to about 24% of students
  • Website: www.derryfield.org


  • 84 wooded acres
  • 4 campus buildings
  • Milne Library: over 20,000 volumes, 70 periodicals, on-line research materials, audiobooks, e-book readers, 16 research computer workstations etc.
  • STEAM Maker Space/Classroom/XLab
  • 1:1 BYOD program
  • 3 fully-equipped science labs
  • 75-seat Lyceum
  • 2 student cafeteria/event spaces
Arts Facilities:
  • 400-seat auditorium
  • 2 music/drama rehearsal rooms
  • 2 art studios
  • Digital Media Lab
  • 2 art gallery spaces
  • Sculpture Garden
Athletic Resources:
  • Full-sized gym
  • Weight-training room
  • Lighted turf field
  • 6 tennis courts
  • 4 playing fields
  • X-C running course
  • High and low ropes course

Asbestos Notification

In April 2015, The Scott Lawson Group conducted the Triennial Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act re-inspection of The Derryfield School in accordance with the Federal regulation 40 CFR& 763 (Subpart E) as required by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the State of New Hampshire, for Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM). The Derryfield School is in compliance with the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act and has a management plan in effect. A copy of this report is in the office of the Director of Facilities for interested parties to review.
Alex Vazquez
Director of Facilities

The Derryfield School

2108 River Road, Manchester, NH 03104     p: 603.669.4524     f: 603.625.9715