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Admission & Community Events

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  • Apr
    13

    Spring Concert

  • May
    4

    Admission Open House

    Would your family like to find out how Derryfield students are discovering their passions for learning, the arts, athletics, and service right here near home?  

    Please join us! 
    This informative evening program features the following:
    * Student and Faculty Q&A Panel 
    * Student-led tours of campus 
    * Light refreshments 

    This program will give your family an insight into Derryfield's extensive academic and extracurricular program offerings, as well as provide admission process information for students exploring this option for the fall of 2018 and beyond.  We also encourage families considering entering in the fall of 2017 to come learn about our rolling admission process.  This is your chance to explore and ask, ask, ask!

    The program begins in the Lockwood Lyceum.  Parking is available in the Middle School and Upper School parking lots.  Please arrive by 5:45 to register.  Siblings, other family members. and friends are welcome to attend!
    Location: Lockwood Lyceum
  • May
    19

    Upper School Play

    The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
    Location: Performing Arts Auditorium
  • May
    20

    Upper School Play

    The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
    Location: Performing Arts Auditorium
  • Jun
    1

    Admission Information Session

    Does your child look forward to going to school every day? Derryfield students do! Give us an hour of your time to explain how you can have a happy middle or high school student. 

    At this small, informal session families enjoy a brief presentation including a video, have an open question and answer session and also have the opportunity to explore our wonderful campus with a student ambassador. Light snacks and beverages will be available. Parents, prospective students, and siblings are welcome!
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Directions

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  • From the East or West

    Take Route 101 to I-93 North. Follow I-93 to Manchester Exit 9N. At the first traffic light (Bank of America) turn left onto West Alice Avenue, which makes a sharp left turn and ends at a stop sign. Turn right onto Bicentennial Drive and go to the bottom of the hill to the stop sign. You are facing The Derryfield School campus. To go to the main entrance, turn left and the entrance will be on the right. To go directly to the Admission Office, go straight at the stop sign across River Road into our Middle School entrance. Part way down the hill, turn left into the large lot next to the Gateway Building. On the left, you will see four reserved spots for Admission. Take the staircase on your left, which leads to the front of the Gateway Building and directly into our Admission reception area.
  • From the North or South

    Take Interstate-93 to Manchester Exit 9N. At the first traffic light (Bank of America) turn left onto West Alice Avenue, which makes a sharp left turn and ends at a stop sign. Turn right onto Bicentennial Drive and go to the bottom of the hill to the stop sign. You are facing The Derryfield School campus. To go to the main entrance, turn left and the entrance will be on the right. To go directly to the Admission Office, go straight at the stop sign across River Road into our Middle School entrance. Part way down the hill, turn left into the large lot next to the Gateway Building. On the left, you will see four reserved spots for Admission. Take the staircase on your left, which leads to the front of the Gateway Building and directly into our Admission reception area.
  • From the Southwest

    (Bedford, Amherst, Nashua, Hollis): Take I-293 North along the Merrimack River past downtown Manchester. Take Exit 6, Amoskeag Bridge. Follow your first right off of the rotary. Move into the left lane and stay left over the river to the light at Elm Street. Turn left on Elm, and left again at the next light onto Webster Street. Turn right onto River Road. Follow approximately two miles to Derryfield's main campus. (Note: Continue straight at the stop sign where Union Street intersects with River Road.) The main entrance will be on the left. To go directly to the Admission Office, go approximately 200 yards past the main entrance and turn left into the Middle School entrance. Part way down the hill, turn left into the large lot next to the Gateway Building. On the left, you will see four reserved spots for Admission. Take the staircase on your left, which leads to the front of the Gateway Building and directly into our Admission reception area.

Meet the Office

List of 5 members.

  • Susan Grodman 

    Assistant Head for External Affairs
    Ext. 2106
    Bio
  • Kathleen Rutty-Fey 

    Director of Admission
    Ext. 6204
    Bio
  • Meredith Leyden 

    Associate Director of Admission
    Ext. 6201
    Bio
  • Sarah Edwards 

    Director of Financial Aid
    Ext. 6202
  • Claire Fauth 

    Admission Office Coordinator
    Bio

The Derryfield School

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