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Admission & Community Events

List of 8 events.

  • Nov
    3

    MS Musical

    Location: Performing Arts Auditorium
  • Nov
    4

    MS Musical

    Location: Performing Arts Auditorium
  • Nov
    7

    Athletic Recruitment Night

    Parents and students interested in learning more about the college athletic recruitment process please join us on Tuesday, November 7 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Lyceum. Associate Athletic Director Chris Hettler and Director of College Counseling Brennan Barnard will be speaking on how to successfully navigate the college recruitment process. Guest speakers will also include current Derryfield athletes who have and are still going through this process. This talk is open to the public and appropriate for parents and students grades 6-12.
    Location: Lyceum
  • Nov
    11

    SSAT Testing - National Test Date

    Location: Upper School Main Entrance
  • Nov
    12

    Admission Open House

    Please join us at our largest and most exciting admission open house of the year! Gather information on the admission process, merit scholarships, and financial aid; talk with faculty about our Middle School Learner's Portrait and Upper School Pathways; tour the campus with a current student; and meet coaches and students at our activities and athletics fair. Plenty of current parents will also be on hand to share their Derryfield experience.

    Register Now!

    Location: Performing Arts Auditorium
  • Dec
    7

    Winter Concert

  • Dec
    9

    SSAT Testing - National Test Date

    Location: Upper School Main Entrance
  • Dec
    12

    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!

    Register Now!

    Location: Admission Office, Gateway Builidng
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Directions

List of 3 items.

  • 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 

    Associate Head of School
    Ext. 2106
    Bio
  • Kathleen Rutty-Fey 

    Director of Enrollment
    Ext. 6204
    Bio
  • Meredith Leyden 

    Associate Director of Admission
    Ext. 6201
    Bio
  • Sarah Edwards 

    Financial Aid Specialist
    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