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2021-2022

Student & Parent Handbook

This new online resource replaces the former Student & Parent Handbook printed version

A dedication to living by high standards is vitally important at Suffield Academy. This handbook covers expectations of the school’s policies and expectations. It also outlines Suffield’s philosophy and mission. The core of the document—Suffield’s emphasis on providing a structured, challenging, encouraging program for all students—is intended to remain steadfast.

 


Suffield Academy community members must agree to the items below for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Please ELECTRONICALLY sign the Student & Parent Handbook Agreement Form after you have read each section. 


 

Our Mission
Suffield Academy is a coeducational independent secondary school serving a diverse community of day and boarding students. Our school has a tradition of academic excellence combined with a strong work ethic. A commitment to scholarship and a respect for individual differences guide our teaching and curriculum. We engender among our students a sense of responsibility, and they are challenged to grow in a structured and nurturing environment. The entire academic, athletic, and extracurricular experience prepares our students for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and active citizenship.

School Song
“To Fair Suffield”


To fair Suffield, your name so dear,
We will raise in song and cheer.
Through endless days we’ll sing your praise,
So all the world can hear.


And when our days at schools are over,
In classroom and on field,
In each one’s heart there’ll be a spark,
For friendships formed at old Suffield.