The Governor’s Academy in Byfield, MA inspires and engages inquisitive students in ninth through twelfth grade on our expansive campus near a classic New England coastal town. Students have been learning and growing at Govs, the oldest boarding school in New England, for over 250 years.
Govs attracts bright, bold, and ambitious students who want to go places in life. We are an open, optimistic learning community filled with life-changing opportunities. Surrounded by friends and teachers who know, support, and celebrate your individuality, you can discover and develop your passions. You can gain the courage and confidence to choose your own trajectory, and you can unlock your limitless potential and achieve excellence.
The depth of knowledge and breadth of experiences you find here—and the friends you meet here—will help you go further than you ever thought possible.