identify as international students
miles north of Boston and 5 miles south of Newburyport
varsity sports teams
campus bordered by the Parker River
Scholastic Art Awards in 2020
of students are on financial aid
financial aid awarded annually
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Scholastic Writing Awards in 2020
year average faculty tenure
states represented in our student body
Ibby Eldredge ‘22, a junior boarding student from Lafayette, Louisiana, has been sewing since she was eight years old. She took Studio Art in the fall but was not able to fit an art elective into her busy academic schedule this spring, so she sought a way to marry her desire to continue studying art with Belle Struck '94 with her love for fashion and sewing. An independent study in fashion from the 1940s to the1990s was the perfect solution!
Elizabeth Turnbull Henry, president of the Environmental League of Massachusetts, shares her journey as a leader fighting on the front lines of climate change.
The Governor's Academy held its 258th Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 29. After a very unconventional year that saw members of the Class of 2021 living and learning in Byfield and across the globe due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 114 Seniors received their diplomas. Due to the rainy weather, Saturday’s Baccalaureate service and Senior Awards Ceremony and Sunday’s Commencement exercises were held indoors in the Pescosolido Field House. While there were COVID-19 precautions in place such as mask-wearing and distance between chairs, members of the Class of 2021 and their families were thrilled to be together to celebrate their accomplishments.
A two-time YoungArts™ winner. A two-time national Scholastic Writing winner. A national Scholastic Arts winner. And now Bimba Carpenter ‘21 can add U.S. Presidential Scholar to her list of impressive achievements. For the Wenham, MA native, her intense curiosity, creative passion, and core values have contributed to her success as a student, artist, and athlete.
In a candid interview, Head of School Dr. Peter H. Quimby ‘85, P’14 reflects on leading a school through a pandemic and what normal might look like this fall in Byfield.
In 1906, Dr. Abram Harris, Director of the Tome School in Port Deposit, Maryland, established a society, named the Cum Laude Society, to honor scholastic achievement in secondary schools
Alex ‘21 is used to problem-solving on the fly working behind the scenes on nearly every theater production at Govs for the past four years. One problem he didn’t foresee was how to build a set for actors who would not actually be there in person for the show.
Robert (Bobby) Rudolph ‘05 grew up in a family that always supported the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). In middle school, he attended ADL events that would have a lasting impact on his career as a lawyer representing clients whose rights have been violated.