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Dexter Southfield provides students with opportunities to lead and to build confidence as they explore, create, build skills, and follow passions. Through all three divisions they strive to live by the School's motto, "Our Best Today, Better Tomorrow."

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A Shared, 36-Acre Campus in Brookline, Mass.

At Dexter Southfield, boys and girls play to their strengths and build confidence to last a lifetime. Learn More


"Our Best Today, Better Tomorrow"

Education That Evolves As A Student Grows

From Pre-K through Class 12, there is an intentional progression allowing students to build on their experience and to grow across all grade levels. Learn More


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    Children's Book Illustrators

    Class 6 students learned the art of silkscreen printing to create a book's illustrations. Read more.

  • Explore Dexter Southfield

    Discover what makes the Dexter Southfield experience so unique. Learn more.

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    Alumni Magazine

    The latest issue of the Dexter Southfield Alumni Magazine is available online. Read

  • Join us on the Ice!

    We are happy to offer free skating events to the community this winter. Learn more.


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Middle school students spent the day celebrating diversity. They participated in important conversations and attended hands-on workshops, ranging from learning the Salsa to discussing race and gender, among many other topics. The day concluded with a beautifully choreographed performance by dance company, Urbanity Dance.

Congratulations to Mary Grace Kelley '15 and her teammates on winning Boston University's first Beanpot Championshi…

Third Annual Wellness Day
Upper school students spent Wednesday, January 23, focused on aspects of health and wellness. The School’s third annual Wellness Day began with a presentation from Andrew Onimus, director of corporate programs of Minding Your Mind.

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Sharing the love: Class 7 girls made origami hearts in the days leading up to Valentine's Day, and today they were delivered to Dana Farber patients ?

Due to the impending storm, all students will be dismissed at 2:30 this afternoon. Buses will arrive at their stops…

Class 6 Students Become Children's Book Illustrators
Last spring, our Class 5 students (now Class 6) learned about the nonprofit, Ethiopia Reads! The organization’s mission is to empower and strengthen Ethiopian communities through the art of reading.

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Due to the impending storm, all students will be dismissed at 2:30 this afternoon. Buses will arrive at their stops approximately one hour ahead of their regularly scheduled times. All afternoon activities have been cancelled. Stay safe!

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Faculty members Michael Williams, Joanna Walsh, and Liz Briody attended a METAA "lunch and learn" event at the Microsoft STEM Garage on Monday. They learned about augmented reality, virtual reality, 3D modeling and laser cutting, and saw how businesses and colleges are moving into new markets. For example, Harvard University's French program is currently immersing students into the French Quarters with virtual reality. These professional development opportunities help our teachers explore new ideas to bring back to campus.


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