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Admissions Process

Dexter Southfield has entry points for each division: lower school (PreK-5), middle school (6-8), upper school (9-12). Pre-Kindergarten is designed for children who are 4 years old by September 1 of the year they enter Pre-K. Kindergarten is designed for children who are 5 by September 1. 

The Admissions Office is here to support and guide you through this entire admissions process. We encourage you to call us at 617-751-3600 or email with questions.‚Äč




Dexter Southfield is an independent, college-preparatory day school for boys and girls grades Pre-K through 12, located on a world-class campus five miles from downtown Boston. In keeping with our support for a diverse community, Dexter Southfield abides by all applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic, including race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry and/or disability.


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