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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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The Best of Both Worlds

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 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

  • Building a Better Tomorrow

    The School's latest project will transform campus and the student experience. Read more.

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It was an honor to host Liverpool Football Club and we wish them the best of luck at Fenway Park tonight in their game against Sevilla.

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Meteorologist A.J. Burnett visited campus today to learn more about Saturn from faculty member Felipe Santos! Check out this shot from the Observatory!

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With just three days left in the fiscal year, we are fast approaching parent and alumni participation records! If you have not yet given this year, please consider joining more than 1,250 friends of the School who have supported this year’s Dexter Southfield Fund efforts. Thank you for your support! Gifts can be made easily online at:

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Congrats to Matt Boldy '19, who was selected in the 1st round of the NHL Draft by Minnesota.Wild. Boldy played for DXSF during his freshmen season.

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Congratulations to John Farinacci '19, who was selected by the Arizona Coyotes in the 3rd round of the 2019 NHL Draft!

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Congratulations to John Farinacci '19, who was selected by the Arizona Coyotes in the third round of the 2019 NHL Draft!

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Attention alumni! We’re racing toward a RECORD 12% ALUMNI PARTICIPATION for the 2018-2019 Dexter Southfield Fund. If we hit our goal, an anonymous donor will contribute an additional $10,000! Make your gift before June 30 at

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Happy 1st Day of Summer Camps! Our campers wasted no time diving into activities today. It's going to be a GREAT summer at Dexter Southfield!

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Today, boys in Pre-K to Class 8 celebrated a great year, in and out of the classroom. Many successes in public speaking, academics, athletics, arts, and citizenship were highlighted during Prize Day. Following the event, the boys enjoyed some year-end fun to kick off summer vacation!

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So much to celebrate at today's Prize Day and year-end celebrations: a productive, fun year for girls in Pre-K-Class 8, the Class of 2023 moving up and on to high school, and, of course, the start of summer!

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Congratulations, Class of 2019! Today we celebrated our graduating seniors and their many achievements. We know each of you is destined for big things and we can't wait to see what the next chapter brings!

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Kindergarteners enjoyed a trip to Franklin Park Zoo earlier this week. The sun was shining, the animals were in high spirits, and our students had a blast learning about gorillas, prairie dogs, zebras, and many other zoo dwellers!


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