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Dexter Southfield is dedicated to giving young men and women a foundation for excellence. Through time well spent here, they become leaders, lifelong learners, and engaged citizens who are prepared to achieve their personal best through every stage of life.

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At Dexter Southfield, lower, middle, and upper school students learn together in a unique environment where each child thrives - all on one beautiful campus.

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Members of the community share words of wisdom with our soon-to-be graduates as they prepare for their next chapter…

The Class 5 Ensemble has been busy rehearsing for this week's boys' and girls' Pre-K-Class 5 Music Festivals! Perfo…

The stage is set for the 37th Central New England Prep School Blackburn Championship this Saturday at Brown Univers… Retweeted by Dexter Southfield @DX_SF_School

Ms. Briody's Class 1 science students had a special visitor last week… Mr. Byrd! Currently learning about honeybees…

Senior day for the baseball team concludes with some ceremonies after knocking off an undefeated Andover team to re… Retweeted by Dexter Southfield @DX_SF_School

GAME DAY!!! Extra special game today as we celebrate Ellie Wilson and Molly Mcgurty for their 4 years of girls vars… Retweeted by Dexter Southfield @DX_SF_School

Class of 2018 grads Jake Mello and Connor Bowman after a Trinity College vs Tufts game on the diamond. ?? Retweeted by Dexter Southfield @DX_SF_School

Ms. Corbett's Class 7 & 8 Latin students created comics about Greek and Roman #Mythology last week. Students enjoye…

Lower school students enjoyed looking through stacks of books during the annual Spring Book Fair last week! While e…

Nine upper school girls spent last Friday presenting robots they designed at #DigiGirlz, an all-day event at Micros…

Last night at the annual Collegiate Athlete Reception we honored Class 12 students who will play sports during thei… Retweeted by Dexter Southfield @DX_SF_School

Christopher Abrams, Larry Pollans & Claudia Olds Goldie (barely rested after her BSG show opened last week!) workin… Retweeted by Dexter Southfield @DX_SF_School


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