We are thrilled that you have decided that Dexter Southfield may be the right place for you.

We are eager to welcome students who embody our core characteristics of character, confidence, and compassion and who live by our motto, "Our Best Today, Better Tomorrow."

Before applying, we encourage you to review our admissions process to ensure you have completed all the necessary steps. We have entry points for each division: Lower School (PreK*-Class 5), Middle School (Classes 6-8), Upper School (Classes 9-12). *PreK applicants must turn four years old by September 1. 

If you have any questions on our admissions process, please contact the Admissions Office at (617) 751-3600. 


Admissions Process

Dexter Southfield is an independent, college-preparatory day school for boys and girls PreK-Class 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.