Derby Academy Campus in Hingham Massachusetts

Our Admission Office is here to help you and your family with any questions you may have about Derby or the admission process.

Please reach out with any questions or to schedule a campus tour to Nicole Carnes Director of Admission at, (781) 749-0746, x109 or Julie McOsker Associate Director of Admission at, (781) 749-0746, x146.

Steps to Apply

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Our first year was met with the unexpected arrival of COVID-19 and we have been beyond impressed with how proactively the school has met the challenges from last spring through the re-opening this fall. When (our daughter) got to go back this fall, she has pretty much leaped out of the car each morning to get back to the classroom!

Cristina D. P’28


The Search for the Best School for Your Family is an Exciting Process

Your family may be wondering:

Where will my child be known and noticed? Where will my child develop the skills to become a lifelong learner and a thoughtful, caring and responsible citizen?

At Derby, we believe  that to prepare our students to become successful and caring adults, we must focus on the mind through academics, innovation, and creativity, and focus on the heart through service, kindness, and character-building.

Consider what your family can expect from Derby Academy:

  • A welcoming and supportive community

  • Curriculum that is both stimulating and challenging

  • Specialized  programs for children to discover their interests and develop their potential

  • An inspiring and dedicated group of faculty and staff

  • The foundation for children to develop into caring, confident individuals who love to learn

Our Admission team looks forward to exploring and answering these questions with you. Please complete our online inquiry formexplore our campus virtually, or call us to ask any questions and begin the application process.

We look forward to meeting you!

Application Deadlines

Application Completed:
January 15
Tuition Assistance Application Due:
January 15
Decision Notification:
February 1
Deposit Due:
February 12
Application Completed:
February 10
Tuition Assistance Application Due:
February 10
Decision Notification:
March 10
Deposit Due:
April 8
Please note that those applying to Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Grade One must be four, five and six years of age respectively by September 1 of the entering year.



A transformational education is within reach.

Introducing the Sarah Derby Merit Scholarship for students entering Grades 4-8.

Meet the Admission Team

Nicole Carnes

Nicole Carnes

Titles: Director of Admission
Julie McOsker

Julie McOsker

Titles: Associate Director of Admission
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