5. Deerfield Academy – Deerfield, Massachusetts

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  • Average SAT score:2000  
  • Endowment:$492 million
  • One of the oldest schools on this list — founded in 1797
  • Has a 15% acceptance rate
  • Offers college-level courses in all subjects.
  • One hundred percent of Deerfield graduates go on to attend four-year colleges and universities.