Meet the Admissions Team

Welcome!   We are excited that you are interested in The MacDuffie School and are happy to assist you. Located on a beautiful campus in Granby, Massachusetts, The MacDuffie School is a special place with a rich tradition dating back to 1890. Today our school welcomes both girls and boys as boarding and day students in grades six through twelve from all over the United States and across the globe. It is our amazing students who are the heart of our vibrant community, as they offer so many talents academically, artistically, and athletically, among other areas. We encourage you to come and meet our students along with our many dedicated faculty and staff members.  You will learn firsthand about our MacDuffie CIRCLE values: Community, Integrity, Respect, Creativity, Leadership, and Excellence.

Please call our Admissions Office at (413) 255-0000 or e-mail us at to schedule a tour and interview.  We look forward to welcoming you to our campus.

If you are unable to make it to campus we also are offering ZOOM interviews for the 2021-22 academic year.

It is certainly an exciting time to be a part of our MacDuffie School Mustang Family!


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Rachel Sadler

Director of Enrollment Management

BA, Occidental College

Rachel Sadler joined MacDuffie in 2020. She is most at home on a school campus and thinks of herself as a “boarding school person” after being raised as a faculty child at The Loomis Chaffee School where she also attended. After Loomis, Rachel headed to warmer climates in Los Angeles where she attended Occidental College and earned a degree in history and Spanish.…

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Ryan Martin

Senior Admissions Associate

BA, American International College

Ryan Martin joined MacDuffie in 2016 as an Admissions Associate.  Ryan holds a BA in Communications from American International College.  Ryan has worked as an educator in a 5th-grade classroom and has also been a gymnast and gymnastics instructor.

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Kia Boreland

Admissions Assistant

BA Hampshire College

Kia joined The MacDuffie School in 2020. Kia lived in Connecticut her entire life before moving to Massachusetts to attend Hampshire where she studied education and Africana studies. Her hobbies include horseback riding, swimming, cuddling with her very spoiled pup, and rewatching Naruto. Prior to deciding to study education, she originally majored in animal behavior so go to her if you’d like a random animal fact

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Xiaomeng “Sammi” Yuan

Assistant Director of Admissions

Diploma in Business

Christchurch Polytechnic Institution of Technology (CPIT), New Zealand


Sammi serves as The MacDuffie School’s Assistant Director of Admissions based out of her home town of Tianjin, China.

She attended college at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology in the beautiful city of Christchurch, New Zealand where she earned her diploma in Business.…