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Gann Academy
  • Private, Jewish
  • WALTHAM, MA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Gann Academy is open for in-person school 5 days a week for the 2021-2022 school. All students, faculty, and staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 1, 2021.

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade C
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$100
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$49,500
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
52%
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Gann Academy

At Gann Academy, our students strive to be their best selves, care for others, and be innovative both inside and outside the classroom. From day one, you’ll become part of a vibrant and diverse community that values individuality and is united by school-wide traditions, values, and Jewish life.

We encourage you to explore our website, read about recent student and alumni accomplishments, and discover why Gann Academy is more than your typical high school.

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Gann Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1360
72 responses
Average ACT
31
67 responses

Humanities 9

Humanities 9 was developed with the twin goals of establishing rigorous expectations for learning and ensuring that every ninth grader finishes the year with a solid and consistent foundation in literacy and inquiry. Students acquire the cognitive, spiritual, and relational abilities that they will need for upper-level disciplinary courses, for college, for careers, and for lifelong learning.

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 8 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 23 responses
  • Shabbaton
    30%
  • Free food
    22%
  • Color War
    17%
  • Prom
    13%
  • Exploration Week
    9%
  • Lacrosse games
    4%
  • Ultimate Frisbee Games, Gann vs. Maimo Game
    4%

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Students

Diversity
grade C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
286
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 10 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
17:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 12 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 12 responses
Poll
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 12 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 8 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$95,964
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,726
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$536,500
National
$217,500

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