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Worcester Academy
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  • Private, Boarding
  • WORCESTER, MA

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
$60
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$37,862
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$55,111
Received Financial Aid
48%
Average Financial Aid
$23,376
From Worcester Academy

Worcester Academy is a co-ed day/boarding school for grades 6-12 & postgraduates. Through a thoughtfully designed curriculum & an abundance of extracurricular activities, WA is an environment filled with expert guidance, plenty of options, and, of course, challenge. WA's mission is to instill in students the desire to learn throughout life, engage passionately with the world around them, and to be honorable persons of strong and resourceful character. Through core values—honor, respect, community, personal growth, and challenge—every student is encouraged and expected to "Achieve the Honorable".

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Worcester Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1300
250 responses
Average ACT
29
61 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 16 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 72 responses
  • Spree Day!
    18%
  • International Assembly
    14%
  • Graduation on the historic Quad
    13%
  • Homecoming Weekend
    10%
  • Dexter Prize
    8%
  • Board of Monitors Tap In Ceremony
    7%
  • Football under the lights
    6%

Boarding

Students Boarding
29%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
Canada, China, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Viet Nam
International Boarding Students
11%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
590
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 21 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 21 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 21 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 33 responses
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 33 responses
Poll
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 33 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 18 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 18 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 18 responses

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