Hoosac School

Po Box 9 Pine Valley Road
Hoosick, NY 12089-0120
Tel: (518)686-7331
Grades: 8-12 | 120 students
Hoosac School, founded in 1889, is a coeducational, college preparatory school.
Our aim is to develop the character, spirit, mind, and body of its students, to foster independence and self discipline, and to motivate them to develop to their full potential for success in college and for full, productive, and intelligent lives.
At Hoosac, students are encouraged to do their best and are given the necessary support to help them in their studies.
Teachers are dedicated to insuring that students gain a complete understanding of the subject matter.
Classes are very small and communication between teachers and students is excellent.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences

Student Body

Total Students 120 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Hoosac School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size 9 students
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English, European History, US History,
Average SAT score 1762
Average ACT score 24
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Business and Business Casual)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $49,000
Tuition Notes Add'l fees $1,500 for books, laundry and activities
% on Financial Aid
21%
Average Financial Aid Grant $21,500
Acceptance Rate
45%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ryan Grant
Admissions Associate Ryan Grant

Sports

Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfIce Hockey,
Indoor SoccerLacrosse,
Mountain BikingNordic Skiing,
SnowboardingSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

School Notes

  • Hoosac students receive individual attention with a 6:1 student/teacher ratio. The structured setting and proactive advisor program provide support to an internationally diverse student body. The college-preparatory curriculum includes preparation for AP tests, the SAT/ACT and an ESL program for non-English speakers. Facilities include a technology lab, athletic center with indoor pool, observatory, and arts center. The rural campus setting is ideal for camping, mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding. Hoosac fields strong teams in many sports and is represented especially well in ice hockey, basketball having won New England Championships in 2007 (ice hockey) and 2012 & 2013 in Boys Basketball.
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