Putnam Science Academy

Tel: (860)928-5010
Grades: 9-12 | 118 students
Putnam Science Academy is a private boy boarding school offering a comprehensive college preparatory program focusing on science, mathematics, and technology.
PSA is a small structured school delivering a rigorous, innovative educational program.
The first school year (2003-2004) the institution began with grades 9, 10, and 11 with an enrollment of about 54 students.
PSA will expand one grade per year to ultimately include up to grade 12, with a projected total enrollment of 200 students.
As the school grows, the size of the faculty will increase to maintain a student-teacher ratio of 16:1, ensuring personal attention for all students.
Putnam Science Academy is run by a charitable non profit organization called Wellspring Foundation.Wellspring Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to high quality in education.It was established in West Haven, Connecticut in 2000.Wellspring Foundation promotes science, mathematics, and educational technology in school environments.Founders of Wellspring Foundation are educators from distinguished universities such as the University of Connecticut and Quinnipiac University.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Grades Offered Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students 118 students
Student Body Type All-boys
Students by Grade Putnam Science Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
Average SAT score 1652
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $28,900
Tuition Notes Boarding students;$28900 Day Students; $11700

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Susan Wayne Center Of Excellence (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Joseph School (4.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Putnam
    St. Mary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 154 students
    0.5 miles
    23 Marshall St
    Putnam, CT 06260
  • Thompson
    Susan Wayne Center Of Excellence
    Special Education School (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 28 students
    1.7 miles
    75 Church St
    Thompson, CT 06277
  • Pomfret
    Pomfret School
    Grades: 9-12 | 360 students
    2.5 miles
    Po Box 128 398 Pomfret Street
    Pomfret, CT 06258
  • Pomfret
    Grades: K-9 | 256 students
    2.5 miles
    528 Pomfret Street
    Pomfret, CT 06258
  • Woodstock
    Grades: 9-12 | 175 students
    3.9 miles
    PO Box 237 150 Route 169
    Woodstock, CT 06281

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