The Governors Academy

Tel: (978)465-1763

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1763

Student Body

Total Students 400 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade The Governors Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 20 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 1205%
Admissions Director Peter Bidstrup

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Solstice School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Shore Montessori School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is North Shore Montessori School (2.2 miles away)
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  • Rowley Solstice School
    Special Education School
    20 Bowlery Dr
    Rowley , MA , 01969
    (978)948-2346
    Special Education School
    1.3  mi  |  22  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Rowley
    North Shore Montessori School
    Montessori School
    121 Wethersfield St
    Rowley , MA , 01969
    (978)948-2237
    Montessori School
    2.2  mi  |  4  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Ipswich Cornerstones    
    Special Education School
    35 Mitchell Rd
    Ipswich , MA , 01938
    (978)356-9321
    Special Education School
    4.4  mi  |  5  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Newburyport Newburyport KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    151 Low Street
    Newburyport , MA , 01950
    (978)462-8152
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    4.4  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Newburyport
    Immaculate Conception School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1 Washington St
    Newburyport , MA , 01950
    (978)465-7780
    (Roman Catholic)
    4.5  mi  |  252  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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