Worcester Academy

81 Providence Street,
Worcester, MA, 01604-0160
     Tel: (508)754-5302
Grades: 6 - 12 | 631 students
Since 1834 Worcester Academy has educated students to "Achieve the Honorable." Our mission is to prepare able students for college and later life through a comprehensive program of academics, athletics, the arts and service to our community.
The Academy promotes the development of our students in a shared educational experience that recognizes the value of challenge.
A Worcester Academy education is characterized by attention to individual needs while fostering self-reliance as students mature as learners.
We believe that the school draws its strength and character from the vitality and diversity of its students, faculty and local community.
We also believe that learning does not occur solely in the classroom, but also takes place on the athletic field, the stage, in the dormitories and in the life of, and service to, the neighborhood and city of which we are a part.
In each venue we strive to teach the skills and habits of learning and an appreciation for the value of working with others toward a common goal.
The Academy aspires to instill the qualities necessary to also be leaders in a changing world.
Our students must be equipped to become responsible citizens in a pluralistic, global society of increasing complexity.
We believe in the values of inquiry, honesty, hard work and respect for the ideas and property of others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 631 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Worcester Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Holy Name Central Catholic Jr/sr High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Marys Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Marys Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • WorcesterSt Marys Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    50 Richland St
    WorcesterMA01610
    (508)753-0484
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 102 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • WorcesterSt Stephen Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    355 Grafton St
    WorcesterMA01604
    (508)755-3209
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 155 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • WorcesterBright Start Academy
    Daycare / Preschool
    135 Kenberma Rd
    WorcesterMA01604
    (508)752-0744
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.7 mi | 1 students | Gr. K                      
  • WorcesterHoly Name Central Catholic Jr/sr High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    144 Granite St
    WorcesterMA01604
    (508)753-6371
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.8 mi | 612 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • WorcesterVenerini Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    27 Edward St
    WorcesterMA01605
    (508)753-3210
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.1 mi | 336 students | Gr. K-9                      

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