Hoosac School

Po Box 9 Pine Valley Road,
Hoosick, NY, 12089-0120
Tel: (518)686-7331
Grades: 8 - 12 | 122 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
Year Founded 1889

Student Body

Total Students 122 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Hoosac School Students 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
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1762
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $44,325
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 Michael S. Foster

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
GolfIce Hockey,
Indoor SoccerLacrosse,
Mountain BikingNordic Skiing,
SnowboardingSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,
Weightlifting

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.

  • Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bennington School Inc (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary S Academy (3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Grace Christian School (7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hoosick Falls St. Mary S Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    4 Parsons Ave
    Hoosick Falls , NY , 12090
    (518)686-4314
    (Roman Catholic)
    3  mi  |  153  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Bennington Bennington School Inc
    Special Education School
    192 Fairview St
    Bennington , VT , 05201
    (802)447-1557
    Special Education School
    5.4  mi  |  99  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Bennington
    The School Of Sacred Heart St. Francis De Sales
    (Roman Catholic)
    307 School St
    Bennington , VT , 05201
    (802)442-2446
    (Roman Catholic)
    6.9  mi  |  172  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Bennington
    Grace Christian School
    (Christian)
    104 Kocher Dr
    Bennington , VT , 05201
    (802)447-2233
    (Christian)
    7  mi  |  147  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Bennington
    Forrest Ward Memorial School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    404 Houghton Lanae
    Bennington , VT , 05201
    (802)442-4579
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    7.3  mi  |  6  students  |  Gr.  K-8

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