National Sports Academy

821 Mirror Lake Drive,
Lake Placid, NY, 12946-0129
Tel: (518)523-3460
Founded in 1977, National Sports Academy offers young men and women a balance of academics and athletics.
The School allows students to grow and develop individually and as part of a close-knit community.
A unique college preparatory athletic academy, NSA provides students in 8th through 12th grades a safe, secure environment in which to grow, develop and excel.
Our students are ready to take on the challenge of achieving their potential academically, athletically and personally.
NSA provides students the opportunity to fully develop their individual athletic abilities while preparing for the demands of college.
At NSA, we believe in student-centered curricula.
Our programs are built around kids' with varying athletic interests and academic pursuits.
Our expectation is that they will excel within the framework of their abilities.
Our curricula, small classes, and teachers are supportive and flexible.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1977

Student Body

Total Students 84 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade National Sports Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Number of AP Courses 6 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $44,000
Tuition Notes tuition cost covers: Tuition (boarding),athletic and school fees
Admissions Director Gun Rand

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mountain Lake Academy (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mountain Lake Children's Residence (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sunmount Developmental Center (23.6 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended June 07, 2014 - Teaching NSA allows me to work closely with students and to tailor assignments and assesments to their learning strengths. Each studenthas one on one time with their teachers, coaches and dorm parents. An amazing place to learn and train at a high level. - Posted by Teacher

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