Crossroads Academy

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  • Crossroads Academy is an independent day school committed to academic and moral excellence.
  • To promote academic excellence, we teach the skills and information embodied in the Core Knowledge Sequence.
  • To promote moral excellence, we teach an understanding and an appreciation of the character traits found in the Core Virtues Program.
  • We inspire in our students those academic and moral virtues conducive to a love of learning and a desire to act honorably.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1991
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students126 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Crossroads Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
63%
Average Class Size14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$19,250
Tuition NotesFull day kindergarten: $13,500
% on Financial Aid
20%
Admissions DirectorMarilyn Wanner

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Coding Club, First Lego League, Indoor Soccer Club, Mandarin Club, Math Club, New Hampshire Academy of Science After-School Program, Physical Play Program, rock climbing club, Soccer Club, Volleyball Club

School Notes

  • Crossroads Academy is an independent, coeducational day school for students in grades kindergarten through eight. Crossroads sequential, classic curriculum is based on the Core Knowledge philosophy as developed by E.D. Hirsch, and the Core Virtues Program, a character education program created by our founding head. Head of School, Brad Choyt, says, "Our practices and our campus support our engaging and experienced faculty in delivering these two programs to our student body. Upon graduation, our students attend the finest public and private high schools in New England." In 2004, Crossroads was accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), whose visiting committee noted, "Students at Crossroads Academy appear happy to be there-(they are) actively engaged in their work with a sense of fun, respect, curiosity and enthusiasm." Crossroads enrolls over 140 students from a forty-mile radius of Upper Valley communities including Lyme, Hanover, Etna, Lebanon, Piermont, North Haverhill, Grantham, Enfield, Croydon, Grafton, and Canaan in New Hampshire, and Norwich, Thetford, Vershire, White River Junction, Windsor, and South Strafford in Vermont.

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