Highland Academy is an independent school in Absecon, NJ that enrolls children in preschool through 8th grade.
The Academy has been family owned and operated since 2001.
The dedicated teachers and staff at Highland Academy have committed themselves to providing children with a nurturing environment where they can not only learn, but excel.
We'll help your child reach his or her full potential as a student and, more importantly, as a human being.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 57 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,150
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
2001

Student Body

Total Students
57 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
35%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade
Highland Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
14 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Polo shirts and Khaki

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Discounts for siblings and scholarships for returning students showing academic growth and excellence.
Admissions Director
Phyllis Pitale
Admissions Associate
Tammy Pleydle

School Notes

  • Students entering Pre-K must be toilet trained and verbally expressive.  Students entering K - 8th grade are welcome.  
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Highland Academy cost?

Highland Academy's tuition is approximately $7,150 for private students and $210 for summer students.

When is the application deadline for Highland Academy?

The application deadline for Highland Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

View the Highland Academy yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Closed- Spring Break
April 10, 2023 (Monday)
Early Dismissal -12 PM LAST DAY OF SCHOOL
June 09, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 57 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,150
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in New Jersey is $14,621 for elementary schools and $19,960 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Jersey is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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