Hoosac School

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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 194 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $52,000
  • Acceptance rate: 35%
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Hoosac School places among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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Attribute
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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia
Year Founded
1889
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$10,000
Summer Program Cost Notes
Includes room and board, 3 meals each day, and all classes.

Student Body

Total Students
194 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Hoosac School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size
7 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English, European History, US History
Average SAT score
1231
Average ACT score
24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Business Professional and Business Casual)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Additional fees: $1,700 for books, laundry, damage deposit, safe fee.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$21,500
Acceptance Rate
35%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Ryan J. Grant
Admissions Associate
Ricardo Canto Pereira
Endowment Size
$0.500 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
E-Sports, Outdoor Club, Ski & Snowboard Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Music Club, Theatre/Drama Club

School Notes

  • Hoosac students receive individual attention with a 7:1 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. Boys Ice Hockey has won back-to-back Holt Conference Championships while Boys Lacrosse recently won the Division 3 NEPSAC Champsionship.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 194 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $52,000
  • Acceptance rate: 35%
  • Average class size: 7 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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