National Sports Academy

  • 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 TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1977

Student Body

Total Students84 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade National Sports Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Number of AP Courses6 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$44,000
Tuition Notestuition cost covers: Tuition (boarding),athletic and school fees
Admissions DirectorGun Rand
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    Grades: 9-12 | 190 students
    2.6 miles
    92 Northwood Rd
    Lake Placid, NY 12946
    (518) 523-3357
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School Reviews

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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.
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