New England Academy

  • New England Academy's mission is to provide achallengingacademic curriculum in a therapeutic environment inwhich eachstudent can develop his or her academic, social andemotionalskills in preparation for college and life.
  • NEA was founded to provide an academic experiencethatchallenges students, while engaging in a therapeuticenvironmentthat supports their social and emotional growth.
  • The curriculum and program at New England Academyisspecifically designed to meet the academic andsocial/emotionalneeds of students in grades 6 through 12. 100% College Acceptance rate.

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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded2005

Student Body

Total Students82 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade New England Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$60,000
Admissions DirectorPeggy Buscema


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Track and Field, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballSoccer,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,

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    23.7 miles
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    Weston, MA 02493
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    1.7 miles
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The average private school tuition in Massachusetts is $12,846 for elementary schools and $31,626 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 72% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).