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.: 23%
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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  • Newton
    Dearborn Academy
    Dearborn Academy Photo - Director, Howard Rossman, has been at Dearborn Academy since 1983.
    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 95 students
    21.3 miles
    Newton, MA 02458
    (781) 641-5992
    21.3 4-12
  • Weston
    The Gifford School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 80 students
    23.7 miles
    177 Boston Post Rd
    Weston, MA 02493
    (781) 899-9500
    23.7 4-12
  • Beverly
    Grades: PK-8 | 18 students
    1.7 miles
    6 Echo Ave
    Beverly, MA 01915
    (978) 927-7070
    1.7 PK-8
  • Beverly
    Hopeful Journeys Educational Center
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 82 students
    1.5 miles
    28 Tozer Rd
    Beverly, MA 01915
    (978) 993-8096
    1.5 PK-12
  • Assonet
    Iddi Crystal Springs School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 3-12 | 46 students
    55.7 miles
    38 Narrows Road
    Assonet, MA 02702
    (508) 644-3101
    55.7 3-12

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The average private school tuition in Massachusetts is $13,091 for elementary schools and $32,199 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).