Our values: integrity, compassion, resilience  Independent day & boarding school
Grade 1-12  Middle States Accreditation  100% Graduation rate  100% College acceptance rate
Individualized college planning  Character mapping program  Balance of East and West
Performances and competitions  New York`s famous heritage walking trails
1.5 hours to Manhattan, NYC  30 min to Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets
30 min to Harriman State Park  Dance studios, music practice rooms
State-of-the-art science & computer labs  75% Faculty with advanced degrees
1:7 teacher to student ratio  12 students class average
Safe campus  130+ courses with 80 electives  15+ AP courses
Historically accurate teachings  On-campus boarding  Nutritional meals by award winning chefs  We accept international students

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 124 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $24,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / Dec. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Northern Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-12
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
124 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Northern Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
10 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
Advanced Courses
AP English Language and Composition, AP-Art History, AP-Biology, AP-Calculus, AP-Chemistry, AP-Chinese Language and Culture, AP-Computer Science, AP-English Literature and Composition, AP-Physics, AP-Statistics, AP-US History, AP-World History
Average SAT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
School uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / Dec. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Day students. Includes lunch.
Summer Program Cost
Summer Program Cost Notes
Each 3-week session
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
1 extracurricular
Arts and Music Programs:
Orchestra Program

School Notes

Northern Academy Offers:
  • Academic Students: A unique, carefully planned curriculum and small class size that allow them to engage meaningfully with subjects and help them become lifelong learners.
  • Arts Students: Training that enables students to pursue an arts career as well as building their character through the discipline of artistic training. Art students also get a strong college preparatory education so they are prepared regardless of what profession they ultimately choose.
  • Private tutoring in all subjects as needed
  • Etiquette and mind-body-spirit health education
  • A safe environment with an emphasis on moral values and good conduct.
  • Traditional Chinese culture and Mandarin language classes
  • ESL and tutoring
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Northern Academy cost?

Northern Academy's tuition is approximately $24,000 for private students and $1,125 for summer students.

What is the acceptance rate of Northern Academy?

The acceptance rate of Northern Academy is 80%, which is higher than the national average of 78%.

Does Northern Academy offer a summer program?

Yes, Northern Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What sports does Northern Academy offer?

Northern Academy offers 13 interscholastic sports: Archery, Badminton, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Freestyle Skiing, Marksmanship, Martial Arts, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Northern Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in New York for most sports offered.

What is Northern Academy's ranking?

Northern Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Highest average SAT score, Most AP courses offered and Most sports offered.

When is the application deadline for Northern Academy?

The application deadline for Northern Academy is Jan. 15 / Dec. 15.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 1-12
  • Enrollment: 124 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $24,000
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / Dec. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Orange County, NY is $24,067 for elementary schools and $28,292 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Orange County, NY is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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