Staten Island Academy

  • Beginning our second century as a co-educational college preparatory school, Staten Island Academy is committed to providing a child-centered education of superior quality.
  • Enrolling students in Pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade, our objective is educating the whole child, while fostering intellectual, creative, social and physical development.
  • Within a collegial campus environment, in small classes, and through extracurricular activities, we encourage our students to participate actively in an educational community that promotes ethical leadership, self-reliance and critical thinking.
  • Believing in the inherent strengths of a diverse citizenry, we celebrate the cultural differences, individual interests and personal talents of our student body.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1884

Student Body

Total Students341 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Staten Island Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses10 courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants and skirts uniform and Formal dress with blazer once a week)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$21,900
Tuition NotesTuition starts at 15800 for part time and three day prekindergarten and increases to 26075 through Grade 11
% on Financial Aid
25%
Admissions DirectorCaroline Crane
Admissions AssociateJoan George
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  • Staten Island
    Gateway Academy
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    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-9 | 253 students
    8 miles
    200 Boscombe Avenue
    Staten Island, NY 10309
    (718) 966-8695
    8 PK-9
    253
  • Staten Island
    Academy Of St. Dorothy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 292 students
    1.3 miles
    1305 Hylan Blvd
    Staten Island, NY 10305
    (718) 351-0939
    1.3 K-9
    292
  • Staten Island
    Grades: PK-K | 79 students
    3.5 miles
    1000 Richmond Ter
    Staten Island, NY 10301
    (718) 442-6112
    3.5 PK-K
    79
  • Staten Island
    Msgr Farrell High School
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 872 students
    2 miles
    2900 Amboy Rd
    Staten Island, NY 10306
    (718) 987-2900
    2 9-12
    872
  • Staten Island
    Our Lady Star Of The Sea
    (African Methodist Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-8 | 631 students
    6 miles
    5411 Amboy Rd
    Staten Island, NY 10312
    (718) 984-5750
    6 PK-8
    631

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