The Governors Academy

  • The Governors Academy serves 423 students in grades 9-12 and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and the Association of Boarding Schools (TABS).
  • The student:teacher of The Governors Academy is 5:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Nonsectarian.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1763

Student Body

Total Students423 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeThe Governors Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers88 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size11 students
Number of AP Courses28 courses
Average Percentile SSAT81%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$63,500
Tuition Notes63500 for boarding students 50700 for day students
% on Financial Aid
29%
Average Financial Aid Grant$46,200
Acceptance Rate
23%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMichael Kinnealey
Endowment Size$70 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,
Wrestling

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The average private school tuition in Massachusetts is $12,762 for elementary schools and $31,223 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).