The Governors Academy

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students400 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeThe Governors Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses20 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
1205%
Admissions DirectorPeter Bidstrup
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The average private school tuition in Essex County, MA is $14,563 for elementary schools and $35,617 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Essex County, MA is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).