Since 1834 Worcester Academy has been creating life-changing experiences for students, families, and the community.
Our exception faculty inspire students to dig deeper and put forth effort that builds perseverance, character, and world-readiness. Our students are engaged, empowered, and equipped to "Achieve The Honorable," now and throughout their lives.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 513 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $41,000
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Worcester Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1834
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
513 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Worcester Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
21 courses
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Casual but professional dress code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Represents upper school day tuition. Please visit www.worcesteracademy.org to view tuition for the middle school and boarding programs.
% on Financial Aid
48%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$23,000
Admissions Director
Meghan Bennett
Admissions Associate
Kevin Zifcak
Endowment Size
$60 million

Sports

Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Worcester Academy cost?

Worcester Academy's tuition is approximately $41,000 for private students.

What sports does Worcester Academy offer?

Worcester Academy offers 19 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball and Wrestling. Worcester Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for most sports offered.

What is Worcester Academy's ranking?

Worcester Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Worcester Academy?

The application deadline for Worcester Academy is Jan. 15 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 15 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

School Calendar

View the Worcester Academy yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
School Closed - Winter Break
December 26, 2022 (Monday)
School Closed New Year's Holiday
January 02, 2023 (Monday)
School Closed - Martin Luther King Day
January 16, 2023 (Monday)
School Closed - Presidents Day
February 20, 2023 (Monday)
Upper School Open Rehearsal
March 02, 2023 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 513 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $41,000
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Worcester County, MA is $17,108 for elementary schools and $33,675 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Worcester County, MA is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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