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 (2021-22)

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

Top Rankings

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

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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.: 28%
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

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Profile last updated: 07/20/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

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

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The average private school tuition in Worcester County, MA is $17,475 for elementary schools and $34,788 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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