World Academy

World Academy offers quality, cutting edge programs for children from Six Weeks through Grade Eight. Our focus is on excellence, personalized curriculum and supporting families with a continuum of year-round quality education, nurturing and recreation for our students.
We provide developmentally appropriate classes for our youngest an sweetest, building foundations strong in Science, Technology, Engineering Math and the Arts in order to best prepare students for success in their 21st Century future. We focus on collaboration, diversity, critical thinking, problem solving, soft skills and the well-rounded child in order to build a happy, successful person.
Additionally, our curriculum bolsters a sense of competence, promotes a love of literacy and learning, encourages respect and tolerance, provides for diverse interactions, and features enrichment and individualized learning.
Our school is NEASC accredited and state-licensed, and provides for all ages and stages in our independent, developmentally appropriate, rigourous 21st century programs for children in Nursery, Preschool, Elementary and Middle School classes with a Summer Quest component.
We accomplish our mission through an in-depth, quality curriculum, small classes, inspired staff, and a focus on excellence in education, student empowerment, diversity, values and the attainment of conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
Our beautiful 55,000 square foot state of the art facility on our Nashua campus features light and airy classrooms, specialized student spaces for all ages, a gymnasium and theater with a climbing wall, a gorgeous 2 story Middle School, a safe and secure Entrance Hall with cameras and special card entry system, a student cafe and fully outfitted kitchen. Outside, we offer 4 developmentally appropriate playgrounds, a soccer field, 2 swimming pools and nature trails.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 449 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
dyslexia/mild learning differences
Year Founded
1980
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
449 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
World Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
80 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Grades 4-8 wear uniform polos)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by program from six weeks through Grade Eight. Elementary and Middle School tuition for ranges from $1,110 per month to $1300 per month, paid over 9.5 months.
% on Financial Aid
5%
Admissions Director
Samantha Wingate
Admissions Associate
Lisa Dias

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Ice Skating

Club or Organization:
Continental Math League, Drama, NH Lego League, Peer Leadership, Rock Climbing, Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Instrument Instruction, Show Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramurals

School Notes

  • World Academy offers quality, cutting edge programs for children from Six Weeks through Grade Eight.  Our focus is on excellence, personalized curriculum and supporting families with a continuum of year-round quality education, nurturing and recreation for our students. We provide developmentally appropriate classes for our youngest and sweetest, building foundations strong in Science, Technology, Engineering Math and the Arts in order to best prepare students for success in their 21st Century future. We focus on collaboration, diversity, critical thinking, problem-solving, soft skills and the well-rounded child in order to build a happy, successful person. Additionally, our curriculum, based on brain studies and research, bolsters a  sense of competence, promotes a love of literacy and learning, encourages respect and tolerance, provides for diverse interactions, and features enrichment and individualized learning. Our school is NEASC accredited and state licensed, and provides for all ages and stages in our independent, developmentally appropriate, rigourous 21st century programs for children in Nursery, PreSchool, Elementary and Middle School classes with a Summer Quest component.We accomplish our mission through an in-depth, quality curriculum, small classes, inspired staff, and a focus on excellence in education, student empowerment, diversity, values and the attainment of conflict resolution and negotiation skills. Our beautiful 55,000 square foot state of the art facility on our Nashua campus features light and airy classrooms, specialized student spaces for all ages, a gymnasium and theater with a climbing wall, a gorgeous 2 story Middle School, a safe and secure Entrance Hall with cameras and special card entry system, a student cafe and fully outfitted kitchen.  Outside, we offer 4 developmentally appropriate playgrounds, a soccer field, 2 swimming pools and nature trails.
Profile last updated: 09/14/2020

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
5  
My son has been going to World Academy for over three years. World Academy is a wonderful school. They have been extremely nice, and most importantly, very knowledgeable about children's development. The staff is so dedicated to the children and their growth. They always primed for what was best for my son, above all. I am very happy that I chose a school for my son that cares about his well being almost as much as I do. They were always extremely attentive to my child, and readily available to talk to me when I had concerns. Anytime they had an opportunity to make an impression, they far exceeded my expectations. I truly felt like family to them from the moment my son was enrolled. I highly recommend this school because of their incredibly dedicated staff. I am very grateful to have found them.
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5  
My oldest child has gone through almost every program at World Academy. He started the infant program and graduated 8th grade. We chose World Academy based on the high standards and safety that was unlike any other center in Southern NH.Our youngest son is currently in 6th grade. He started when he was 5. He was adopted, spoke little English and without hesitation knew this was the right place for him.The teachers are like no other, they care, they go the extra mile for each child .... I`ve never experienced this before, when you pull away from the school you feel good knowing that the staff and teachers truly care about your child..
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5  
In early 2013 we began exploring private school options when we realized how profoundly bored our daughter was in second grade, and the public school teacher(s) and administration just repeated we're following state law re what we teach. We visit World Academy upon a friend recommendation. I cried. Really. In 10 minutes we knew World Academy was perfect...very strong academically, teachers who loved their students, students who loved their teachers, a culture of not ony academic excellence but also critical and systems thinking integrated across all subjects (i.e., robotics, programming, science, english, and other coursework). Students are taught he/she are accountable for the outcomes they generate for themselves and with others. Team projects, presentations, homework, music, art... it flows very, very well because the staff works very hard and smart. And our children, and our friend's children, benefit enormously. My daughter is now 12, high honor role (works hard for it), and words cannot express fully our gratitude to World Academy. Our youngest daughter, 7, thrives as well. As a parent, if I have a question or input, teachers and school leadership engage with me in collaborative partnership. It is a very special, highly accountable school and we are forever grateful.
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5  
World Academy is a great school. The staff is amazing, from the first day we walked into the school the staff was attentive, kind and very knowledgeable. As a parent choosing a school is not a easy decision but when you find a school that is the perfect match for your child it is well worth it! I give World Academy five stars!
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5  
When my husband and me were looking for a good school we had a few check boxes and were hoping to have most of them checked of by the end of our hunt. Imagine to our surprise when all my boxes and more were met when I enrolled my son at World Academy. The thing that struck me the most is the diversity and how they truly embrace their name "WORLD" . They enthusiasm to nourish our children`s mind and soul has been such a pleasure to experience. Our son has flourished in all aspects of a well rounded education.. education for his brain and body. They truly have become our partners in shaping our child`s future and for that we are so thankful.
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5  
We love World Academy. Our 2 year old son is in his first year of the Toddler program. The teachers are so supportive and create a warm, happy environment. Drop off`s can be difficult, but the teachers are so patient and give him the comfort he needs. The focus truly is on the children. We love seeing him try new things, gaining confidence and having lots of fun. The facilities are beautiful. We originally moved here for 1 year, but now that World Academy is in our lives, we don`t want to go too far!
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 449 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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