Students: 385 | Faculty: N/A | Grades: 9-12 | Gender: Coed
The Governor’s Academy
Founded in 1763, the Governor’s Academy (formerly Governor Dummer Academy) is located on 450 acres in the village of Byfield, Massachusetts. It is the oldest continually operating independent boarding school in the United States.
Yearly tuition is $50,900 for boarding students and $40,300 for day students. Financial aid programs are available to students. The school is listed among the top 20 boarding schools in the nation for selectivity.
Governor’s Academy is a member of the Independent School League for athletics and is recognized for it’s exceptional athletics programs.
It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Association of Boarding Schools.
Boarding Schools in Massachusetts
Cushing Academy, residing on 162 acres, is located in Ashburnham, Massachusetts. It was founded back in 1865. Cushing is a college preparatory school for both boys and girls and teaches grades 9-12. The average enrollment is around 445 students each year. This leaves the average classroom size to be of 12 students each. The yearly tuition for boarding students is $52,350 and the yearly tuition for day students is $37,500. Financial aid is available for those in need. Cushing Academy is ...
Middlesex School is an independent, co-ed day and boarding school for grades 9-12 nestled in the small town of Concord, Massachusetts. At just over one-hundred years old, the 350 acre campus is home to 375 students, a handful of faculty and 27 faculty dogs. This breaks down to a 5:1 student to faculty ratio and only 12 students per class. In addition to the dozens of AP classes offered to students, Middlesex also has a large athletic program that has over ...
John Dewey Academy is a co-ed college preparatory boarding school that was founded by Dr. Thomas E. Bratter in 1985. It is located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts and is a fully accredited school that houses 25 high school students that range in age from 15-21. Most of the students are high-maintenance adolescents who have not benefited from traditional behavior and educational environments. They are not treated with mind-altering medications but instead are encouraged to engage in positive relationships with their peers ...