Hoosac School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: 518-686-7331
PO Box 9
Hoosick, NY 12089
  • Hoosac School, founded in 1889, is a coeducational, college preparatory school enrolling boarders and day students in Forms II-VI (Grades 8-12) and a PG program.
  • Hoosick, an historic town of 3500 residents, is in the Hudson Valley near the borders of New York, Massachusetts, and Vermont.
  • We are approximately 2 1/2 hours from New York City and easily accessible by Amtrak Train or Albany Int'l Airport.
  • We pride ourselves in energizing the "passion" in a student whether it be Academic, the Arts or Athletics and helping them to reach their fullest potential.

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  • Class of 1980
    5 Stars   7/17/2017
    St Lawrence University
    A very low student-to-faculty ratio which encourage the students to follow their personal dreams while developing their life skills and enjoyment. . .

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Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
Hoosac SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered8-12, PG6-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationEpiscopalNon-denominational
Year Founded18891910
Campus Size350 acres110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment125 students300 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score1650* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)1350 - 1950-
Average ACT score29*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesWeeklyBi-Monthly
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Casual Wednesdays & Saturdays)
Average Class Size9 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:51:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1517
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYesYes


Endowment Size$1 million$17 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(ESL and SUCCESS are Additional Tuition)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$28,000$22,730
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo


Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Average Percentile SSAT70%-
Acceptance Rate
Associate Director of AdmissionsRyan Grant

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1517
CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, Latin, Modern European History, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, US History


# Interscholastic Sports Offered2014
SportsAlpine Skiing, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Nordic Skiing, Orienteering, Rugby, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball


Total Extracurricular Organizations1223
ExtracurricularsBoars Head & Yule Log Pageant

Club or Organization:
Astronomy Club, Literary Magazine, Mozaic, Owlet, Theater Dance & Music

Arts and Music Programs:
Car Club, Choir, Fishing Club, Shakespeare Contest, Yearbook

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Drama Club

School Notes

  • Hoosac is a caring community that prides itself on focusing on the individual.  While we are a rigorous academic school, our mastery teaching approch provides students with personal contact with faculty to better prepare them for the rigor of college.  At Hoosac, we believe that every student has a passion.  Our mission is to develop that passion and provide the structure and tools so that every student may realize thier fullest potential going into college.  Through Academics, the Arts, Athletics and Residential Life a Hoosac student becomes well rounded and confident that they will succeed at whatever they endeavor to become.
  • LD types supported: ADD/ADHD/LD
  • School accreditations: Middle States, New York State Association of Independent Schools
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