Hoosac School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (518)686-7331 Ext. 308
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  
    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
 | 2019 School Data
Hoosac SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered8-12, PG9-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationEpiscopalNon-denominational
Year Founded18891910
Campus Size350 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment192 students310 students
% Students of Color
10%
23%
% International Students
40%
20%
% Students Boarding
90%
66%
Average SAT Score1300* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score29*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesWeeklyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Business Casual Wednesdays & Saturdays)
Casual
Average Class Size9 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:71:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1718
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
60%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Endowment Size$1.5 million$20 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$52,000
(ESL is Free while SUCCESS is an Additional Cost)
$56,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$18,500$31,000
% Students on Financial Aid
35%
37%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$28,000
(Need Based and Merit Scholarship )
$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Average Percentile SSAT70%-
Acceptance Rate
45%
56%
Director of AdmissionsRyan Grant

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1718
CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, Latin, Modern European History, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, US History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered2016
SportsAlpine Skiing, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Nordic Skiing, Rugby, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1523
ExtracurricularsBiblical Theology Study Group

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

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

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Drama Club

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

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
  • Hoosac School accreditations: Middle States, New York State Association of Independent Schools
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Burgess Meredith '26 - Starred as the trainer in the "Rocky" movies as well as the Penguin in "Batman".

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