Hoosac School

PO Box 9
Hoosick, NY 12089
Tel: 518-686-7331
  • 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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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Hoosac School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered 8-12, PG 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Episcopal Non-denominational
Year Founded 1889 1910
Campus Size 350 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 125 students 298 students
% Students of Color
10%
20%
% International Students
31%
20%
% Students Boarding
80%
68%
Average SAT Score 1650 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1350 - 1950 -
Average ACT score 29 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Weekly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Casual Wednesdays & Saturdays)
Casual
Average Class Size 9 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:5 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 15 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
60%
70%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $1 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$52,000
(ESL and SUCCESS are Additional Tuition)
$51,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$18,500 $28,500
% Students on Financial Aid
35%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $28,000 $21,582
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required No Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 70% -
Acceptance Rate
65%
57%
Associate Director of AdmissionsRyan Grant

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 15 16
CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, Latin, Modern European History, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, US History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 20 14
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

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 11 23
ExtracurricularsAstronomy Club, Boars Head & Yule Log Pageant, Car Club, Choir, Drama Club, Fishing Club, Literary Magazine, Mozaic, Owlet, Shakespeare Contest, Theater Dance & Music, Yearbook

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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