280 Locke Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
New England Innovation Academy (NEIA) is the school the world needs next.
A brand new liberal arts school for day and boarding students in grades 6-12, NEIA is preparing young innovators with a future-focused curriculum, human-centered design, and real-world inclusion.
Set on a beautiful 26-acre campus in Marlborough, Massachusetts, the school offers a custom curriculum informed by research at MIT's Integrated Design and Management program.
NEIA`s curriculum offers a holistic approach to learning, one that balances and enriches interdisciplinary learning through integrated projects, exciting problem solving, active student engagement, and coaching from skilled instructors with disciplinary knowledge.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Students: 66 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $65,625
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $44,625
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
New England Innovation Academy
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
8-12
9-12
Grades Offered (Day)
6-12
5-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
2020
1907
Campus Size
26 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
66 students
300 students
% Students of Color
48%
25%
% Students Boarding
24%
70%
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(NEIA engages students in a human-centered design approach to school apparel so they have a say in what they wear!)
Casual
Average Class Size
16 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
7:1
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
95%
70%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$65,625
(2022-2023 residential tuition is $61,425 for grade 8 and $65,625 for grades 9-12. NEIA offers a family individualized tuition program for financial aid across the income spectrum. )
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$44,625
(2022-2023 day tuition is $40,425 for grades 6-8 and $44,625 for grades 9-12. NEIA offers a family individualized tuition program for financial aid across the income spectrum. )
$32,995
% Students on Financial Aid
50%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$25,000
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Director of Admissions
Kevin Ramos-Glew
Associate Director of Admissions
Maggie Helon

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
12
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Engineering, Gardening Club, Outdoor Adventure Club, Publications, Winter Sports

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Dance, Technical Theater, Theatre, Visual Arts

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Martial Arts, Robotics Team

School Notes

  • At this time, we are not able to provide visas. Please check back in a year or so!
  • The FAMILY INDIVIDUALIZED TUITION PROGRAM, a sliding-scale tuition model, is designed to make education at NEIA affordable to families for whom a traditional financial aid structure might not be the best solution.
  • NEIA offers a range of tuition options with a specific number of placements in each grade. It is our shared goal for each family`s tuition level to be an amount that demonstrates the priority placed on providing an exceptional education for their children.
  • We are committed to providing an innovative, relevant, and future-focused learning experience. We believe in the power of empathy, curiosity, and collaboration to transform lives and positively affect change in the world. 
  • Students connect Passion to Purpose, bring Ideas to Impact, and graduate ready for what's Next. Students create a unique PIN to become the change they want to see in a rapidly evolving world.
  • NEIA's learning experience will encourage students to build empathy, take risks, and engage in hands-on community, environment, and industry projects.
  • Learn more about our Flexible Tuition Program and our locked tuition rates.
Profile last updated: 04/13/2022
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Students: 66 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $65,625
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $44,625
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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