New England Innovation Academy

280 Locke Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
New England Innovation Academy (NEIA) is a day and boarding school for grades 7-12 where students learn by doing and prepare for college and beyond.
Set on a stunning 26-acre campus in Marlborough, Massachusetts, we meet students where they are to encourage creativity, courage, leadership, and an entrepreneurial mindset.
By emphasizing student well-being, and by prioritizing learning over grades, NEIA guides students on the most remarkable, most exciting journey of their lives: their education.  For more information, visit www.neiacademy.org.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 110 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $68,856
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $46,856
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Top Rankings

New England Innovation Academy ranks among the top 10 schools with < 200 students (out of 89 schools) for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
New England Innovation Academy
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
8-12, PG
8-12
Grades Offered (Day)
7-12, PG
PK-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
2020
1906
Campus Size
26 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
110 students
320 students
% Students of Color
40%
25%
% International Students
10%
20%
% Students Boarding
26%
67%
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
12 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
7:1
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
81%
71%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$68,856
(2023-2024 academic year rates for residential students are $64,446 for grades 6-8 and $68,856 for grades 9-12. Please note: 2024-2025 rates will be published in February. )
$64,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$46,856
(2023-2024 academic year for day students are $42,446 for grades 6-8 and $46,856 for grades 9-12. Please note: 2024-2025 rates will be published in February. )
$35,000
% Students on Financial Aid
50%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$25,000
$24,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
50%
60%
Director of Admissions
Devin Worthington
Devin Worthington
Associate Director of Admissions
Devin Worthington

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
18
24
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Debate Club, Engineering, Esports, Game Development Club, Gardening Club, Publications, Robotics Team, Service Learning Club, Winter Sports

Arts and Music Programs:
Music Club, Technical Theater, Theatre, Visual Arts

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fitness, Martial Arts, Ski Club, Taekwondo, Volleyball Club

School Notes

  • In the face of profound global challenges, NEIA is reimagining education to empower students with the skills, knowledge, and mindset they need to drive positive change.
  • Our holistic approach to integrated academics and hands-on learning experiences creates an enriching environment. Our curriculum is comprehensive and explorative, from humanities to science to our cutting-edge Innovation Studio. Wherever your child's interests lie, NEIA provides limitless opportunities for them to find and develop passions. We also offer a full and lively student life program, complete with athletics, explorations, and excursions. A few of our real-world partners: Babson College, MIT, and Harvard Student Agencies, and more!
  • We were accredited through NEASC this past Fall.
  • As of Fall 2023, we are now approved to write student visas! International applicants are encouraged to apply!
  • New England Innovation Academy accreditations: NEAS&C Candidate
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does New England Innovation Academy cost?
New England Innovation Academy's tuition is approximately $68,856 for boarding students and $46,856 for day students.
What is the acceptance rate of New England Innovation Academy?
The acceptance rate of New England Innovation Academy is 50%, which is lower than the boarding school average of 60%. New England Innovation Academy's acceptance rate is ranked as one of the top boarding schools with low acceptance rates.
What sports does New England Innovation Academy offer?
New England Innovation Academy offers 11 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Golf, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.
Does New England Innovation Academy offer a summer program?
Yes, New England Innovation Academy offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What is New England Innovation Academy's ranking?
New England Innovation Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Low acceptance rates.
When is the application deadline for New England Innovation Academy?
The application deadline for New England Innovation Academy is Feb. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Feb. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 110 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $68,856
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $46,856
  • Acceptance rate: 50%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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