The Oxford Academy

1393 Boston Post Road
Westbrook, CT 06498
The Oxford Academy is a selective private boarding school for boys located in Westbrook, Connecticut on the shores of Long Island Sound.
Oxford Academy offers a one-to-one, customized college preparatory curriculum for each student. Oxford Academy's 23 teachers meet students where they are in their education, helping them develop a solid repretoire of skills and strategies while they prepare for college. Customized programs are designed with consideration for strengths, challenges and areas of high interest. Many Oxford Academy students benefit from both support and the opportunity to accelerate in their learning.

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The Oxford Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 303 schools) for:

Definition of Terms
 | 2021 School Data
The Oxford AcademyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered8-12, PG9-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationAnglicanNon-denominational
Year Founded19061907
Campus Size14 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment48 students300 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesWeeklyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeFormalCasual
Average Class Size1 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Student : Teacher Ratio1:17:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered718
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYesYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$10,000$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsHelen Waldron
Associate Director of AdmissionsJessica Forrest

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses


# Interscholastic Sports Offered316
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Tennis

College Matriculation

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

School Notes

  • - Oxford athletics offers competitive sports in soccer, basketball and tennis.  Students also participate in intramural sports, fitness and Ox Outdoors, an experiential outdoor program. 
  • - Oxford students provide community service including: reading to elementary students, beach clean ups and volunteering for the local non profits in Westbrook, Connecticut
  • - The beach is a short walk from campus and a popular destination during free time where the boys fish, swim, sail and relax
  • LD types supported: ADHD, Executive Function, Twice Exceptional, Dyslexia, mild learning differences
  • The Oxford Academy accreditations: NEASC

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