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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 45 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $82,000
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 1 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
The Oxford Academy
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
8-12, PG
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1906
1907
Campus Size
14 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
45 students
300 students
% Students of Color
35%
26%
% International Students
30%
20%
% Students Boarding
100%
70%
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Yes
No
Frequency of Saturday Classes
Weekly
Weekly
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
1 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
1:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
7
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
60%
70%
Summer Program Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$82,000
$61,200
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$34,900
Summer Program Cost
$12,000
% Students on Financial Aid
15%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$10,000
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
70%
58%
Director of Admissions
Helen Waldron
Associate Director of Admissions
Jessica Forrest

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered
3
16

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
8
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Career Paths, Chess Club, Mindfullness, Ox Outdoors, Oxford Nation, Photography Club, Student Leadership, Sustainability Club

College Matriculation

Year: 2015 - 2021
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
School of Visual Arts
4
Dickenson College
3
Fordham University
3
Pratt Institue
3
Bryant University
2
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
2
New York Univeristy
2
Boston University
1
Clark University
1
George Mason University
1

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
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Lachlan Markay - Political Report, Axios Former reporter, Daily Beast
    • Michael Armand Hammer - Owner, Hammer Galleries, Hammer Productions & Philanthropist
    • Robert Allbritton - Founder, Capitol News Company and Politico
    • Julian Ungano - Award-winning filmmaker, photographer, creative director
    • Takuro Nishimura - President of Nittaku Real Estate
    • Fabien Cousteau - Aquanaut, Ocean Conservationist, Documentary Filmmaker. Ted Talk titled “What I learned from spending 31 days underwater”.
    • Rob Howland - Designer, Programmer, and Producer Founder of Three Flip Studios, a video game production company
Source: Verified school update
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 45 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $82,000
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 1 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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