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Hoosac School

Call: 518-686-7331
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Hoosac School

At a glance

Location Hoosick, NY
Tuition $46,700
Grades 8-12, PG Students Receiving Aid 40%
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded $750,000
Student/Faculty Ratio 5:1 Endowment $1,250,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 65%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 132

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 8

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 25*
Average SAT Score (Math) 620
Average SAT Score (Verbal) 580
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 4
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Albany NY Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
Junior Boarding School
Learning Differences
Small Boarding School
All Grades 8-12, PG
Boarding Grades 8-12, PG
Grade Divisions Post Graduate
Primary
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Student Body Coed
Established 1889
Dress Code Semi-formal
School Setting Small Town
Head of School Dean S. Foster
Endowment $1,250,000

History

Hoosac students receive individual attention with a 5:1 student/teacher ratio. The structured setting and proactive advisor program provide support to an internationally diverse student body. The college-preparatory curriculum includes AP courses and an ESL program. Facilities include a technology lab, athletic center with indoor pool, observatory, and arts center. The rural campus setting is ideal for camping, mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding. Hoosac fields strong teams in many sports and is represented especially well in ice hockey, soccer, baseball, and lacrosse.

Academics

Full Time Faculty 17
Part Time Faculty 1
Faculty with doctorate 0
Faculty with masters 7
Student/Faculty ratio 5:1
Average Class Size 8
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Art
Art History
Astronomy
Biology
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Choir
Computer Graphics
Computer Science
Dance
Drama
Driver Education
Earth Science
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Ethics
European History
Film Studies
French
Geometry
Health
History
Music
Photography
Physics
Pre-calculus
Psychology
Sculpture
World History
A.P. Courses Offered
Calculus AB
English Language
Physics B
US History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 132
Boys 92
Girls 40
% Boys/Girls 70%/30%
Boarding Students 108
Day Students 24
International
Canada
China
Germany
Japan
Korea
Thailand
UK
United States
California
Connecticut
Dist. of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Vermont
Majority of students come from Northeast
% of International Students 30%

Admission

E-mail admissions@hoosac.org
Web Address www.hoosac.org
Director of Admission Michael S. Foster
Admission Application Apply to Hoosac School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 30
Application Deadline(s) Rolling
Financial Aid Awarded $750,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 40%
Acceptance Rate 65%
Total Applicants 160
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 40%
Admission Tests Accepted
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $16,500
Boarding Student Tuition $46,700
International Student Tuition $46,700

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 620
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 580
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 590
Average ACT Score 30
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Bowdion, Boston College, Hobart, Lehigh.
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
skiing (downhill)
soccer
swimming
tennis
volleyball
Recreational Sports
flag football
outdoor club/skills
skating
soccer
swimming
tennis
weight lifting
Extra-Curricular Activities
Chorus
Community Service Program
Debate Club
Drama Club
Literary Magazine
Newspaper
Student Government
Yearbook

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Contact Info

Phone 518-686-7331
Address Pine Valley Rd, PO Box 9 - Hoosick, NY 12089
Website www.hoosac.org 
Email admissions@hoosac.org 
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