Driving Directions

The main campus is located at 81 Providence Street

From Mass. Turnpike East or West
Take Exit 10A off the Mass. Turnpike. Follow Rte. 146 North towards Worcester and continue a little more than one mile to the second exit - Exit 12- Route 122A North. At the end of the exit take a left. Then take a right at the light following signs for Rte. 122A/Vernon Hill onto Providence Street. Continue straight up Providence Street for about 1 1/4 miles, passing through both a stoplight and a stop sign. Worcester Academy is on your right.
 
From Providence and Points South of Worcester
Take Exit 10A off the Mass. Turnpike. Follow Rte. 146 North towards Worcester and continue a little more than one mile to the second exit - Exit 12 - Route 122A North. At the end of the exit take a left. Then take a right at the light following signs for Rte. 122A/Vernon Hill onto Providence Street. Continue straight up Providence Street for about 1 1/4 miles, passing through both a stoplight and a stop sign. Worcester Academy is on your right.
 
From Points North of Worcester
Take I-495 South to I-290 West to Worcester (about 12 miles). From I-290 West take Exit 14 (Posner Square). Follow exit ramp straight ahead until it ends. Turn left up Harrison Street. At stop sign turn right onto Providence Street. Worcester Academy is two blocks up on the left.

Information about nearby airports, suggested limousine services and hotels as well as Worcester attractions can be found on this page.

Directions to WA Performance Center at 14 Marion Avenue

14 Marion Avenue, Worcester, MA  01604 (Google Maps link)

From Route 495
: Take Route 290 West to Exit 13 (Vernon Street/Kelley Square). Turn left onto Vernon Street (cross over 290); take 2nd left onto Dorchester Street. At top of hill is a four-way stop sign, take a right on Providence Street, proceed to Marion Avenue, the second left (after South St.). Overflow parking is available on Providence Street across from Marion Ave.

From Mass Pike: Exit 10 (Worcester/Auburn) to Route 290 East to Exit 13 (Vernon Street). Turn right onto Vernon Street; take 2nd left onto Dorchester Street. At top of hill is a four-way stop sign, take a right on Providence Street, proceed to Marion Avenue, the second left (after South St.). Overflow parking is available on Providence Street across from Marion Ave.

From Route 146N: Take Exit 12 (Route 122A McKeon Road/Vernon Hill). At end of ramp go left at light staying to the right side up to the next set of lights. Take a right onto Providence Street (Route 122A, Vernon Hill, Kelley Square). Travel approximately 1 mile passing Gaskill Field on your left up to the next set of lights. Proceed through the traffic lights take the first right on Marion Avenue, (after Radius Health). Overflow parking is available on Providence Street across from Marion Ave.

Destination Worcester Video

Nearby Airports

LOGAN AIRPORT, Boston, MA
  • Driving Distance from Worcester:  1 hour
  • Toll free:  1-800-23-LOGAN
  • Airlines:  American, Delta, Frontier (formerly MidWest), JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, Swiss, United, U.S. Airways, Virgin America and others.  This is the airport used most by families coming to Worcester Academy.  The airport is 1 hour directly east of Worcester, and there are convenient airport limousine services that shuttle travelers from Boston to Worcester.
WORCESTER AIRPORT, Worcester, MA
  • Driving Distance from Worcester Academy:  15 minutes (~8 miles)
  • Toll free:  1-888-FLY-WORC (1-888-359-9672)
  • Airline:  JetBlue flies direct to Orlando, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL on a daily basis.  Connecting flights are also available from those cities.
T. F. GREEN AIRPORT, Providence, RI
  • Driving Distance from Worcester:  1 hour
  • Toll free:  1-888-268-7222
  • Airlines: AirCanada, Delta, Southwest, United, U.S. Airways??This airport is becoming increasingly popular and is 1 hour southeast of Worcester. It is an easy trip by car and is also served by convenient limousine services.
  • Driving Distance from Worcester: 1 hour, 20 minutes
  • Toll free:  1-888-624-1533
  • Airlines:  AirCanada, American, American Eagle, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, United, U.S. Airways, and others. This airport is a little bit further than 1 hour away from Worcester, but it is generally an easy trip by car.

Worcester Attractions

Residential boarding can be a life-changing experience. In addition to expanded opportunities for academic, personal, and social enrichment on campus, the city of Worcester beckons with a diverse spectrum of cultural, historic, and recreational activities. Read what The New York Times says about Worcester and why Parenting magazine ranked Worcester in their Top 10 Best Cities for FamiliesHere are just a few of the places that Worcester Academy students enjoy:

Mechanics Hall- one of world's finest concert halls
Old Sturbridge Village - one of the country’s oldest and largest living history museums
Tuckerman Hall - Home to Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra
Worcester Magazine - Worcester’s cutting edge weekly news magazine

Suggested Limousine Services

KNIGHT'S AIRPORT LIMOUSINE
WORCESTER AIRPORT LIMOUSINE
  • Out-of-state: 1-800-822-5456
  • In-state: 1-800-227-7005
  • General:  508-839-6252
  • Toll Free: 1-800-660-0992
  • General: 508-835-6436

Suggested Hotels

BEECHWOOD HOTEL COURTYARD WORCESTER MARRIOTT
  • Phone: 508-754-5789
  • Toll-Free: 1-800-344-2589
  • Phone: 508-363-0300
  • Toll-Free: 1-888-236-2427
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS
HILTON GARDEN INN WORCESTER
  • Phone: 508-757-0400
  • Request WA Rate
  • Phone: 508-753-5700
WORCESTER ACADEMY® is a co-ed day and boarding school for grades 6 to 12 and postgraduates. Our urban setting, diverse community, and innovative curriculum provide each student with unique opportunities for self-discovery, academic achievement, and personal empowerment.

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