Worcester Academy has limited spaces available for the 2017-18 school year. Interested in applying? Inquire today and contact the Admission Office.
Thank you for visiting us on the Hilltop! If you are looking for an exceptional independent school that has been educating and inspiring young people since 1834, you have come to the right place.
Our students are proactive, engaged learners, surrounded by a faculty of exceptional educators; committed to mentoring students throughout their educational journey. Worcester Academy students live our motto, “Achieve the Honorable” each day by doing their individual best and by supporting classmates to do the same.
Worcester Academy encourages students to pursue their passions, as well as to develop new ones. We have a tradition of excellence in athletics, an outstanding visual and performing arts program, a State Championship Math team, and clubs and activities to engage students with the most diverse of interests.
By exploring our website, you have taken the first step in getting to know the unique and vibrant community of Worcester Academy. The best way to discover all that Worcester Academy has to offer is to visit. We look forward to you meeting our students and faculty, and experiencing for yourself what makes the Worcester Academy experience so special!
Director of Admission and Financial Aid
“There is an ideal balance between tradition and innovation. Tradition is seen in the Board of Monitors, the dress code, and respectful communication with adults yet the process of learning is filled with innovation, creative problem solving and forward thinking.” - Parent, '14
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.