Residential Life Overview
A rich, fulfilling residential boarding life completes the Worcester Academy experience. Time and time again, Alumni of our residential program recall their Worcester Academy experience as a transformational period of their life - whether they were a boarding student here for 4 years or for a single postgraduate year. Developed, are core values and enduring relationships that inform their character and guide their actions in college and beyond.
Living on campus gives students a taste of the real world in a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment. Students in grades 9 through 12 have the option to live on campus. Living on campus is a requirement for postgraduates. About 184 boys and girls, one third of our high school, are boarding students at Worcester Academy full-time or as part of our unique five-day boarding program. There are students from in-state, across the country, and from 20 nations around the world.