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    Woodstock Academy ::: Woodstock, Connecticut ::: Northeast U.S.

    Woodstock Academy

    • Woodstock Academy located in a charming New England town, 2 hours from Boston and 3 hours from New York City.
    • 1,025 students in grades 9-12, 10% international students
    • Average class size 19 students, Student/Faculty ratio 14:1
    • Coeducational, boarding, no religious affiliation
    • University placements include Boston College, Cornell University among others
    • ESL

     

    Founded

    1801

    Climate

    4 seasons, snow in winter

    Student Body

    1,025 students (grades 9-12); 10% international

    Average Class Size

    19 students

    Faculty

    90 faculty; 87% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    14:1

    College Placement

    100% university placement including Boston University, Cornell University, Hofstra University, New York University, University of California - Berkeley

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement:   Biology, Calculus AB & BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, European History, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, US Government & Politics.

    Honors: American Literature, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, English, Environmental Science, Physics

    Marking System

    The 4.0 grading system is used for all academic courses.  Letter grades are provided with conversion to 4.0 scale to compute GPA and class rank at the end of each academic year.

    Programs of Study

    The minimum graduation requirements grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    Mathematics - 3 credits
    Science - 3 credits
      (Freshman Science & Biology)
    Social Studies - 3 credits
      (Modern World History, Government & Politics, Modern US History)
    Fine Arts/Humanities - 1 credit
    Career and Life Skills - 3 credits
      (1.5 Physical Educatiaion, 0.5 Health, 1 computer course)
    World Language - 1 credit
    Electives - 7 credits

    World Languages offered:  French, German, Italian, Latin, Mandarin, Spanish

    SAT Score: Average SAT = 1060 (math and verbal)

    Accreditation

    Woodstock Academy is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

    Athletics

    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross-country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track & Field, Wrestling, Volleyball

    Arts:

    Art History, Studio Arts, Chorus, Concert Band, Guitar, Lighting & Sound Design, Music Fundamentals, Music Technology and Production, Musical Theater, Photography, Piano, Theatre Workshop

    Extracurricular Activities

    Clubs and activities: Adventure Club, Chemistry Olympiad, Chess Club, Dance, Debate Club, Drum Line, International Club, Jazz Band, Math Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Ocean Bowl, Peer Mediation, Pep Band, Robotics, Science Bowl, Student Council, Voice Ensemble

    Facilities:

    3 academic buildings, Administration building, Arts center, Athletic field, Auditorium, Climbing wall, Dining commons, Field house, Library, Media center, Ropes course, Residence hall, Science wing, Student center, Tennis courts, Weight room

    ESL

    Yes