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Welcome to The Academy!

Justine Lewis Admissions DirectorThank you for your interest in The Academy. As an alumna, parent, and administrator I can say with confidence that The Academy is an incredible school. Your child’s time here will be filled with authentic intellectual discovery, joy in learning, and opportunities to be challenged in a supportive and nurturing environment. Our small classes ensure that every student is known and valued as a unique individual. The best place to start the admissions process is a private tour, just click here to sign up.

I look forward to meeting you!

Justine Lewis, Director of Admissions

Our mission and vision:

Since our founding in 1969, we have remained steadfast in our commitment to providing a rich and rigorous education for our students and to creating a warm and nurturing environment in which they can explore their passions and expand their intellectual horizons.

The Academy’s mission is to develop thoughtful, ambitious and deep learners. We honor our students’ individuality while cultivating their sense of integrity, their respect for others, and their commitment to service in a global society. We are proud to be an academic community in which every member – faculty, staff, student, and family – feels galvanized to explore, create, and investigate: to take intellectual risks and to trust that they will be supported in that risk-taking. Our 5:1 student-to-teacher ratio, our expert teachers, and our atmosphere of high expectations confirm our commitment to deep and meaningful learning for each student.

We envision that Academy graduates will embody the following key characteristics and values as lifelong learners, change agents, and empathetic human beings:

  • The Academy lifelong learner is committed to excellence in whatever they do. They are knowledgeable, curious, self-reflective, creative, and problem solvers.
  • The Academy graduate is motivated to make positive changes in the world. As change agents, they are socially responsible and historically aware.
  • The Academy graduate is an empathetic human being with strong principles, ethics, humility, and honesty. They appreciate and respect difference and diversity in others. They are socially and emotionally skilled, self-confident, and kind. They have a balance of both physical and mental health.

We invite you to explore our website, fill out the inquiry form below, and visit our school.

The Academy admits students and welcomes families of all backgrounds. The school does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational or admissions policies and programs.

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School tours are offered on weekday mornings by appointment. Reserve your spot today!

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Why The Academy?

  • Exceptional teachers
  • Small class sizes
  • Challenging academics
  • Prepares students for success beyond 8th grade
  • Students share a love of learning
  • Vibrant and supportive community

Now Accepting Applications

The Academy is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year.


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