Founded in 1744, West Nottingham Academy is the oldest private boarding school in the USA. An intimate community setting, the school’s talented faculty help students achieve success intellectually and socially. West Nottingham’s academic programs are a mix of traditional college preparatory with a liberal arts approach that creates innovative hands-on learning. Offering a wide array of Honors and Advanced Placement courses, the Academy strives for excellence in all its students.
The school is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States near the scenic Chesapeake Bay. The facilities on the 100 acre campus of West Nottingham Academy include a students’ center, a science center, an amphitheater, and more.
Sports and Arts
West Nottingham Academy works with its athletes to develop an academic support program to ensure the world-class athletes are getting world-class education. All freshmen participate in the Freshman Humanities Art and Music courses, where they learn about the culture of historical periods to deepen their understanding of the people, while creating art and composing music.
Dormitories and Student Life
Students live in one of four residence halls. Each dormitory hall is fully equipped with all the essential creature comforts: flat-screen TVs, a lounge, washer/dryer, kitchenette, and internet access.
Colora is a small town located in the county of Cecil one hour northeast of Baltimore.
Area population: 2,7654
County website: County of Cecil
Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Late May
130 (45% international)
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Closest International and Local Airports: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), Baltimore – Washington International Airport (BWI)
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