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West Nottingham Academy

Established: 1744
Beach

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    130
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Founded in 1744, West Nottingham Academy is the oldest boarding school in the United States. The school's ideal location places students within driving distance to the Atlantic coast, New York City, and Washington, D.C. Students participate in experiential, project-based learning.

FACILITIES
West Nottingham's facilities, located on 100 acres near the Atlantic Ocean, include a student center, a science center, sports fields, and an amphitheater. The school's brand new Innovation Center features 3D printers, HP computers, podcasting equipment, virtual reality technology, and green screen technology.

SPORTS AND ARTS
All students participate in three seasons each year of competitive or recreational athletics. Options include badminton, soccer, cheerleading, and more.
West Nottingham's artist-in-residence collaboration with the New York Academy of Art allows students to be taught by professional graduated artists who reside and teach on campus.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Students live in one of four residence halls. Each dormitory is fully equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen televisions, lounges, laundry, kitchenettes, and internet.

Visit School Site: West Nottingham Academy
Visit City Site: Colora, Maryland

  • 9, 10, 11, 12, PG Grades at School
  • 100 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:7
Average Class Size
11
SAT Average
1110
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Lacrosse, Tennis, Volleyball
Arts
Drama, Drama, Humanities Arts and Music, Photography, Photography, Studio Art, Studio Art 1, Studio Art 2
Music
Chamber Ensemble, Choir, Choir, Music Theory, Song Writing
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Data Management, English Literature and Composition, European History, Physics 1, US History
Languages
French, French Language and Culture, Spanish, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Admissions Ambassadors, Chess Club, Model United Nations (Model UN), Service Learning, Student Environmental Council
Accepting Students in Grades
Yes
Ages Accepted
14-18
ELTiS Required
Not Accepted
TOEFL Required
50
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
Decision: March 10

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