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Founded in 1834, Worcester Academy is located in Central Massachusetts and in the heart of New England. In addition to four foreign language options, Worcester Academy offers a STEAM Program, over 21 Advanced Placement Courses, 19 Honors Courses, and 3 College Level Courses. Students are also engaged with community service and logged over 23,000 community service hours last year.
Worcester Academy's academic buildings were renovated in the past 5 years and they also have a new performing arts facility. Worcester Academy has multiple gymnasiums and athletic fields, with their New Balance Field having 36 acres of land for athletic facilities. Residence Hall facilities at Worcester Academy include common areas, TV lounges, kitchens, and laundry facilities. All high school students are also issued laptops.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Worcester Academy offers all major sports at a competitive level in the Fall, Winter, and Spring and also have crew and wrestling. Worcester Academy is a member of the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) and competes against the top tier of New England prep schools.
Offering a wide variety of arts, international students can participate in an award-winning theater program. The school also has unique classes such as broadcasting and architecture.
DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Worcester itself is a city location, but it is also only an hour away from Boston. Students can Worcester Academy is very active in the Worcester Community, partnering with different community service organizations such as Habitat for Humanity where students help others in their community, but also all over the United States.
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