Grades of School
West Nottingham Academy
Stephen J. Brotschul III, Head of School
1079 Firetower Rd.
Colora, MD 21917
Founded in 1744, West Nottingham, a co-educational, college preparatory boarding and day school serving 130 students grades 9-12, is the oldest boarding school in the nation. Approximately 70% of the students board with 30% attending from the surrounding counties. Close to 40% of the student population represents over a dozen countries. Dedicated to the intellectual and social growth of each student, WNA is an intimate yet diverse community providing differentiated instruction and intensive subject exploration. WNA supports a small group of students with learning differences through the Chesapeake Learning Center that includes individualized coaching, programming and counseling.
Select State: MD
Grades of School: 9-12
Boarding school?: yes
Students per teacher: 7:1
Tuition: $18,200 (Day) - $48,500 (Boarding)
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: AP Computer Science
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 13
Cum. SAT scores (math / reading / writing): 1710
Standardized test scores: High proficiency
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: French-9; Spanish-9
School climate (what are you known for?):
HS Short Description: College prep boarding & day school founded in 1744; dedicated to intellectual & social growth; diverse community; differentiated instruction & intensive subject exploration.
Updated 2016: yes
High School Specifics: 100% attending four-year college; highlights of student college acceptances for 2015 include Emory University, Williams College, and Rochester Institute of Technology.
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
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