Dean Foster, headmaster, with student graduating and other students graduating

Visit Our Top Boarding High School in New York

Hoosac. The name has been synonymous with exceptional educational opportunities since 1889. We are one of the top boarding high schools near Westchester County, Manhattan, Stamford and Albany. Our outstanding educational and residential environment fosters the natural intelligence of young men and women, and encourages a high degree of personal growth during their time with us. We also provide an exceptional performing arts boarding high school near to Boston, NYC and other Northeast cities.

The administration and educational staff members at Hoosac are passionate about bringing a thorough liberal arts and sciences education to students through a wide range of teaching methodologies. Our goal is for every student to find his or her voice during high school, as well as become a current and future leader.

An Unsurpassed Location for a Top Boarding High School

Hoosac is located in Hoosick, New York, a community that is close to Manhattan, Westchester County, Albany and Stamford, and not far from Boston, Massachusetts. This makes it ideal for families who are searching for a boarding high school where their sons and daughters can obtain a robust academic education in an area well-populated by some of the finest colleges and universities in the country.

Getting to Hoosac is convenient, making it feel like a true home-away-from-home for students who quickly adjust to a challenging, enjoyable atmosphere of intellectual pursuit, self-respect and awareness, athletic excellence, and study of the arts.

An Unparalleled Education Begins Here

Schedule your visit to Hoosac with our admissions personnel now, and begin your student’s journey to an unparalleled education in the liberal arts and sciences. We welcome your phone call and look forward to taking you on a tour of our stunning campus. You’ll find we have all the amenities necessary for training young people to succeed.

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The nearest intersection is NY Route 7 & NY Route 22. (Approx. 500 feet west of the school entrance) When in doubt, just give us a call at 518.686.7331

Car: From Boston: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike west to the first exit in New York, Route 22. Take Route 22 north for 37 miles until it intersects with Route 7 at a right turn. Hoosac is another 200 yards on the left. The drive takes about three hours.

From New York City: Take I-87 north to Albany. At exit 23 take I-787 north to the exit for Bennington. Take Route 7 east toward Bennington. Hoosac is 23 miles from I-787, on the left. The ride takes about three hours.

From Montreal: Take I-87 south to Route 7 above Albany. Take Route 7 east towards Bennington. Hoosac is 27 miles from I-87, on the left. The drive takes about four hours.

Airplane: Albany is the closest commercial airport. Private planes land at Bennington Airport. Albany Airport is 40 minutes away by car. Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut is two hours away by car. Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts is three hours away by car.

Train: Amtrak picks up and discharges passengers at the Albany-Rensselaer station. Connections can be made from Boston, Montreal, Buffalo, and New York City. Taxis and rental cars are available there.

Bus: Trailways/Greyhound pick up and discharge passengers at the Albany station. New Englander buses run from Boston to Williamstown, Massachusetts, which is 20 minutes away. The school can arrange for shuttle service from the bus stations.