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Admissions at Hoosac School

The private school search can be a difficult and time-consuming process, and we appreciate you considering Hoosac School. We pride ourselves on being one of the top boarding schools located in the greater Albany and New York metropolitan areas. Within our website, you will find in-depth information about our school and get a good overview of all that Hoosac has to offer.

Hoosac students are encouraged to do their best and are given the necessary tools and support to help them in their studies. With a low student-to-teacher ratio, our teachers are dedicated to ensuring each student gains a comprehensive understanding of all subject matter, while at the same time having fun learning.

Hoosac is unique in its ability to offer challenging academics while maintaining intimate class sizes, offering students of all levels the ability to succeed. Additionally, most of our teachers live on campus and are available in the evenings for extra help or just some conversation. We pride ourselves on our globally diverse student body which currently represents students from 31 countries and 10 states.

Ryan J. Grant, Director of Admission

Kevin Robichaud, Dean of Students

Thank you for your interest in Hoosac School. We believe your educational search should be an exciting journey toward the future, and we are thrilled to join you on this journey.

Hoosac is a warm, close-knit community that provides a welcoming environment to our multicultural student body. Our idyllic mountain setting, nurturing faculty, and attentive staff all combine to embrace new members of our family to make Hoosac a comfortable home away from home.

Students are challenged to reach beyond their comfort zone academically, athletically and socially. Each student receives constant individualized support throughout his or her Hoosac experience. Our faculty is dedicated to their overall developmental and academic success. The Mastery approach allows teachers to provide students the ability to gain complete comprehensive and critical academic aptitude of each subject.

On behalf of the admissions office, welcome to Hoosac and the lifetime rewards of an intimate educational experience. I look forward to getting to know you throughout the application process.

Come visit our campus and experience the rich traditions that connect generations of Hoosac students. I am always available to answer any questions you have throughout the process. Please do not hesitate to reach me by e-mail at or by phone at 518-686-7331 ext. 308. I look forward to seeing you soon!