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Worcester Academy

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Kevin Breen, Principal
Mailing Address: 81 Providence
Worcester MA 01604
Web Site:
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Organization Description:Worcester Academy is an urban, co-educational day and boarding prep school for grades 6 to 12 and a postgraduate year (five- and seven-day boarding offered to grades 9 and up). Founded in 1834, the Academy is the oldest independent school in Central Massachusetts. Located on a historic campus, it boasts excellent academics, arts, and athletics programs. Of 620 students, more than 60 are international. Among the Academy's most famous alumni is celebrated American songwriter Cole Porter, who was Class of 1909 valedictorian. The school motto is, "Achieve the Honorable."