Why I Chose The Academy

We asked our students, "Why did you choose the Academy?"

Academy Stories

List of 4 news stories.

  • Ella Tully '23

    I had attended public school with my three siblings all my life. In 8th grade, I realized I wanted something different. There were many signs that guided me to the Academy. I have never regretted my decision to switch to a smaller school and have found so much happiness.
  • Maara Lovelace-DeGraff '23

    Ever since coming to the Academy, I have leveled up on my critical thinking, decision making, problem solving, and social skills - and so much more. I would love to thank the Academy for this amazing experience and giving me the opportunity to use these skills and prepare for my college experience.
  • Isha Ghude '22

    I was able to meet life-long friends and amazing teachers who uplift and encourage me in every way possible. I have experienced such a growth in my confidence...the Academy has allowed me to come out of my shell. I know I am entering a loving and supportive environment every day.
  • Annemarie Gallo '11

    "Love the life you live and live the life you love."
    At the Academy, each student graduates loving the place they learned. Our teachers guide and develop their students in more than just academics; they instill lifelong values. We are more than a school; we are a SEAsterhood.