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Greenwich, CT
Students enrolled: 863

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200 North Maple Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830

(203) 625-8900
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September 12, 2014
I have recently left Greenwich Academy due to circumstances not related to Greenwich Academy in any way. The high school is a slightly unfair place where how much the student's father makes affects the teachers help toward the student's college application. So if you are looking for a good high school, I do not recommend Greenwich Academy. However, their Lower School and Middle School program is amazing and any child's success will start there. Greenwich Academy teaches students to be organized, responsible, and healthy. Their lunches are all-inclusive, and they have many choices that are healthy with a reasonable amount of sweets to award the students.

- submitted by a community member

November 25, 2013
Sorry, I mean #2 is a bunch of chiz!!! I said it wrong in the last one...

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August 30, 2012
Greenwich Academy is a wonderful school. The teachers are incredible, and they all have close relationships with their students, which I love. The curriculum is challenging, but manageable and definitely prepares you for college. Yes, there are some girls here who are not the nicest, but the majority of students are some of the friendliest and caring people you will meet. Classes are small, and the faculty and administration are really looking out for your best interest. GA really gives you every opportunity to succeed, and will go above and beyond to help you reach your goals. The sports here are top notch, yet there is also a great appreciation for the arts. Overall, GA is a fantastic school and you cannot go wrong sending you child here.

- submitted by a community member

June 25, 2012
This school does a great job of giving every student the attention they need to succeed academically. It is very competitive and students who thrive when challenged will have great experiences here. However, for those who easily give in to peer pressure or shy away from acting as leaders, this is probably not the ideal school. It is easy for someone like that to succumb to insecurities and feelings of inadequacy because the expectations are so high and the vast majority of students are extremely impressive.

- submitted by a student

March 30, 2011
GA is an excellent school. All the girls are kind and thoughtful and stand strong against all the prejudice that they are rich snobs. They always try their hardest and the teachers push them to be the best they can be. There is a fantastic range of students who aren't afraid of sharing their thoughts and opinions. My children were enrolled recently and they can't imagine life without it. A fantastic school all around and I would highly recommend it.

- submitted by a parent

February 25, 2010
I've been going to GA for a long time. It's competitive and extremely challenging. There are some incredibly rich and bratty kids, but the majority are nice, smart, and pretty normal. GA is also good at handling problems. In Lower School, I had a lot of them, but they were wonderful in finding people to help me and very flexible. And I learned. On standardized tests, I am in the top 99th percentile, as are many of my classmates (I imagine, I do not check their grades or anything)

- submitted by a student

January 21, 2010
All I can say is wow! GA is the best girls school in Greenwich. People say that the kids have everything but that is the case in every school in Greenwich, especially private schools. The school is very hard, each girl there has outstanding grades, impeccable athletic abilities, and passion for the arts. It is the perfect school for preparing your child(ren) for college. Definitely should be number 1 if you are looking for a school in Greenwich.

- submitted by a parent

September 07, 2009
Amazing school. It is very competitive, but in a good way. It gives you a reason to try hard.

- submitted by a student

June 17, 2009
I graduated from GA a few years ago...I loved my time there, and I wouldn't call myself the 'typical GA girl.' I had (have) a wonderful group of friends, got involved in many activities, and loved my classes and teachers. I'm no athlete (athletics apparently being our forte) but I can say that GA and Brunswick both keep improving their arts programs. Wick has a brand new theater! The GA-Wick partnership in high school...hard to explain. I loved guys in our classes and extracurriculars in high school, though GA still felt like a girls' school. Sometimes I feel that I didn't get to know the boys in my own class very well. GA is competitive, difficult, super-preppy, and sometimes over-structured, but it prepares you for college well. Additionally, I feel that it does exist in a bubble (especially because it's in Greenwich, CT). Overall, however, I recommend it highly. Go Gators!

- submitted by a student

February 22, 2009
This school is so great. I go every day and I enjoy it so much. Both the academics and athletics are a challenge, but the teachers are so kind and willing to help with anything we could possibly need. The teachers want the students to succeed so much, and it shows. All the facilities are top notch, clean, crisp, and pretty. The new 'green' middle school is great, and motivates everybody to be kinder to our planet. This is an amazing school, and I recommend it to everybody.

- submitted by a parent

January 27, 2009
I hate it. Everyone is to competitive and if u get an 80 every1 thinks its a fail. Dont go there. It stresses tou out and there are no fun cubs to join. Life is suppost to be about making choices. At ga u cant make ur own choices, they do it for u

- submitted by a community member

January 15, 2009
Great School, keep my children motivated and academically challenged at the same time. A large number of girls(including mine) qualify for the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth program. However, the Athletics program is limited to 'New England Type' sports such as Lacrosse and Field Hockey, not much emphasis in any other sport. Not a very diverse school (the world out there is...) although there has been some effort on bringing in minorities. Definetely a school for parents who are serious about their children's academic future. The school strives to involve children in extracurricular activities involving the community, but sporadically effective. Discipline is highly regarded, this I believe is key on this school. It prevents bullying, reducing it to gossip... Overall, 100% better than public school and fairly above average compared to other private schools.

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January 06, 2009
I think the product of GA is fabulous and prepares our girls for College and the real world. Academics are tough and the athletic program is equally challenging. Students who attend must be mature and serious about themselves. It is not a place for the average student - terrible de motivator.

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September 07, 2008
I send my daughter to this school everyday It's a very good and advanced school way beyond their age

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April 20, 2008
Amazing academics and Athletics. A wonderful school!

- submitted by a community member

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Greenwich Academy
200 North Maple Avenue, Greenwich, CT  06830
(203) 625-8900
Last modified Greenwich Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Greenwich Academy Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top