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Houghton Academy:
Situated in Houghton, Allegany County in western NY state, Houghton Academy is a Christian boarding and day school enrolling students in Grades 6-12. Most boarding students at Houghton Academy live in one of the two residence halls.

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Accreditation and Associations:

Photo of Private Day & Boarding School in New York StateHoughton Academy is fully-accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSCSA) as well as The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).

The Academy is also a member of the following associations:
- The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
- The Parents League of New York
- The National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
- The Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSAT)

Mission Statement:
The mission of Houghton Academy is to offer young people a college preparatory education within the framework of a Christian worldview.

Welcoming Students from All Over the World:
Academy students come from down the street, across town, from the next county, from states too-distant to drive to, and from countries the world over. Academy students choose to come to Houghton because we offer a positive school community of motivated students making healthy lifestyle choices.

College-prep Boarding and Day School Offering Grades 6-12:

- Full-residential Boarding Program
- Homestay Program
- Advanced Placement (AP)
- College Course Opportunities
- College Placement
- Extra-curricular Activities
- SAT Preparation Course
- ESL Courses

Boarding Students:
A boarding school provides its students with opportunities for growth and independence in a structured environment. Students from across America and around the world have attended Houghton Academy and have learned life skills that provide the foundation for successful college careers and beyond.

- Staff Housing Program:
An alternative to or traditional dorms is found in three Staff Houses we own close to school. These homes serve as the full-time, traditional residences of our employees families, but each house has been configured to accommodate students.

- Homestay Program
Our Homestay Program gives international students the opportunity to live with local American families instead of in a dormitory. Students with low English proficiency attend an after school English class until satisfactory progress is made in speaking English.

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Address: 9790 Thayer Street, Houghton, Allegany County, New York , USA
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