Introduction

  • Pioneer Academy is an independent private day and boarding Co-Ed College-Prep school for grades Pre-K through 12.
  • Pioneer Academy facilitates STREAM education (Science, Technology, Reading/Research, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) for college readiness and success in life. Pioneer Academy aims to provide a well-rounded, character-building education through challenging interdisciplinary curricula, stimulating extra-curricular activities and community involvement.
Location 
Wayne,New Jersey,UNITED STATES
Grades 
k-12
School Type 
Private Non-Religious School
School Size 
Medium (between 300~600 students)

Highlights

Year Established 1999
Total Enrollment 325
College Matriculation 100%
Teacher to Student Ratio 1:9
International Students Ratio 12%
Teachers with Advanced Degree 72%
Gender Co-ed
AP Courses 10
Average Class Size 16
Average SAT Score 1250
Religious Affiliation Independent
Uniform Requirement yes

Campus Features

  • State of the Art Modern Campus 
  • 165,000 Square Feet on 17.6 Acres 
  • Prime Realestate Location - Affluent Neighborhood in Elite, High Income Area
  • Across from Prestigious Golf Club & President George Washington's Historical Headquarters 
  • Located 35 Minutes from Manhattan, New York 
  • PS2 Sports Facility - Used for Basketball, Volleyball & Soccer Practice
  • Dormitory - Each Suite with Designated Bathroom, Lounge & Kitchinette
  • United Nations Hall 
  • Music Studio 
  • Library
  • Multipurpose Courts 
  • Soccer Field 
  • Karate Dojo 
  • Wrestling Mats
  • Fitness Room - Weight Room, Sports Equipment & Yoga
  • 2 Art Studios - Including Ceramics, Digital Photography, Fashion Design
  • Computer & Programming Laboratory
  • Robotics Room
  • Lego Robotics 
  • 3 High End Science Labs
  • Multileveled - Spacious Cafeteria
  • School Store 
  • Auditorium 
  • 2 Ping Pong Table Areas - with Multiple Tables
  • Foosball, Airhockey & Other Games Area
  • Indoor & Outdoor Lounge Areas 
  • 190+ Security Cameras 
  • 24 Hours 7 Days a Week Security 
  • Nurse

Admission

Interview Requirements 
Yes
Application Fee 
N/A
Application Description 
N/A
Space Available 
49 
Grade 7
5
Grade 8
5
Grade 9
10
Grade 10
10
Grade 11
9
Grade 12
10

Admission Instructions

12th grade strong preference of TOEFL 65+

Test Score Requirement

TOEFL 
Any Score
TOEFL Jr 
Any Score
IELTS 
Any Score
Academic Strength 
Top 20%
academic strength explanation!

Estimate Total Cost

Total Annual Cost 
$45,850
Total Annual Cost is Calculated based on tuition, health insurance, and average local living expenses.
International Tuition /Year
$24,900
Domestic Tuition /Year:
$17,900

Courses

AP Courses 
  • Biology
  • Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • Government and Politics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • US History
  • World History
AP Courses Supplemental  
AP Calculus BC
Honor Courses  
  1. Honors Introduction to Literature
  2. Honors World Literature
  3. Honors American Literature
  4. Honors British literature
  5. Honors Algebra l
  6. Honors Algebra ll
  7. Honors Geometry
  8. Honors biology
  9. Honors chemistry
  10. Honors Modern World History
  11. Honors US History
  12. Honors Spanish ll
Special Programs  
  • College Tours
  • Volunteer Opprtunities
  • Field Trips
  • Int'l Excursions
  • Strong ELL program

ESL Program Available

Student Activities

Clubs 
  • Art
  • Computer
  • Cultural Club
  • Debate
  • Drama
  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Foreign Language
  • Honor Society
  • Math Team
  • Model United Nations
  • Musical Instruments
  • Peer Leadership
  • Robotics
  • Student Goverment
  • Volunteer
  • Year Book
Sports 
  • Basketball
  • Gymnastics
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling

Matriculations

  • Princeton University
  • Harvard University
  • Brown University
  • Cornell University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Duke University
  • Boston College
  • Northwestern University
  • Emory University
  • Wellesley University
  • John Hopkins University
  • New York University
  • George Town University
  • University of California
  • University of Rochester
  • and many more.. up to 90 different Top University in US

Wayne

Wayne is a township in Passaic County, New Jersey, the United States less than 35 minutes (32 km) from Midtown Manhattan.

Public transportation
Wayne is served by NJ Transit at the Mountain View and Wayne Route 23 stations, offering service to Hoboken Terminal, with connections to Midtown Direct trains to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan on the Montclair-Boonton Line. Wayne-Route 23 station opened in January 2008 and offers train service via the Montclair-Boonton Line. There is regular bus service into the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan on the 194 Newfoundland-New York route and the 198 William Paterson University-New York route on weekends, with local service on the 748 Paterson-Willowbrook route (except Sunday).

NJ Transit provides bus service to and from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan on the 191, 193, 194, 195 and 324; to Newark on the 11 and 28 (Saturday and Sunday only) routes, with local service provided on the 873, 704, 705, 712, 744, 748, 970 and 971 routes. In September 2012, as part of budget cuts, NJ Transit suspended service to Newark on the 75 line.
Wayne is 25.9 miles (41.7 km) from Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark / Elizabeth, and 30 miles (48 km) from LaGuardia Airport in Flushing, Queens.

Climate

The climate here is mild, and generally warm and temperate. Wayne has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. This is true even for the driest month. The Köppen-Geiger climate classification is Cfa. In Wayne, the average annual temperature is 10.5 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 1246 mm.

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