Doane Academy

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Basic Information

Address: 350 Riverbank, Burlington New Jersey 08016
County: Burlington
Phone Number: 6093863500
Fax Number: 609 386-5878

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Additional Information

President: Erin Mayo
School Type: Private College Preparatory School
Founded: 1837
Ages/Grades: Preschool to 12th grade
School Setting:

Day School

School Size: 247 Students
Classroom Size: Average 12
Student/Teacher Ratio: 7:1


Financial Aid:

Doane Academy's Financial Aid Program is designed to make a Doane Academy education possible for all families based on demonstrated financial need and the availability of funds. Doane Academy is proud to use the Clarity Application to determine a family’s level of financial need based on the information that families share in the application which includes assets, income, expenses, and debts. 51% of students received need-based financial aid.

Percentage of Graduating Class: 100%
Support Services:

Director of Learning Support & Lower School Literacy Innovation, Literacy Specialist, School Psychologist, Director of Student Wellness and School Counselor

Camp Programs: No
Summer School: No
After School Programs: Yes
School Clubs:

25 to 30 on average per trimester

Notable Graduates:

Bill Barretta (class of 1982), puppeteer and producer who has worked with The Muppets since 1991.
Gene Barretta (class of 1978), children's book author and illustrator, animator, and character designer for the Muppets.
Judith Light (class of 1966), actress and producer.

Parking Spaces/Availability:


Admissions Requirements:

PreK - 5th Grade
Step 1: Complete the inquiry form
Step 2: Schedule your classroom visit and assessment
Step 3: Complete the online application

6th - 12th Grade
Step 1: Complete the inquiry form
Step 2: Schedule your interview
Step 3: Complete the online application

Mission Statement:

Doane Academy, an independent Episcopal day school, Preschool through 12th grade, provides an exceptional college preparatory program while cultivating character development and nurturing the emotional maturity essential in preparing students for life.

We develop intelligent, capable individuals within a community where all are known, loved, and strongly encouraged to discover their unique potential.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Our Core Values:
Academic Excellence. Doane Academy encourages development of the highest standards of knowledge, inquiry, creative expression and academic success.
Character. Doane Academy inspires integrity and responsibility for improving the lives of others.
Diversity. Doane Academy is a diverse community strengthened by the sharing of different ideas, beliefs and cultures
Faith. Doane Academy is a multi-faith community inspired by the Episcopal values of love and service, providing members the opportunity to reflect on their relationship with God.
Fellowship. Doane Academy is a family. Every member of the community is nurtured and supported with love, compassion, and respect.
Leadership. Doane Academy believes that good leaders are those who inspire and work with others in achieving extraordinary goals.
Social Responsibility. Doane Academy encourages members of our community to behave ethically and with sensitivity toward social, cultural, economic and environmental issues.