The Prydonian Academy (or Prydon Academy) was an educational institution on Gallifrey associated with the Prydonian Chapter. Its pupils wore scarlet robes, and were Time Lords by virtue of biology, not education. Amongst other things, the Academy taught them how to instantly calculate "complex temporal induction problems". It had a fortress-like appearance and a population segmented by ability; only a select few were brought to its highest towers to be taught "darker things". (PROSE: Timewyrm: Revelation)
Physically, it was situated at the base of Mount Cadon, Gallifrey's highest peak. An imposing structure, it was a dark, ebony building (PROSE: Timewyrm: Revelation, Lucifer Rising) at the northern border of "southern Gallifrey". (PROSE: Lucifer Rising)
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Since "the Academy" typically means the "Time Lord Academy" in works like Interference - Book One and the Gallifrey audio series, and since Paul Cornell barely mentioned the place in Revelation, it's unclear whether the Prydonian Academy is a formal name for the Time Lord Academy, a part of a larger whole, or, indeed, what exactly it is.