Fryeburg Academy

745 Main Street
Fryeburg, ME 04037
Tel: 207-935-2013
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12, PG | 578 students
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"Fryeburg Academy is an independent secondary school that serves a diverse population of local day students and boarding students from across the nation and around the world.
The Academy believes that a strong school community provides the best conditions for learning and growth.
Therefore, we strive to create a supportive school environment that promotes respect, tolerance, and cooperation, and prepares students for responsible citizenship.".

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Definition of Terms 
2015 School Data
Fryeburg Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12, PG 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1792 1910
Campus Size 105 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 578 students 298 students
% Students of Color
13%
20%
% International Students
16%
20%
% Students Boarding
25%
70%
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1430 - 2200 -
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 15 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:10 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 19 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
45%
67%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $22 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$49,250 $49,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$17,900 $27,800
Tuition international students $49,250 $46,875
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$35,000 $36,650
% Students on Financial Aid
43%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $24,575 $21,275
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
68%
56%
Director of AdmissionsJoseph Manning
Associate Director of AdmissionsBeth Ross and Abby Chaffee

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 19 15
CoursesAdvanced Latin, Advanced Placement Biology, Advanced Placement Calculus AB, Advanced Placement Calculus BC, Advanced Placement Chemistry, Advanced Placement Computer AB, Advanced Placement English Language and Composition, Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition, Advanced Placement French Language, Advanced Placement Modern European History, Advanced Placement Music Theory, Advanced Placement Physics, Advanced Placement Spanish Language, Advanced Placement Statistics, Advanced Placement United States History, History 101/102, Organic Chemistry

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 20 14
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cycling, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Winter Track, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 43 23
ExtracurricularsAdmission Tour Guides, All School Play, Art Club, Big Band, Birth of the Cool Combo, Chorus, Climbing Club, Dorm Prefects, Eklektic Jazz Choir, Environment Club, Film Making Club, Fine Arts Club, French Club, Fryeburg Academy Community Endeavors, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Health Club Membership, Ice Skating, Interact Club, International Club, Intramural Sports, Jazz Club, Latin Club, Math Team, National Honor Society, One Act Play,

College Matriculation

Year: 2008 - 2009 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Maine 5
University of Massachusetts 4
Colby College 3
University of Michigan 3
Northeastern 2
NYU 2
University of California, Santa Barbara 2
Williams 2
Carnegie Mellon 1
Dartmouth 1
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • Fryeburg Academy is an independent secondary school that serves a diverse population of local day students and boarding students from across the nation and around the world. The Academy believes that a strong school community provides the best conditions for learning and growth. Therefore, we strive to create a supportive school environment that promotes respect, tolerance, and cooperation, and prepares students for responsible citizenship. Within this context, the Academy''s challenging and comprehensive academic program, enriched by a varied co-curriculum provides the knowledge and skills necessary for success in higher education and the workplace.
  • Fryeburg Academy is set in a classic New England village, in the foothills of Mount Washington and the White Mountains. It''s a community of real people, offering a sense of belonging to all who enter, and a backbone of support to all who stay. It''s close to the ocean, rivers, lakes, ski areas and 750,000 acres of National Forest. Outdoor activities are limitless every season of the year.
  • LD types supported: Mild Learning Differences
  • School accreditations: NEASC, TABS, ISANNE
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