Washington Academy

PO Box 190, 66 Cutler Road,
East Machias, ME 04630
Tel: 207-255-8301, x.210
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 375 students
Washington Academy's learning formula starts with the school's accomplished faculty.
Add 100 different courses and an energetic student body and you get a thriving academic environment that is highly individualized.
The Academy offers a variety of courses at different difficulty levels so that everyone, no matter what their learning style, can reach their potential.

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Washington Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12, PG 8-12
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 1908
Campus Size 65 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 375 students 300 students
% Students of Color 5% 18%
% International Students 18% 20%
% Students Boarding 20% 67%
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 13 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:11 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 13 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 46% 66%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$37,000 $47,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$12,000 $26,110
% Students on Financial Aid 12% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required No Yes
Director of Admissions Robin Moloff-Gautier  

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 13 15
AP Biology AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC AP Chemistry
AP European History AP Language & Comp
AP Latin AP Literature
AP Music Theory AP Physics
AP Spanish AP Studio Art
AP US History

School Notes:

  • School accreditations: The New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is George Stevens Academy (69.7 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Blue HillGeorge Stevens Academy
    23 Union Street
    Blue HillME04614
    69.7 mi | 311 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Rothesay, New Brunswick E2E 5H1Rothesay Netherwood School
    40 College Hill Road
    Rothesay, New Brunswick E2E 5H1
    (506) 847-8224
    74.8 mi | 275 students | Gr. 6-12
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