Washington Academy

PO Box 190, 66 Cutler Road
East Machias, ME 04630
Tel: 207-255-8301, x.210
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12, PG | 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 
2015 School Data
Washington Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12, PG 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1792 1910
Campus Size 75 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 375 students 298 students
% Students of Color
5%
20%
% International Students
18%
20%
% Students Boarding
20%
68%
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
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 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
46%
67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$38,000 $49,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$12,000 $27,800
% Students on Financial Aid
12%
35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

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

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 13 16
CoursesAP 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

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 14 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Football, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • 92% of graduates go on to post-secondary programs, college or university.
  • Washington Academy sits on 75 acres with 10 major buildings.
  • WA is 2 miles from the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Students provide over 500 hours of community service.
  • Thirteen advanced placement courses are offered.
  • Washington Academy offers a variety of summer programs, including two levels of ESL in a 4 week summer program in August.
  • 100+ courses including Mandarin Chinese and Coastal Ecology.
  • 15 staff and faculty members reside on campus.
  • School accreditations: The New England Association of Schools and Colleges
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