Washington Academy

PO Box 190, 66 Cutler Road
East Machias, ME 04630
Tel: 2072558301
  • 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 
2018 School Data
Washington AcademyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-12, PG9-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded17921910
Campus Size75 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment400 students310 students
% Students of Color
5%
21%
% International Students
20%
20%
% Students Boarding
20%
67%
Average SAT Score1290* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size13 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:111:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1317
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
46%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Endowment Size$4 million$20 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$40,500$54,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$12,000$30,250
% Students on Financial Aid
25%
37%
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Director of AdmissionsRobin Moloff-Gautier

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1317
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 Offered1715
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1624
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Chess Club, Environment Club, International Club, Math Team, Model UN, National Honor Society, Outing Club, Robotics Team, Silver Quill Literary Magazine, Student Council, Yearbook Committee

Arts and Music Programs:
A Capella, Jazz Ensemble, Pep Band, Tri-M National Music Honor Society

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Ski and Snowboard Clu

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.
  • Washington Academy accreditations: The New England Association of Schools and Colleges

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