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George Stevens Academy

Private Boarding School – Blue Hill , Maine

George Stevens Academy (GSA), established in 1803, is an independent high school on the Atlantic Ocean on the east coast of the USA. The Academy is a caring educational community that supports each student with a challenging, comprehensive academic and experiential program. The school experience fosters the pursuit of knowledge, inspires creativity, develops self-reliance, and prepares graduates for a purposeful life in a changing world. GSA offers Honors and Advanced Placement courses for highly motivated college bound students. Honors courses are available for all core academic subject areas during all four years of study.

The school has four main buildings (with a total of 27 classrooms fully equipped with Internet), the library has more than 8,000 kinds of research materials and other texts; a computer center with 30 laptops and the MERI Center to study marine research data. Sports facilitates include a stadium, soccer field, football field, tennis court, softball field, hockey court, baseball court, ice hockey field, basketball court, and golf course.

Sports and Arts
GSA offers three seasons’ of interscholastic athletics including sailing, golf, soccer, and track. GSA also offers an award-winning jazz program; the Jazz Band has won State Championships for nine of the past ten years.

Dormitories and Student Life

GSA has a boys dormitory, for 16 students, and a girls dormitory, for eight students. Both dormitories are situated in the middle of campus and were recently renovated. They have full wireless connectivity, cable television, a kitchen, laundry machines, and common rooms. Students share large double rooms. Each dormitory is staffed by a full time “dorm pare

Dormitories and Student Residences
GSA has a boys’ dormitory and a girls’ dormitory both situated in the middle of campus. Both dormitories were recently renovated and have wireless internet connectivity, cable television, a kitchen, laundry machines, and common rooms. Students share large double rooms. Each dormitory is staffed by a full time “dorm parent”.

Blue Hill is located about two hours north of Portland and is on the beautiful coast of Maine.

Area population: 2,686
Town website: Town of Blue Hill

Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Mid-June

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Campus Size

20 Acres

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Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish

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  • Acting
  • Art I
  • Art I Honors
  • Art II Honors
  • Architectural Drafting
  • Band
  • Book Arts
  • Computer Assisted Drafting
  • Drafting
  • Drawing
  • Earthworks I
  • Earthworks II
  • Jazz Combo Honors
  • Music Theory
  • Painting
  • Photagraphy I and II
  • Printmaking
  • Steel Band I
  • Steel Band II
  • Woodworking
  • Woodworking II

AP Courses

  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Human Geography
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art Drawing
  • US History
  • Environmental Science


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Golf
  • Track
  • Sailing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Book Club
  • Chess
  • Civic Right
  • Cooking
  • Drama
  • Environmental
  • French Language
  • Jazz Band
  • Math
  • Outing
  • Spanish Language
  • Steel Drum
  • Student Ministries
  • Yearbook
  • Volleyball
  • Model United Nations
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Student Council
  • Swimming

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Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Babson College, Boston College, Cornell University, Drexel University, Duke University, Emory University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, New York University, Occidental College, Princeton University, Stanford University, Suffolk University, University of Maine, University of Vermont

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Closest International and Local Airports: Bangor International Airport (BGR)
For Details Visit Website: George Stevens Academy

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