Gould Academy is a small, coed, independent boarding school, located in the picturesque village of Bethel, Maine, ten minutes from Sunday River Ski Resort, Gould students have unparalleled access to Northern New England’s diverse natural and cultural resources. Gould’s diversity is enriched by students from Bermuda, China, Congo, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam. Admission to Gould Academy is selective. Typically, 99% of the graduating class matriculates at four-year colleges and universities. Gould Academy prepares academically motivated students for college and helps them to become independent-minded, ethical citizens who will lead lives of purpose, action, excellence, and compassion in a dynamic world.
Dormitories and School Residence
Gould has three single-sex dormitories. Our dormitories consist of singles, doubles, triples and quad style living. We house faculty and dorm parents on every floor in each dormitory. Each floor is also lead by 2-3 upper class student proctors so security, supervision, and support can be found at all hours of the day (and night). Students have access to common areas, kitchens, and lounges.
Bethel is a small town found about one and a half hours north of Portland.
Area population: 2,800
Town website: Town of Bethel
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