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SAT Average



9-12 PG

Hyde School Maine

Private Boarding School – Bath , Maine

Located in the historic ship-building city of Bath, Maine, the Hyde School Bath campus was founded in 1966. Hyde’s college preparatory program is based upon the development of character and promotes an interdisciplinary curriculum encompassing traditional secondary academics, athletics, performing arts, and community service. In addition to traditional grading, faculty and peer evaluations are stressed. An unusual degree of responsibility is given to each student in the overall decision-making and operation of the school and students are encouraged to develop their leadership abilities.

Formerly the estate of shipbuilder John S. Hyde, the sprawling 145-acre New England campus includes several restored historic buildings. The stunning campus includes the Wheeler Library, an all-inclusive athletic center with field house, wrestling room, entertainment center, weight and cardio rooms overlooking a garden, bookstore, café, the Student Cultural Center, the Spiritual Center, three playing fields including a turf field, an all-weather track, indoor tennis and basketball courts, and several dormitories. Year-round, students and faculty enjoy miles of wooded running, bicycling, and cross-country skiing trails that extend beyond the campus.

Sports and Arts
Hyde’s community is composed of many individuals of varying athletic backgrounds and interests; therefore, they offer a comprehensive sports program to peak interests. Students can explore their artistic interests in the Art Barn, an old renovated barn with a front window that allows for plenty of natural light, or record their own original music in a fully-equipped professional recording studio.

Dormitories and Student Life
Students live in single-sex dorms and each room houses between 2-3 students. There are pay phones available for student use in each dorm. There is also a student life and activity center where students can play games and watch TV/movies.

The city of Bath is a quaint tourist area about 35 minutes northeast of Portland.

Area population: 8,357
City website: City of Bath

Starting Dates:
Rolling Admission throughout the year.

Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Late May  

School Facts

Year Founded


Student Population


Number of Students



9-12 PG

Teacher/Student Ratio


Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Campus Size

145 Acres

Religious Affiliation


SAT Average


Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate



  • Foundations of Art
  • Continuing Art Studies
  • Advanced Integrated Art
  • Introduction to Music and Songwriting
  • Advanced Music Theory and Performance
  • Sound Engineering and Stage Production
  • Public Speaking
  • Dramatic Performance

AP Courses

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


  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters
  • Campus Singers
  • Community Service
  • Dance
  • Peer Leadership
  • Public Speaking
  • Robotics
  • Service Learning
  • Ski
  • Soldiers Newspaper
  • Supervisor Of Dormitory
  • Tech Crew
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Wilderness Experience
  • Yearbook
  • Youth Group

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Boston University, Brandeis University, Berklee College of Music, George Washington University, New York University, Savannah College of Art and Design, Syracuse University, University of Connecticut, University of California, University of Massachusetts, University of Michigan, University of South Carolina, University of Wisconsin Madison

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Closest International and Local Airports: Portland International Jetport (PWM), Boston International Airport (BOS)
For Details Visit Website: Hyde School - Maine

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