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Hyde School Maine

Private Boarding School – Bath , Maine

The Hyde School in Bath, Maine was established in 1966 on the beautiful Hyde family estate. The 145 acre campus features the grand 1914 mansion and the original Serenity Garden. New buildings include the gracious new library and classroom building adjacent to the Hyde Mansion and the large Student Center attached to a modern gymnasium.

Hyde’s founding statement is that each individual is gifted with a unique potential that defines a destiny. For over forty years, Hyde has been developing its program in accordance with a simple premise: “let us value attitude over aptitude, effort over ability and character over talent.” Hyde prepares student for college and for life.

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.

Hyde School has an optional program for families as well in which parents actively participate to develop their own character in monthly meetings in their geographic regions. International parents are invited to participate but given the distances involved, their participation is optional. Local host families are available and ESL is by private tutoring.

Academic and Sport Facilities
Wheeler Library and classrooms, Hyde Mansion, Carriage House, and Art Barn, 3 Basketball courts, Gym, Track, 3 Athletic Fields for Soccer, Baseball and Football.

Dormitories and Student Residences
Students live in single-sex dorms. There are pay phones available for student use in each dorm. Dorm rooms house 2-3 students. There is 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 30 minutes northeast of Portland.

Area population: 8,300
City website: City of Bath

Starting Dates:
Rolling Admission throughout the year.

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

Other services offered

  • Academic progress reports
  • Airport transfer service
  • Assistance in acquiring books and material
  • Help with holiday accommodation
  • Help with travels during holidays
  • Orientation upon arrival

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


  • 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
  • Football
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

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

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

American University,Austin College, Bates College, Berklee College of Music, Boston University, Brandeis University, Bucknell University, California Polytechnic University, California State University - San Francisco, The Citadel, Clark University, Clemson University, Colgate University, College of Charleston, College of Wooster, Colorado College, Cornell University, Dickinson College, Drexel University, Emerson College, George Washington University, Gettysburg College, Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Howard University, Indiana University, Ithaca College, James Madison University, Knox College, Lake Forest College, Lewis & Clark College, Lynchburg College, McGill University, Miami University, Mount Holyoke College, New York University, Northeastern University, University of Notre Dame, Oberlin College, Ohio Wesleyan University, Parsons School of Design, Pepperdine University, Pitzer College, Providence College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rutgers University, San Diego State University, Savannah College of Art & Design, Skidmore College, State University of New York, Syracuse University, Temple University, University of California - Berkeley, University of California - Los Angeles, University of Colorado - Boulder, University of Connecticut, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Vanderbilt University, Washington University, Wesleyan University (CT), Wheaton College (MA), Whitman College, Whittier College, Wofford College

University Acceptance Rate:

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

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