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State

Maine

Number of Students

430 (18% international)

SAT Average

1804

Grades

9-12

Washington Academy

Private Boarding School – East Machias , Maine

Washington Academy offers a top tier private education located in a quaint ocean-side town. With 14 Advanced Placement courses, the newly created University Institute,a well-established arts program, active athletics community and wide range of extracurricular activities, students are sure to be engaged in all activities they choose.

FACILITIES
There are nine main buildings, including the main teaching building, gymnasium, and large music hall. Across the street of the main building is the first academy building which was built in 1823. Today, it is used for the health center and classrooms.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Washington Academy offers Varsity, Jr. Varsity, and recreational athletics, with many teams winning State championships. The arts program includes; music competitions, AP Studio Art, the Cultural Dance program with three performances per year, and theater with two productions per year.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
The three dormitories at Washington Academy have wireless internet, TV and phone service. They each have a kitchen, a recreation room, laundry facilities and are staffed 24
hours a day. Most rooms are double occupancy.

Location
The small town of East Machias is located about four hours north of Portland.

Area population: 1,368
Town website: Town of East Machias

Starting Dates
Admission is rolling and the school accepts applications all year round until placement requirements have been met.

Estimated Start Date: Early September
Estimated Fall End: Mid-January
Estimated Spring Start: Mid-January
Estimated End Date: Late June

Special Programs:
  • Early University- Earn university/college credits by taking full college courses at WA and at the local university located just 2 miles from WA.
  • Short Term Study Abroad- Any time of year, any length of stay.
  • Summer Academic Term- 4 credits over 6 weeks.


School Facts

Year Founded

1792

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

430 (18% international)

Grades

9-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:13

Average Class Size

13

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offer Diploma

Yes

School Uniform

No

Campus Size

75 Acres

Religious Affiliation

None

SAT Average

1804

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • Latin
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate

100%

Arts

  • Dance
  • Music
  • Theater
  • Visual Arts

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • European History
  • Latin
  • Music Theory
  • Physics
  • Spanish Language
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • US History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • A Cappella
  • Chess
  • Drama
  • Environmental
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • Homecoming
  • Jazz Band
  • Math
  • National Honor Society
  • Science
  • Ski
  • Student Council
  • Sustainability

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Bates College, Boston College, Brandeis University, Byrn Mawr College, Carleton University, Colby College, Dartmouth University, Drexel University, Franklin Pierce
University, Husson University, International Academy of Design and Technology, Middlebury College, New York University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Rutgers University, Syracuse University, South Carolina University, Simmons University, University of Texas at Austin, Vanderbilt University, Wheaton College, Westminster College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

University Acceptance Rate:
100%

SAT Breakdown:

Section Average
Mathematics
621
Verbal 600
Writing 584
Total: 1805

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

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