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Fryeburg Academy

Established: 1792
Mountains

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    570
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Short-Term

School Description

Founded in 1792, Fryeburg Academy is a historic, academically rigorous school located in a classic New England village. The school offers specialized programs such as the film making program taught by a director who formerly worked at Hollywood’s MGM Studios. Additionally, the math program has won many state and regional championships.

FACILITIES
The rural 105-acre campus features an art gallery and a state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center where 80 school and local performances are held each year. The school is currently building a new dining hall and student center.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Fryeburg offers over 20 varsity sports teams. The Nordic ski program is exceptional, having recently won the state championship and graduates have gone on to compete in the Olympics.
Fryeburg Academy’s performing arts and music programs are outstanding. The school has won multiple first place championships in vocal jazz, big band, and new standard jazz combo in both the state and the national Berklee High School Jazz Festival.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Boarding students stay in on-campus dormitories equipped with televisions, lounges, and computers. All students participate in an after-school activity each week such as cooking lessons, swimming, or tennis at an off-campus facility. On weekends, the school organizes activities such as water tubing, trips to Portland, and campfires.

                  


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School News

A Teacher received the Maine Music Educators Teacher of the Year


Famous Alumni

Nathaniel S. Benton - New York politician, John W. Dana - the former governor of Maine, Harvey Dow Gibson - financier, Spalding Gray - Actor, Rufus Porter - painter and the founder of Scientific American, David S. Rohde - Journalist of New York Times, Casey Sherman - best-selling author

  • 9, 10, 11, 12, Post Graduate (PG) Grades at School
  • 125 acres Campus Size
  • 18% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:10
SAT Average
1160
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
No
Speciality Programs
Outdoor Learning Research Center, Lake Region Vocational-Technical Program, Fryeburg Academy Internship Program for juniors and seniors only
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Golf, Hockey, Ice Hockey, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Wrestling
Arts
Art, Digital Filmmaking, Digital Photography and Design, Photography, Photoshop, Screenwriting, Sculpture, Theater, Theater - Design and Production, Writing for Publication
Music
Band, Choir, Guitar, Instrumental Music, Jazz Band, Jazz Theory, Music Technology, Music Theory, Piano/Keyboard Theory
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Programming, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, French Language and Culture, Physics 1, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, US History
Languages
Chinese, French, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Art Club, Chess Club, Environmental, Math Club, Mountain Biking Club, National Honor Society, National Junior Classical League, Newspaper Club, Scholar Bowl, Student Government, Women's Group
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12, Post Graduate (PG)
Ages Accepted
13-19
ELTiS Minimum
No Minimum
TOEFL Minimum
No Minimum

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