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Washington Academy

Established: 1792
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School Facts

  • Number of Students
    430
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Located on the coast of northeastern Maine, Washington Academy offers unique programs such as a high-level coastal ecology/marine biology track and hands-on vocational options including boat building, health occupations, and culinary arts, as well as AP, honors, and college credit courses.

FACILITIES
Washington Academy's facilities include an industrial arts building, a gymnasium, several athletic fields and courts, a fine arts building, and a large music hall. The first academy building, built in 1823, houses classrooms and the health center.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Many of Washington Academy's competitive sports teams, including soccer, cheering, and basketball, have won state championships. The school's tennis team is extremely popular among the student body.
The school's arts department puts on plays throughout each school year and an annual Spring Show. Students also have the opportunity to learn to play the guitar or study cultural dance.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Washington Academy's three dormitories are equipped with phone service, wireless internet, televisions, and large kitchens. Boarding students participate in the residential life curriculum, which facilitates weekend trips and events, family-style dinners, and daily extracurriculars.

                  


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Visit City Site: East Machias, Maine

  • 9, 10, 11, 12, PG Grades at School
  • 72 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
Yes
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:13
Average Class Size
13
SAT Average
1290
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Speciality Programs
Coastal Ecology and Marine Biology program
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country Running, Football, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling
Arts
Studio Art, Theater, Visual Arts
Music
Jazz Band, Music Theory
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Latin Language, Physics 1, Spanish Language and Culture, Statistics, US History
Languages
Chinese, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
A Cappella, Art Club, Ballroom Dancing, Chess Club, Environmental, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Graduation Ball Preparatory Committee, Literary Magazine, Math Team, Media and Technology, Music Appreciation, National Honor Society, Newspaper Club, Science Fair, Student Council, Sustainability, Thespian Society
Accepting Students in Grades
9, 10, 11, 12
Ages Accepted
14-17
TOEFL Minimum
G9: 32-44, G10: 45-63, G11: 64-75, G12: 75+
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
To be considered for G12, you must have studied in an English speaking country for at least one year and score 75+ on the TOEFL

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