School DescriptionSCHOOL 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.
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.
Visit School Site: Washington Academy
Visit City Site: East Machias, Maine
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 72 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
Average Class Size13
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Speciality ProgramsCoastal Ecology and Marine Biology program
Accepting Students in GradesNo
TOEFL RequiredG9: 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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