Washington Academy

East Machias, Maine, USA view map
Co-Ed, No Religious Affiliation

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Washington Academy has a rich heritage focused on success for the individual. Located on a newly renovated campus in a safe, coastal community in Maine, the Academy has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1 and extensive offerings in art; music; math; science; digital video editing,Coastal Studies and Outdoor Leadership. The Academy prides itself on a caring faculty and unique courses in boat building and culinary arts. Other offerings include AP and honors classes, athletics, certified nursing assistant course and theater. The school offers both boys' and girls' dormitories as well as host family placement.

P.O. Box 190, 66 Cutler Road, East Machias, Maine, USA 04630
207-255-8301

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Director of Admission: Robin Moloff-Gautier
Admissions Phone:207-255-8301 ext.209Fax:207-255-8303
Email: admissions@washingtonacademy.org Website: www.washingtonacademy.org


  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Application Fee: $50
  • International Application Fee: $50
  • Accept TABS Admission Application: Yes

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  • Founded: 1792
  • Campus Size: 75 acres
  • Grades Offered: 9th-post-grad
  • Accredited by: NEASC
Student Body
Boarding
Grades 9th-post-grad
Day
Grades 9th-12th
Total
Girls     25 150 175
Boys     63 150 213
Total     88 300 388

Tuition and Financial Aid
  • 7-Day Boarding: $37,000
  • 5-Day Boarding: N/A
  • Day Tuition Fee: $12,000
  • Payment Plans: Offered
  • Need-Based Aid: Offered
  • Students Receiving Aid: 12.00%
  • Average Awarded: $8,800
School Finances
  • Merit Scholarships: Not Offered
  • Students Receiving Merit Scholarships: 0.00%
  • Average Merit Scholarship: $0
  • Current Endowment: $0
  • Per Student Endowment: $0
 
 

Average Class Size: 15

Full Time Teachers: 41

Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 46.00%

Student/Teacher Ratio: 11/1

Summer Programs Offered: Offered

Number of AP Courses Offered: 13

Advanced/Enrichment Programs
  • 5-Day Boarding
  • AP Courses
  • Distance Learning
  • Post Graduate Year
  • Early College Program
Support Programs
  • ADD/ADHD Support
  • College Counseling
  • ESL: Beginning
  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced
  • Learning Differences Support
  • Peer Tutoring
English:
  • Classics
  • Creative Writing
  • Honors
  • Literature
  • Composition
History:
  • Honors
  • United States History
  • World History
Foreign Languages:
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Latin
Religion/Philosophy:
Humanities/Social Sciences:
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Holocaust Studies
Sciences:
  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Science
  • Health
  • Marine Biology
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Robotics Applied Engineering Technologies
Math:
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Functions
  • Honors Math
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry
  • Discrete Mathematics
Computer Studies:
  • Multimedia
  • Web Design
Music:
  • Band
  • Choral Music
  • Music Theory
  • Orchestra
  • Recording
  • Voice
Performing/Visual Arts:
  • Photography
Special Programs:
  • Community Service
  • Internships
  • Outdoor Education
Distinctive or New Programs:
  • N/A
AP Courses Available:
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • European History
  • Latin: Vergil
  • Music Theory
  • Physics B
  • Spanish Language
  • Studio Art
  • US History
 
 

Department Director: Robin Gautier

Dorm Life

Number of Dorms: 3

Average Students Per Dorm: 33

No. of Girls Dorms: 1

No. of Boys Dorms: 2

Dorm Amenities:
Game Room
 
Laundry Facilities 
Lounge 
Wireless Internet 
Vending Machines 
Kitchens 

Dress Code: Casual

Student Life

Facilities

  • Baseball field(s)
  • Basketball court(s)
  • Fitness Center
  • Technology Center
  • Volleyball court(s)
  • Football field
  • Indoor basketball court(s)

Clubs and Organizations

  • Astronomy Club
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Debate Club
  • Dorm Proctors
  • Drama Club
  • Environmental Club
  • Fencing
  • Foreign Language Clubs
  • International Clubs
  • Literary Magazine
  • Math Club
  • Model UN
  • National Honor Society
  • Outing Club
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Pep Club
  • Photography
  • Sexualities Club
  • Snowboarding
  • Student Activities
  • Student Government
  • Student Publications
  • Student Radio Station
  • Weightlifting
  • Yearbook
 
 

Summary: New Arts and Music Center completed in 2011 housing performance rooms, art rooms, and five new classrooms.

Athletics Department Director: Blaine Steeves

Arts
  • A Cappella Group
  • Art Club
  • Audiovisual Club
  • Choral Music
  • Dance
  • Drama Club
  • Guitar Ensemble
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Tech Crew
  • Theater
Interscholastic Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross-Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Recreational Sports
  • Aerobics
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross-Country Running
  • Dance
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snowboarding
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Lifting
  • Wrestling
 
 

Department Director: Valerie Renshaw

College Information

Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 92.00%

Colleges attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:

University of Maine Orono
Maine Maritime Academy
Boston College
Colby College
University of Maine at Machias

Middle Percentile of SAT Scores

25th percentile 75th percentile
Critical Reading NA NA
Mathematics NA NA
Writing NA NA



Notable Alumni



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Summary: Washington Academy's Summer English Institute is for students ages 13-19, who want to improve their English skills. TOEFL Prep/College Writing and Basic ESL classes. All levels of English ability are welcome and students will be assessed upon their arrival.

Department Director: Robin Moloff-Gautier

Summer English Language Institute

July 29, 2013 to August 23, 2013

Washington Academy's Summer English Institute is for students ages 13-19, who want to improve their English skills. TOEFL Prep/College Writing and Basic ESL classes. All levels of English ability are welcome and students will be assessed upon their arrival.

Registration Deadline: July 01, 2013
Tuition: $4,000
Financial Aid Available:  No
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