Fryeburg Academy

Maine, USA

Fryeburg Academy is an independent secondary school that serves a widely diverse population of local day students and boarding students from across the nation and around the world. The Academy believes that a strong school community provides the best conditions for learning and growth. Therefore, we strive to create a supportive school environment that promotes respect, tolerance, and cooperation, and prepares students for responsible citizenship. Within this context, the Academy’s challenging and comprehensive academic program, enriched by a varied co-curriculum, provides the knowledge and skills necessary for success in higher education and the workplace.

One of the oldest boarding schools in the US and one of the first to accept women.


Grades: 9–12, PG
Number of students: 570
Teacher-student ratio: 1:10
Year of foundation: 1792

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