Hyde School

616 High Street
Bath, ME 04530-0453
     Tel: (207)443-5584
Grades: 9 - 12 | 150 students
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HYDE SCHOOLS, the leader in character education, are a network of college preparatory schools, with private boarding schools in Bath, Maine and Woodstock, Connecticut, serving students grades 9-12 and post-graduate studies.  Hyde also operates public charter schools in Brooklyn and Bronx, New York.
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Hyde offers a wide range of courses, including AP, Honors, Summer and Orientation programs.
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At Hyde Schools, academics are only part of what we teach.  Students get the tools they need to prosper and grow in this challenging world.  That’s because our approach to education is entirely different.  Our teachers focus on helping students reveal their character and develop the confidence they need to succeed in high school, college and beyond.  And the way we teach is different, too.  We offer leadership opportunities to all students as well as a dynamic leadership track for eligible students.  And, unlike any other school, we involve parents and the entire school community in the discovery process.  As a result, Hyde students and families strive to realize their fullest potential and are uniquely prepared to navigate the tough choices they face in everyday life. Hyde Schools - Be the Best Possible You HYDE.edu

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1966

Student Body

Total Students 150 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 10%
Students by Grade Hyde School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 35%
Average Class Size 8 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Composition, Environmental Science, Physics, Statistics, Studio Art, US History, 
Average SAT score 1608
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $51,000
% on Financial Aid 40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $19,000
Admissions Director Kevin Folan
Admissions Associate Liz Atwood


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
Track and FieldWrestling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Big Brother/Big Sister, Boat Building, Community Service including Habitat for Humanity, American Red Cross, Salvation Army Christmas Party, Dance, Public Speaking, Ropes Course, Skiing, Song Writer's Workshop in Nashville, Surfing, Tech Production, Ultimate Frisbee, Wilderness Leadership Experience, Yearbook Boat Building, Dance, Ropes Course, Skiing, Surfing, Yearbook, Big Brother/Big Sister,
Community Service including Habitat for Humanity, American Red Cross, Salvation Army Christmas Party,
Public Speaking,
Song Writer's Workshop in Nashville,
Tech Production,
Ultimate Frisbee,
Wilderness Leadership Experience,

School Notes:

Located in the quaint and historic shipbuilding city of Bath, Maine, on the Kennebec River, the Hyde School campus was founded in 1966. Formerly the estate of shipbuilder John S. Hyde, the sprawling 145-acre New England estate includes the historic Hyde Mansion and carriage house, which houses classrooms and offices. The Hyde grounds feature the Wheeler Library & Academic Wing and an all-inclusive athletic center with field house, wrestling room, entertainment center, weight and cardio rooms. The Student Learning Center, built in 2006, houses a 5400-square-foot library, a resource center, computer laboratory, and comfortable classrooms, some of which overlook the picturesque campus grounds. Classrooms include interactive plasma displays, known as Smart Boards. The Student Union houses a 600-seat performing arts center, a 350-seat dining hall, the campus mailroom, and a state-of-the-art music studio where students write and record original music. Campus also includes the 1915 Sunken Garden, Health Center, bookstore, and café, the Student Cultural Center, the Spiritual Center, three playing fields, including a turf field, an all-weather track, indoor tennis and basketball courts, and several dormitories. Year-round, students and faculty enjoy miles of wooded running, bicycling, and cross-country skiing trails that extend beyond the campus. Hyde students also enjoy a ropes course with zip line, a 600-acre wilderness facility located in the Bigelow Mountains in Eustis, Maine, running, biking, and cross-country ski trails, state-of-the-art music recording studio, climbing wall, and ice skating ponds. The Joseph W. Gauld Student Life and Athletic Center Complex, built in 2006, provides multiple options for athletes, including a climbing wall, and comfortable gathering spaces in the café, entertainment room, or gracious foyer, which is equipped with a stone fireplace.

Profile last updated: 09/16/2013

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The nearest elementary school is Follow The Child Montessori School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Follow The Child Montessori School (0.8 miles away)
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