Spurwink School

899 Riverside Street
Portland, ME 04103-0410
Tel: (207)771-1354
Grades: NS | 231 students
Founded in 1960 in Portland, Maine, Spurwink has developed into a premiere treatment facility that has gained the respect and admiration of state leaders, mental health providers and communities throughout Maine.
We are a network of professionals providing mental health, educational and residential services for children, adolescents and adults.
Spurwink works to improve and maintain the highest possible level of functioning for individuals served.
Spurwink provides a stable, emotionally supportive environment in which clients can develop self-esteem and learn new skills.
The wide array of programs and services is designed to meet the identified needs of each client and, to this end, each client's program is highly individualized and continually reviewed, monitored and refined.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council of Bilingual Education
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Nursery/Preschool

Student Body

Total Students 231 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 10%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Grace Baptist Church School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace Baptist Church School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Grace Baptist Church School (1.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portland
    Grades: PK-12 | 24 students
    1.5 miles
    476 Summit St
    Portland, ME 04103
  • Portland
    The Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 67 students
    2 miles
    721 Stevens Ave
    Portland, ME 04103
  • Portland
    Catherine McAuley High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 145 students
    2.1 miles
    631 Stevens Avenue
    Portland, ME 04103
  • Westbrook
    Spring Harbor Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 12 students
    2.1 miles
    123 Andover Rd
    Westbrook, ME 04092
  • Portland
    St Brigid School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 342 students
    2.1 miles
    695 Stevens Ave
    Portland, ME 04103

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The average private school tuition in Cumberland County, ME is $9,808 for elementary schools and $16,478 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cumberland County, ME is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).