Penikese Island School

     Tel: (508)548-7276
Grades: 8 - 10 | 6 students
Penikese is a small, family-style residential school that emphasizes community, interdependence, and relationship-based, hands-on education for boys who have not been successful in other learning environments.
The educational program is tailored to the individual and his behavioral adaptations that have precluded his learning in a traditional classroom.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 10
Learning Programs Supported LD, ADHD, BD
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 6 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 33%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Penikese Island School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 10%
Average Class Size 4 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Pam Brighton

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Falmouth Academy (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Falmouth Academy (3.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Vineyard Montessori School (6.6 miles away)
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  • FalmouthFalmouth Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    7 Highfield Dr.
    FalmouthMA02540
    (508)457-9696
    Special Program Emphasis
    3.3 mi | 196 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • East FalmouthPeriwinkle Montessori School
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    147 Trotting Park Rd
    East FalmouthMA02536
    (508)540-0215
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    5 mi | 4 students | Gr. K                      
  • Vineyard HavenVineyard Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Po Box 994
    Vineyard HavenMA02568
    (508)693-4090
    Montessori School
    6.6 mi | 10 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • North FalmouthCape Cod Montessori School
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    Po Box 1381
    North FalmouthMA02556
    (774)994-7588
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    9 mi | 13 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • East FalmouthHeritage Christian Academy
      (Assembly of God)
    655 Boxberry Hill Rd
    East FalmouthMA02536
    (508)564-6341
      (Assembly of God)
    9.1 mi | 36 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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