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.: 25%
Students by Grade Penikese Island School Student 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

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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Falmouth
    Falmouth Academy
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 7-12 | 196 students
    3.3 miles
    7 Highfield Dr.
    Falmouth, MA 02540
    (508)457-9696
    3.37-12
    196
  • East Falmouth
    Grades: K | 12 students
    5 miles
    147 Trotting Park Rd
    East Falmouth, MA 02536
    (508)540-0215
    5K
    12
  • Vineyard Haven
    Grades: PK-2 | 48 students
    6.6 miles
    Po Box 994
    Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
    (508)693-4090
    6.6PK-2
    48
  • North Falmouth
    Grades: 7-12 | 13 students
    9 miles
    Po Box 1381
    North Falmouth, MA 02556
    (774)994-7588
    97-12
    13
  • East Falmouth
    Grades: PK-8 | 36 students
    9.1 miles
    655 Boxberry Hill Rd
    East Falmouth, MA 02536
    (508)564-6341
    9.1PK-8
    36

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