Wilmington Academy Of Arts & Sciences

6201 Myrtle Grove Rd,
Wilmington, NC, 28409-0284
Tel: (910)392-3139
The Wilmington Academy of Arts & Sciences (WAAS) in Wilmington, North Carolina is an independent private school for academically motivated and gifted students in grades four through eight.
In partnership with supportive families, WAAS offers a challenging and nurturing environment for students of academic and personal promise.
WAAS fosters the abilities, imagination and motivation of each student so that he or she may grow academically and personally.
The Wilmington Academy of Arts & Sciences (WAAS) operates on the belief that children are successful in educational settings that are created to meet their specific needs.
Meeting the middle school population's needs drives the school's format and structure; meeting each student's learning needs drives the daily lessons.
Making a positive difference in the middle school years makes a positive difference in the rest of the student's life.
The goal at WAAS is to create a learning environment that will do just that.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 9
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 59 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 14%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Wilmington Academy Of Arts & Sciences Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cape Fear Academy (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Myrtle Grove Christian School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Myrtle Grove Christian School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wilmington Myrtle Grove Christian School
    (Christian)
    806 Piner Rd
    Wilmington , NC , 28409
    (910)392-2067
    (Christian)
    1.3  mi  |  349  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Wilmington
    Cape Fear Academy
    3900 S College Road
    Wilmington , NC , 28412
    (910)791-0287
    3.7  mi  |  573  students  |  Gr.  NS-12
  • Wilmington
    New Horizons Elementary School
    3705 S College Road
    Wilmington , NC , 28412
    (910)392-5209
    3.9  mi  |  96  students  |  Gr.  K-5
  • Wilmington
    Noah''s Ark Children''s Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    1501 Beasley Rd
    Wilmington , NC , 28409
    (910)395-0059
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    4.4  mi  |  6  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Wilmington
    Coastal Christian High School Inc
    (Christian)
    709 George Anderson Dr
    Wilmington , NC , 28412
    (910)395-9995
    (Christian)
    4.6  mi  |  133  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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