Wilmington Academy Of Arts & Sciences

6201 Myrtle Grove Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409-0284
Tel: (910)392-3139
Grades: 5 - 9 | 59 students
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)
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.: 18%
Students by Grade Wilmington Academy Of Arts & Sciences Student 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

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 Grades Students
  • Wilmington
    Grades: PK-8 | 415 students
    1.3 miles
    806 Piner Rd
    Wilmington, NC 28409
    (910)392-2067
    1.3PK-8
    415
  • Wilmington
    United Advent Christian Church
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-KG | 102 students
    2.2 miles
    4912 South College Road
    Wilmington, NC 28412
    (910)791-9564
    2.2PK-KG
    102
  • Wilmington
    Grades: NS-12 | 573 students
    3.7 miles
    3900 S College Road
    Wilmington, NC 28412
    (910)791-0287
    3.7NS-12
    573
  • Wilmington
    Grades: K-5 | 102 students
    3.9 miles
    3705 S College Rd
    Wilmington, NC 28412
    (910)392-5209
    3.9K-5
    102
  • Wilmington
    Noah's Ark Children's Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-KG | 94 students
    4.4 miles
    1501 Beasley Rd
    Wilmington, NC 28409
    (910)395-0059
    4.4PK-KG
    94

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