East School

Tel: (207)771-0200
Grades: 5-8 | 6 students
East School helps students recognize and develop their potential to excel in math and science.
We look to science to answer questions that deepen our experience of how we relate to our own backyard and to the universe.
Our math program is highly individualized, with students working at their own pace.
Students work in small groups to learn new concepts and then work independently to hone their mathematical reasoning and problem solving skills.
The middle school years find a child at the crossroads between childhood and adolescence.
Children in middle school are energetic, curious, and driven to experiment intellectually and artistically.
East School provides an environment where it is safe to be curious, take risks, and make mistakes; a place where respect for one’s self, for others, for knowledge, and for the natural world is valued.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 5-8

Student Body

Total Students 6 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade East School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Waynflete School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Schoolhouse (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Elizabeth's Child Development (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portland
    The Schoolhouse
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-1 | 9 students
    0.5 miles
    31 Lafayette St
    Portland, ME 04101
  • Portland
    St. Elizabeth's Child Development
    Daycare / Preschool (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK | 6 students
    0.6 miles
    87 High St.
    Portland, ME 04101
  • Portland
    Grades: PK-12 | 544 students
    1.3 miles
    360 Spring St
    Portland, ME 04102
  • Portland
    Grades: K-5 | 40 students
    1.4 miles
    400 Deering Ave
    Portland, ME 04103
  • Portland
    Cheverus High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 971 students
    1.7 miles
    267 Ocean Ave
    Portland, ME 04103

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