Wayland Academy

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  • Wayland Academy was founded in 1855 and for 152 years has continued to fulfill its objective of educating young people.
  • The Academy’s programs will continue to place a strong emphasis on intellectual, spiritual, and physical growth so that its graduates will take active and fulfilling roles in society.
  • Wayland Academy is committed to encouraging the following core values essential for life-long learning and the development of character as reflected in our motto: “Knowledge and Character”.
  • Our mission is to prepare young people for a successful college experience and a rapidly changing world by opening their minds to the pursuit of knowledge and their hearts to the development of strong character.
  • Since its inception in 1855, Wayland Academy has been solely dedicated to the education of young people.
  • The curriculum of the Academy, seen in its broadest sense, encompasses time-tested activities that prepare students to be successful beyond the high school years and to lead meaningful lives.
  • Over time, the four Corinthian pillars of Wayland Hall have come to symbolize the basic traditions that underlie the philosophy of the Academy.
  • The pillars represent Scholarship, Faith, Health, and Service.
  • These are the components that the Academy recognizes as essential to developing well-rounded individuals.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students 184 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Wayland Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
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