Wilmington Academy Of Arts & Sciences

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
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