Breakwater School

  • Breakwater is a progressive independent day school where your child - from preschool through grade eight - will thrive in a challenging and exploratory learning environment.  Proudly engaging and inspiring curious minds since 1956.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students149 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Breakwater School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Noteshttp://www.breakwaterschool.org/admissions_tuition.htm
Admissions DirectorMoriah Perry

School Notes

  • At Breakwater School, teachers, parents, and children are partners in a celebration of learning. Understanding that early school experiences create the foundation for future learning, we encourage children to develop their intellects and explore their imaginations, speak individually, yet work collaboratively, investigate the ways in which they work the best, take intellectual and personal risks in a safe environment, act as responsible citizens in our community and in the world, value diversity and practice tolerance, and aspire to be lifelong learners.

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The average private school tuition in Maine is $8,094 for elementary schools and $30,621 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maine is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).