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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked ME School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 152 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Breakwater School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maine for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
1956

Student Body

Total Students
152 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade
Breakwater School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Moriah 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.
Source: Verified school update

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What is Breakwater School's ranking?
Breakwater School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maine for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Breakwater School?
The application deadline for Breakwater School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked ME School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 152 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Cumberland County, ME is $18,388 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cumberland County, ME is 70% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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