Penikese Island School (Closed 2022)

565 Woods Hole Rd
Woods Hole, MA 02543
Penikese is a small, family-style residential school that emphasizes community, interdependence, and relationship-based, hands-on education for boys who have not been successful in other learning environments.
The educational program is tailored to the individual and his behavioral adaptations that have precluded his learning in a traditional classroom.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 8-10
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
6 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Penikese Island School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
4 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Pam Brighton
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for Penikese Island School?
The application deadline for Penikese Island School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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