Penikese Island School

  • 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

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades 8-10
Year Founded 1973

Student Body

Total Students 6 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Penikese Island School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size 4 students

Finances and Admission

Admissions Director Pam Brighton

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