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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 8-10
  • Students: 6 students
  • Average class size: 4 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-10
Year Founded
1973
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
6 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Penikese Island School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Pam Brighton

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 8-10
  • Students: 6 students
  • Average class size: 4 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Barnstable County, MA is $11,381 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Barnstable County, MA is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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