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 TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.State or regional independent school association
Grades OfferedGrades 8-10
Year Founded1973

Student Body

Total Students6 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 23%
Students by GradePenikese Island School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size4 students

Finances and Admission

Admissions DirectorPam Brighton

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