Spurwink School

Founded in 1960 in Portland, Maine, Spurwink has developed into a premiere treatment facility that has gained the respect and admiration of state leaders, mental health providers and communities throughout Maine.
We are a network of professionals providing mental health, educational and residential services for children, adolescents and adults.
Spurwink works to improve and maintain the highest possible level of functioning for individuals served.
Spurwink provides a stable, emotionally supportive environment in which clients can develop self-esteem and learn new skills.
The wide array of programs and services is designed to meet the identified needs of each client and, to this end, each client's program is highly individualized and continually reviewed, monitored and refined.

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

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool

Student Body

Total Students
231 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 12%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Founded in 1960 in Portland, Maine, Spurwink has developed into a premiere treatment facility that has gained the respect and admiration of state leaders, mental health providers and communities throughout Maine. We are a network of professionals providing mental health, educational and residential services for children, adolescents and adults. Spurwink works to improve and maintain the highest possible level of functioning for individuals served. Spurwink provides a stable, emotionally supportive environment in which clients can develop self-esteem and learn new skills. The wide array of programs and services is designed to meet the identified needs of each client and, to this end, each client's program is highly individualized and continually reviewed, monitored and refined.

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The average private school tuition in Cumberland County, ME is $17,542 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cumberland County, ME is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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