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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School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Council of Bilingual Education
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool

Student Body

Total Students231 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 10%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / 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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  • Cape Elizabeth
    Aucocisco School
    Aucocisco School Photo - First Day of School 2011
    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 21 students
    3 miles
    126 Spurwink Ave
    Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
    (207) 773-7323
    3 4-12
    21
  • Portland
    St. Brigid School
    St. Brigid School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 261 students
    2.4 miles
    695 Stevens Ave
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 797-7073
    2.4 NS-8
    261

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