Wayland Academy Of Framingham

  • Wayland Academy of Framingham is an independent, nonprofit elementary school for gifted, academically talented, and above average boys and girls in grades Pre-K through 8.
  • The Wayland Academy is dedicated to the total growth and development of each student.
  • It places strong emphasis on academic excellence while at the same time fostering qualities of self-discipline, self-respect and recognition of the rights and properties of others.
  • The Wayland Academy can best be described as a traditional structured school which stresses the basic skills.
  • At the same time children are encouraged to develop the ability to think independently and creatively.
  • The academic goal of the teaching staff is to provide a climate in which persistence, enthusiasm and the love of learning are encouraged.
  • A strong attempt is made to encourage intellectual curiousity, to develop critical reasoning and to promote self-esteem, self-confidence and self motivation.
  • Stress is laid on the importance and interrelatedness of reading, creative writing, spelling, penmanship, mathematics, social studies, science and technology, the fine arts and physical education.
  • Our grading system is specially designed to emphasize effort above pure achievement in order to stress with each individual student the importance of performing at their highest level of potential.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students33 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Wayland Academy Of Framingham Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • Wayland Academy of Framingham is an independent, nonprofit elementary school for gifted, academically talented, and above average boys and girls in grades Pre-K through 8. The Wayland Academy is dedicated to the total growth and development of each student. It places strong emphasis on academic excellence while at the same time fostering qualities of self-discipline, self-respect and recognition of the rights and properties of others. The Wayland Academy can best be described as a traditional structured school which stresses the basic skills. At the same time children are encouraged to develop the ability to think independently and creatively. The academic goal of the teaching staff is to provide a climate in which persistence, enthusiasm and the love of learning are encouraged. A strong attempt is made to encourage intellectual curiousity, to develop critical reasoning and to promote self-esteem, self-confidence and self motivation. Stress is laid on the importance and interrelatedness of reading, creative writing, spelling, penmanship, mathematics, social studies, science and technology, the fine arts and physical education. Our grading system is specially designed to emphasize effort above pure achievement in order to stress with each individual student the importance of performing at their highest level of potential.
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