Wayland Academy

  • Wayland Academy was founded in 1855 and continues to prepare young women and men for lives of leadership and pupose.
  • The Academy's programs celebrate intellectual, spiritual, and physical growth so that its graduates will take active and fulfilling roles in society.
  • Wayland Academy is committed to encouraging the following core values essential for life-long learning and the development of character as reflected in our motto: "Knowledge and Character".

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1855

Student Body

Total Students191 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Wayland Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses20 courses
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1 / Feb. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,655
Tuition NotesAdditional information about affording Wayland and financing your education can be found at our website.
Acceptance Rate
22%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDr. Joshua Labove
Admissions AssociateLindsay Knaup

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
Ice HockeySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

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