Waynflete

  • Waynflete School is a co-educational, private day school enrolling 560+ students in Preschool through Grade 12.  Waynflete offers challenging academics in a supportive environment

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1898

Student Body

Total Students560 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 10%
Students by Grade Waynflete Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size11 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesNumerous college-level electives, Various English Intensive Courses, Various Science Intensive Courses
Average SAT score1257
Average ACT score27
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$32,920
Tuition NotesPreschool starts at $11,175. For Middle and Upper School is $32820.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant$21,507
Acceptance Rate
37%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLynne Breen
Admissions AssociateFiona Haslett
Endowment Size$25.44 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, TennisAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCrew,
Cross CountryDance,
Field HockeyGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Nordic SkiingSailing,
SoccerSwimming,
Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.The Upper School has over 40 clubs and organizations

Club or Organization:
See Middle School Activities: https://www.waynflete.org/student-life/middle-school/activities-program, See Upper School Activities: https://www.waynflete.org/student-life/upper-school/activities

Arts and Music Programs:
Arts and Music Programs: https://www.waynflete.org/arts/performing-arts

School Notes

  • Waynflete School is a place of active learning-of collaboration and individual inquiry. It is a place where it is safe to make mistakes and possible to make a difference. It is a place to preserve childhood and prepare for adulthood- where rigorous expectations and playful habits of mind are equally important. It is a place where students of all ages find joy in learning, and come to embrace it as a lifelong pursuit.

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    South Portland, ME 04106
    (207) 799-6661
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    11.4 miles
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    Yarmouth, ME 04096
    (207) 846-9051
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    366
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    28.8 miles
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    (207) 443-5584
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    4.5 miles
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