- The Wilmington Academy of Arts & Sciences (WAAS) in Wilmington, North Carolina is an independent private school for academically motivated and gifted students in grades four through eight.
- In partnership with supportive families, WAAS offers a challenging and nurturing environment for students of academic and personal promise.
- WAAS fosters the abilities, imagination and motivation of each student so that he or she may grow academically and personally.
- The Wilmington Academy of Arts & Sciences (WAAS) operates on the belief that children are successful in educational settings that are created to meet their specific needs.
- Meeting the middle school population's needs drives the school's format and structure; meeting each student's learning needs drives the daily lessons.
- Making a positive difference in the middle school years makes a positive difference in the rest of the student's life.
- The goal at WAAS is to create a learning environment that will do just that.
|School Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other special emphasis association(s)|
|Grades Offered||Grades 5-9|
|Total Students||59 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 18%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||6 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
- School Location Miles Grades Students
WilmingtonGrades: NS-12 | 616 students
3900 S College Road
Wilmington, NC 28412
WilmingtonGrades: PK-8 | 415 students
806 Piner Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
ShallotteGrades: K-9 | 46 students
Po Box 1988
Shallotte, NC 28459
WilmingtonGrades: PK-8 | 256 students
217 South 4th St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
WilmingtonGrades: 5-12 | 24 students
3110 Randall Pkwy 1
Wilmington, NC 28403
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