Wilmington Academy Of Arts & Sciences

Tel: (910)392-3139
  • 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 Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 5-9
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 59 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Wilmington Academy Of Arts & Sciences Student 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
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