Washington Academy

Celebrating more than 225 years of excellence in education

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Welcome to Washington Academy
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We are an independent secondary school in East Machias, Maine. Since 1792, we have been equipping students for a successful future. Visit us

Raider Athletics
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Extend your learning to the field with competitive and recreational sports to choose from. Develop friendships, build teamwork skills, and gain a greater sense of your talents. Find out more

Cultural Diversity
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We educate local, national and international students. Make lifelong friends from Maine and over 25 countries from around the world. Learn more

Rigorous Academics
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We prepare our students for post graduation success with personalized attention, small classes, AP and university courses. Learn more

On the Coast of Maine
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Our New England campus, where the air and water are clean, is just two miles from the Atlantic Ocean. Plan your visit

Experience Student Life
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Connect inside and outside the classroom through interscholastic sports, clubs, and community service projects. Learn more




WA's Community Impact

The positive impact our teachers and students make on our community every day is tremendous. LEARN MORE

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Hear what our students and staff have to say about life at Washington Academy.

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