Washington Academy

Celebrating 230 years of excellence in education



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Welcome to Washington Academy
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Established in 1792, we are an independent school in East Machias, Maine, equipping students with an inclusive and progressive secondary education in preparation for success in a diverse and changing 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

Experience Student Life
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Connect inside and outside the classroom, making lifelong friends from Maine and over 25 countries worldwide through interscholastic sports, clubs, and community service projects.  Learn more

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

Expansive Campus
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Our 75-acre New England campus features nine academic buildings, three dormitories, and a community athletic complex serving 22 competitive athletic teams.  Visit us

On the Coast of Maine
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Our campus location, provides our students with a safe and healthy environment where the air and water are clean.  Plan your visit

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