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Fryeburg Academy Private School

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Address: 745 Main Street, Fryeburg, ME 04037, United States
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Description Fryeburg Academy Private School

  • Location of the Fryeburg Academy: Freiburg, Maine, USA
  • Established: in 1792
  • Age of students: 15-19 years
  • Total number of students of Fryeburg Academy: 585 people (21% of foreign students)
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of study: mixed
  • Type of accommodation: residence (boarding house).

Founded in 1792, the Fryeburg Private Academy is one of the oldest boarding schools in Maine. In addition, this is the first private school in the state, as well as the first American school, which opened admission to the main educational courses for girls! Today it is a private educational institution of mixed type of studying, where boys and girls from 15 to 19 years can effectively and qualitatively prepare for admission to the university, take final exams and get a prestigious certificate of full secondary education.

About 60 experienced teachers work at the school today (all of them are native speakers, accredited to work with foreign students). Teachers are ready to work with students during extra-curricular time, to assign additional classes to once again explain a difficult topic or academic aspect. Teachers not only invest in the students basic, fundamental knowledge of key subjects, but also try to cultivate in them leadership qualities, critical and analytical thinking, to develop communication skills, responsibility.

The studying of students does not end in the classroom - it continues far beyond the academic building. The Special Research Center regularly organizes a variety of outdoor activities: interesting workshops and experiments on biology, chemistry, digital media and environmental protection.

Special curators and career advisors help graduates to determine the choice of a priority university, to fill out questionnaires, to clarify the introductory requirements and properly submit documents. Often the school is visited by representatives of various colleges, universities and higher schools: they meet with alumni, talk about their educational institution, its features, requirements and procedures. Among graduates the most popular educational institutions are the following universities:

In each classroom, 8-18 people are engaged, on average - 14: this allows the teachers to give each student due personal attention, to practice an individual approach. In total, 500 people study at the school today (about 100 people at the boarding house), about 20% are foreign studets from 23 countries, including:

  • Korea
  • Russia
  • Ukraine
  • Brazil
  • Japan
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Germany.

The school year is divided into 2 semesters, between which there are vacations. Every 6 weeks the pupil's parents receive a full report from the school administration: it shows the student's successes and achievements in the academic, creative and sports fields, recommendations for his further study and development.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Fryeburg Academy Private School

Program name
from 50 500 $ / year

High school

The high school program helps students not only to receive a prestigious educational certificate and complete the secondary education program, but also to enter the best universities in the world. Students are assisted by teachers and career advisors: they give advice on choosing a university and specialty, help to  clarify the introductory requirements and the date of filing applications, to collect and send a package of documents.

The curriculum of this educational stage is very wide - it is made up of a variety of subjects covering virtually all areas of knowledge:

  • English
  • Geography
  • Theatrical art
  • Economy
  • Chemistry
  • Sculpture and 3D
  • French
  • Finance
  • Sociology
  • The photo
  • Physical culture and health
  • Informatics and technology
  • Algebra
  • Physics
  • Latin
  • Foundations of art
  • Psychology
  • Geometry
  • History
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Digital film production
  • Art
  • Mathematics
  • Ethics
  • Spanish
  • Alternative techniques in art
  • Sport management
  • Bookkeeping
  • Introduction to law
  • Preparation of portfolio
  • Statistics
  • Biology.

Additional classes are also provided in the so-called "May Trimester": during 3 weeks, students can deepen their knowledge of selected disciplines and study topics that are not included in the general, standard program.

Accommodation, housing and food

For boarding students (mostly foreign students), cozy rooms are offered in a comfortable common residence on the campus. The rooms are mostly double rooms, but the pupils of senior, final grades can apply for private bedrooms. The rooms are beautifully furnished and equipped with the necessary equipment, students can decorate them according to their taste.

A total of 4 residences are built on the territory (each accommodating up to 30 people), as well as apartments for educators, tutors and teachers.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : 3d-design, Accounting, algebra, art, biology, chemistry, Chinese, computation, ecology, English, ethics, finance, Geometry, Globalistics, Health & Fitness, history, History of europe, Information Technology, Latin language, law, maths, Natural Sciences, physics, Preparation of portfolio, psychology, sculpture, social sciencies, sociology, Sport management, statistics, technology, the photo, Theatrical art, World languages,  History of america

Events Fryeburg Academy Private School

There are a lot of clubs and sections of interest for students in extra-curricular hours:

  • Drama studio
  • Student newspaper
  • School choir
  • Foreign languages ​​
  • Photography
  • Music and etc.

The scope and opportunities for sports - the physical development of schoolchildren is an important priority of the school administration:

  • Skiing
  • Golf
  • Snowboarding
  • Baseball
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Wrestling
  • Orienteering
  • Softball.

Often, school teams take part in regional and national competitions, taking prizes. Arrangements for ski resorts, where everyone can learn skiing or snowboarding, can ride on sleds or skates.

Hiking in the mountains with an overnight stay in tents are often organized in spring and summer. During the weekend, interesting cognitive trips to Boston, Portland, Massachusetts and other American cities are arranged all year round. On the campus, too, fun and leisure activities are regularly held - carnivals, discos and celebrations, parties, joint screenings, sports days and intellectual quizzes.

Equipment Fryeburg Academy Private School

The school campus is located in Freiburg, Maine: Portland can be reached in just an hour, and to lively Boston in 3 hours. The institution is located near the huge national park White Mountain National Forest: this opens up to the students a wide range of opportunities for excursions, walks, hikes and outdoor activities.

The campus has everything that students need for studying, active and quiet recreation, sports and creative development:

  • Football fields
  • Fields for hockey on grass
  • Field for baseball
  • Tennis Courts
  • Treadmills and track and field athletics tracks (total area about 34 acres)
  • 2 educational buildings with spacious, bright, well-equipped auditoriums
  • Center Foreign Languages ​​
  • Computer Laboratory
  • Library
  • Sports grounds, fitness halls and training halls
  • Student's Club
  • Photo- Studio
  • Lecture halls
  • Modern scientific and technical laboratories
  • Medical office
  • Gift shop.

Students who want to learn skiing or snowboarding can rent equipment at nearby centers: Wildcat, Attitash, Cranmore and Black Mountain.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The cost of studying includes accommodation and meals at the hostel. The following components are paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Admission fee
  • Academic deposit
  • Excursions, entertainment and leisure activities
  • Contribution to the development of the school + deposit for residence in residence
  • Deposit for foreign students (confirmation of location)
  • Transfer 
  • Compulsory medical insurance 
  • Additional academic studies and English classes
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and  certification of documents
  • Consular fee (payable at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 100 USD
  • Deposit for a course/programme 3500 USD
  • Application Fee 1775 USD
  • Medical insurance 1880 USD
  • Transfer (one way) 195 USD

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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