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Address
856 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME 04102
Telephone
(207) 772-8689
Breakwater School is a private school located in Portland, ME. It has 180 students in grades PK, K-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 4 to 1. Tuition is $23,230 for the highest grade offered.

School Details

Grades
PK, K-8
Students
180
Student-Teacher Ratio
4:1
National
17:1
Full-Time Teachers
43
Part-Time Teachers

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$23,230
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
60%
Average Financial Aid
$9,250

Students

Students
180
Gender
  • Female
    55%
  • Male
    45%
Student Diversity
  • White
    91.1%
  • Multiracial
    5.6%
  • African American
    1.1%
  • Asian
    1.1%
  • Hispanic
    1.1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Preschool

Annual Cost
$16,890
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
2
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    Yes
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes
Living in the Area
A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    A-
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$59,425
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$455
National
$949
Median Home Value
$223,995
National
$184,700
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Breakwater gave me the best hands on learning experience I could have imagined. No textbooks and we did current relevant research on different topics. I was part of their community as part of their family. Every teacher and staff made the school feel like home.
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Teachers are dedicated, kind, compassionate and caring.
Highly recommend this school. The community is unique. The approach to learning is individual. I miss Breakwater School