About Us

Wye River Upper School is a non-profit, college-preparatory, independent high school for grades 9-12. We serve bright students challenged by ADHD, dyslexia, and other unique learning styles, as well as students who may benefit from structure, low student/teacher ratios and creative teaching strategies. Successful coursework leads to a Maryland high school diploma. WRUS is approved as a nonpublic education program: secondary school, grades 9-12, Certificate No. 3840.

We are located in the Eastern Shore Higher Education Center on the campus of Chesapeake College in scenic Wye Mills, Maryland at the intersection of Routes 50 and 213. Our students enjoy the benefits of dual enrollment, athletic facilities, a dramatic arts venue and Learning Resource Center.

Just 15 minutes from the Bay Bridge, we offer a daily shuttle bus service between our campus and various stops in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Wye River Upper School is a 501(c) 3 corporation.

Driving Directions

Wye River Upper School is located on the Chesapeake College Campus at the corner of Route 50 and Route 213. Enter the college driveway from Route 213 and follow the one way circle around the front of the campus. Proceed to the Higher Education Center, suite 103.

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About Us
"My personal journey, as a parent of a child who learns best using 'out of the box' strategies, continues to serve as the foundation of Wye River Upper School's commitment to bright, creative, spirited students." - Chrissy Aull, Head of School


Wye River Upper School * P.O. Box 36 * Wye Mills, MD 21679 * 410-827-5822

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - ADD, ADHD| Learning Disabilities | School for Dyslexia