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Changing The Lives Of Bright & Gifted Students with Learning Differences 

...because
not all
great minds think alike. 

By fully engaging each student in challenging educational experiences that build their skills and self-confidence to position them for success and fulfillment in all walks of life. Some of our students have ADHD; others have Dyslexia while others have anxiety. They come to Wye River to discover their strengths and find the right level of support to achieve their education goals. Please take a moment to learn more about WRUS and the diverse student community it serves. 

Wye River Upper School students sitting on front steps of school entrance in Centreville, MD
Students learning in outdoor classroom on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay near Centreville, MD
WRUS Students learning in outdoor classroom near Centreville, MD
Mr Martinez, our Director of MakerSpace, teaching students to collaborate in the creation of hands-o
Student smiling on staircase of building
Wye River Upper School student working on MakerSpace project
Wye River Upper School Student and Teacher playing guitar during individual music lesson
Wye River Upper School Students engaging with teacher during outdoor lesson
Wye River Upper School students on field trip to downtown Centreville, Maryland
Students playing with dog in gymnasium
Wye River Upper School Campus located at 316 S Commerce Drive, Centreville, MD 21617

Fast Facts About WRUS

11 Counties

11 Counties

Number of Counties Represented Across Region

6-8 Students

6-8 Students

Average Class Size

National & Regional Accreditation

National & Regional Accreditation

MSDE Certificate of Approval for Elementary grade 8 and secondary grades 9-12, Accredited by AIMS and MSA-CESS

50 Students

50 Students

Average Student Body Population

Diverse Post-Graduation Paths

Diverse Post-Graduation Paths

Graduates attend 2-year and 4-year college programs, vocations schools, and more.

5:1 Ratio

5:1 Ratio

Small Student to Teacher Ratio

Dual-Enrollment Program

Dual-Enrollment Program

Juniors and Seniors can earn college credits, while still enrolled in high school courses at WRUS.

Discover what sets Wye River Upper School apart as an exceptional learning environment for gifted students. 

LATEST NEWS:
What's Happening at WRUS

At Wye River Upper School, we are committed to providing an education that goes beyond just academics. Our blog is one way that we share stories from our community, including events, news, and profiles of our students and faculty. We believe that learning is a lifelong journey, and our blog is just one way to engage with our community. We invite you to read more about our school, our mission, and the people who make up our vibrant community online.

Large gymnasium with stage for performing arts at the far end

Upcoming Events

  • Apr 25, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Centreville, 316 S Commerce St, Centreville, MD 21617, USA
    Immerse yourself in creative expression by students at Wye River Upper School. This annual event showcases student work from art, theatre, and MakerSpace classes. Free and open to the public, the Creative Expo will begin at 5 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. Light fare and beverages will be served.
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  • May 15, 2024, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
    Virtual
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Discover the vibrant campus life at WRUS by following us on social media. Get an exclusive sneak peek into the exciting happenings and be a part of our dynamic and engaging student community. Join us today and experience all that WRUS has to offer!

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Take Your Next Step To Enroll

We believe that every student has the potential to achieve greatness here at WRUS. Our commitment to providing top-notch education is unparalleled. If you're interested in applying, you can trust us to provide you with all the necessary information to make the admissions process a breeze and help you take the next step toward success. We're excited to have you on campus and can't wait to see you reach your full potential.

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