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Wye River Upper School

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Wye River Upper School 5:1 Ratio

5:1 Ratio

At Wye River Upper School, we maintain a 5:1 student-to-teacher ratio to help keep class sizes small and catered to the learning differences of each individual student. 

11 Counties

Our students travel from 11 different counties between Maryland and Delaware. Our unique bus transportation system, allows for families and students to access our unique school no matter the distance. 

Wye River Upper School - Chesapeake Bay
Wye River Upper School - 6-8 student class size

6-8 Students

At Wye River Upper School, our class sizes average between 6-8 students, per class - with specialty classes keeping students at a 1:1 or 2:1 student-to-teacher ratio. 

50 Students

The total number of students we aim to enroll on a yearly basis is 50.

Wye River Upper School is purposeful in aiming to engage with students who need time and attention in order to learn and become successful in a classroom. 

Wye River Upper School - 50 students
Wye River Upper School

Diverse Post-Graduation Paths

After graduating from Wye River Upper School with their high school diploma, students seek many different paths - from entrepreneurialism to 2-year or 4-year college and vocational school to military enrollment. 

Dual-Enrollment Program

Junior and Senior students at Wye River Upper School have the option to seek dual-enrollment with local colleges in order to earn college credits while still enrollment and completing their high school courses. 

Wye River Upper School
Wye River Upper School

National & Regional Accreditation

Wye River is proud to uphold a variety of accreditations from the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS), and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA).

Applications are accepted year-round

Applications for enrollment to Wye RIver Upper School are accepted year-round. We are proud to offer enrollment and new student transfers throughout the school year in order to advocate for educational change for students.  

Please contact our admissions team here for more information.

Wye River Upper School
Wye River Upper School

College and Postsecondary Advising

Our staff is skilled in guiding students and their families through the process of forming a post-secondary path - whether that be college, work experience, or other pursuits.

Wye River is a non-profit

organization with 501(c)(3) status

Wye River Upper School, a proud 501 (c)(3) non-profit, raises funds to support for our annual fund, financial aid fund, and endowment fund.

Wye River Upper School
Wye River Upper School

50% of Our Faculty and Staff Hold Graduate Degrees

At Wye River Upper School, 50% of our faculty and staff hold graduate degrees. while all faculty and staff receive professional development training in order to apply new learning techniques within our classrooms.