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Wye River Upper School students laughing while sitting at a picnic table in outdoor classroom experience

Fast Facts

Wye River Upper School students demonstrating the 5:1 ratio, outdoor classroom experience

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 families and students to access our unique school no matter the distance. 

Wye River Upper School serves 11 counties between Maryland and Delaware

60 Students

The total number of students we aim to enroll on a yearly basis is 60.

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. 

Students learning in large, spacious, accomodating classroom with large window.
Wye River Upper School Graduates smiling after graduation

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. 

Students conducting a science experiment in a lab
Wye River Upper School building located at 316 S Commerce Street, Centreville, Maryland

National & Regional Accreditation

Wye River is proud to uphold accreditation from the Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS), and the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools.

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.

Potential student or parent completing our Application for Enrollment
Graduate smiling after graduation in cap and gown

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 Upper School 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.

Students laughing while sitting at a table together
Wye River Upper School

65% of Our Faculty and Staff Hold Graduate Degrees

At Wye River Upper School, 60% of our faculty and staff hold graduate degrees. while all faculty and staff receive professional development training to apply new learning techniques within our classrooms. 

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