Our academic program is designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in a complex world.  From outstanding advanced courses in all subjects, to outstanding arts programs, to experiential offerings, our curriculum is diverse, dynamic and able to meet the needs of a wide range of students.

Learning Support Program

Program Overview

Fryeburg’s Learning Support Program (LSP) is designed to provide services to students with diverse needs, whether documented or not. Content-area support, study skills, reading and writing strategies, and growth in self-advocacy and self-management capabilities are among the areas addressed.
For students who possess basic academic skills but need to develop better study habits and behaviors, the LSP aims to facilitate educational success by equipping them with varied and transferrable strategies for effective learning across the curriculum.

Program Features

  • Personal educational planning: individual students each have a learning support team comprised of the Learning Support Program Teacher, grade-level dean, academic advisor, therapeutic counselor (as appropriate), and dorm parent.
  • Scheduled, daily learning support: this will include traditional tutorial assistance, but the emphasis will be on developing executive functioning and self-management skills. A goals and outcomes-oriented program.
  • Proctored study halls.
  • Frequent communication with parents/guardians.

Skills Development

  • Setting, tracking, and meeting goals
  • Developing an approach to homework planning
  • Employing process-based writing
  • Planning for short and long-term projects; studying for tests
  • Organizing notebooks, homework, course materials
  • Taking notes; organizing information and research
  • Managing time and prioritizing
  • Managing anxiety
  • Advocating appropriately

Fryeburg Academy

745 Main Street
Fryeburg, ME 04037
p. (207) 935-2001      
f.  (207) 935-5013
Fryeburg Academy is an independent boarding and day school, serving grades 9-12 and postgraduate. We invite you to explore our site and learn how students from around the globe find their place in the world through our exceptional academic, art, and athletic programs.