Breakwater School

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856 Brighton Ave

Portland, ME 04102

(207) 772-8689

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 150

Students Per Teacher: 5

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Breakwater School

Our son has been at Breakwater for two years and we have found the staff and program to be outstanding. It sometimes amazes me that a place that he finds to be so fun, with activities that are so creative, still manages to fully incorporate the skills and lessons that he needs to cover. we are very ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/03/10

Our two sons have been at Breakwater School for many years and they have found the academic environment challenging and inspiring. The faculty and staff at the school are fantastic and caring. Also, the afternoon extracurricular programs are engaging, innovative and fun. Breakwater is a great school!

Posted by a parent on 03/31/10

Waste of money. Teachers are inexperienced. Staff is unprofessional. Campus is lacking in adequate space. No sports fields or programs. Our son was TOLD to leave the school because he was two years behind in reading and a year behind in mathematics (despite the fact that NO testing had been conducted, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/27/10

We have had two children attend the school, and it was wonderful for both of them. They could be themselves, felt emotionally safe, loved their teachers, loved learning new things, and gained tremendous confidence in their ability to complete what was asked of them - particularly longer projects or papers.

Posted by a parent on 02/11/10

I have been involved in the field of early education for 30 years, and, as both a teacher and a parent, have worked and observed in a multitude of schools. None have matched the excellence of Breakwater. It is an honor to work among such highly educated professionals who share a passion for assuring ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 01/10/10

Breakwater is FANTASTIC for parents AND kids! :)

Posted by a parent on 04/04/09

Our younger son is in Pre-K (Beginners) at Breakwater and he loves it. The teachers are really wonderful helping each child to explore themselves and their world in a safe and happy environment. Parents are very involved in all school activities. The whole atmosphere of the place is really positive. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/10/04

We love Breakwater, and it truly is a wonderful community of people who are closely involved in their child's education. Parental volunteering is encouraged, which is appreciated. My sons are thriving under the watchful and dedicated eyes of their highly proficient and engaged teachers. There are ongoing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/24/04

Breakwater is a fanstastic, close knit community. Children interact with other classes. The level of learning and nurturing is impressive. You can feel the positive energy when you walk through the school gates. Families come from all over Southern Maine. Our daughter is a pre-schooler and loves everything ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/06/04

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Portland schools — Breakwater School is located at 856 Brighton Ave, Portland ME 04102. 856 Brighton Ave is in the 04102 ZIP code in Portland, ME Breakwater School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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