Erskine Academy is a private high school serving the Maine communities of Chelsea, Jefferson, Whitefield, Palermo, Somerville, Windsor, China, and Vassalboro. Additionally, the academy enrolls twelve students in its exclusively homestay International Student program. The Academy presently has an enrollment of 590 students. Erskine is situated in the village of South China, Maine, on approximately 25 acres of land. Founded in 1883 by Mary T. Erskine, the Academy is governed by a Board of Trustees, The five-member board is responsible for the overall management of the School. The school admininstrators include Headmaster, Associate Headmaster, Assistant Headmaster, Guidance Director and Athletic Administrator, There are fifty teachers and four education technicians on the faculty. The Academy also employs a full-time R.N., as well as a part-time nurse practitioner. There is a support staff of twenty-two which includes secretaries, custodians, cooks and bus drivers.