George Stevens Academy


George Stevens Academy is an independent comprehensive high school of 330 students, including 35 international and domestic boarding students, grades nine through twelve. Founded as Blue Hill Academy in 1803, it was the first secondary school to open its doors east of the Penobscot River in Downeast Maine. Located in
the center of Blue Hill village, a small costal town on a mostly wooded rural peninsula, the school serves as the local community high school with open admission to students from area towns.
George Stevens Academy is governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees. The parent body is composed of mill workers, clerical workers,service workers, woods related and fishing industry workers, boat builders, carpenters, seasonal workers (blueberries,Christmas wreaths,caretaking, and tourism), small business and professional people.
George Stevens Academy is an independent high school on the coast of Maine. TheAcademy is a caring educational community committed to meeting the needs of each local and residential student with a challenging, comprehensive academic and experiential program that fosters the pursuit of knowledge, inspires creativity, develops self-reliance, and prepares graduates for a purposeful life in a changing world.

School Info

George Stevens Academy
23 Union Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614

School Details

School Type: 
Grade Range: 
Student Body: 
Tim Seeley
Head of School
Michael Foster
Enrollment Management Professional