Postgraduate by Design

We are the nation's leading college-prep postgraduate program, educating exclusively young men in the year between high school and college.

Why Bridgton Academy

Emerge Ready to Make a Difference

Bridgton’s distinctive program and dedicated faculty foster independence while challenging students to become managers of their own education.

Why Bridgton Academy

One Year, Focused on You

Each year, we enroll a new class of Wolverines, creating boundless opportunities for growth and self-discovery.

Why Bridgton Academy

Create Your Opportunity

Bridgton has a rich athletic history. Being a student-athlete requires a genuine commitment to yourself and your team. Sound coaching, academic monitoring, community involvement, and a focus on the best college fit are the hallmarks of our athletic program.

Why Bridgton Academy

College Readiness = Success

We teach our students to become critical thinkers who are adept at finding a balance between the academic, athletic, and social commitments they will experience in college life. Responsible independence, maturity, creativity, self-confidence, study techniques, and leadership are attributes where Bridgton graduates grow and thrive.

Why Bridgton Academy

At a Glance

12:1

Student/Faculty and Staff Ratio

Student/ Faculty and Staff Ratio

"The staff at Bridgton Academy were amazing from start to finish." Bryant, Class of 2020

Alphabetical Staff Directory

14

College Credit Classes

College Credit Classes

In addition to our innovative core and elective offerings, Bridgton enjoys partnerships with Plymouth State University, Saint Joseph's College, and the University of Southern Maine which enables eligible students to include college courses in their academic programs. Courses are taught by Bridgton instructors on our campus.

Course Offerings

Free

Skiing and golf for all students (10 minutes from Shawnee Peak and 3 minutes from Bridgton Highlands)

Skiing and golf for all students

Daily trips to Shawnee Peak during ski season and Bridgton Highlands Country Club is one mile from campus.

Golf

7

Year-Round Sports (College-like Athletic Season and Schedule)

Year-Round Sports

Training and preparation that mimics a college experience.

Athletics

1808

Founded in 1808 (before Maine was even a state)

Founded in 1808

Founded in 1808 as a four-year school, Bridgton Academy was chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, when Maine was still a part of Massachusetts. Bridgton Academy has been NEASC accredited since 1934, making it one of the oldest accredited schools in the country.

About Bridgton Academy

Long Lake

Campus includes a beach on Long Lake

Campus includes a beach on Long Lake

Access to the outdoors is one of the wonderful parts of going to school in Maine. Bridgton Academy even has its own beach on Long Lake, a two minute walk from lower campus.

Visit Campus

12:1

Student/Faculty and Staff Ratio

Student/ Faculty and Staff Ratio

"The staff at Bridgton Academy were amazing from start to finish." Bryant, Class of 2020

Alphabetical Staff Directory

14

College Credit Classes

College Credit Classes

In addition to our innovative core and elective offerings, Bridgton enjoys partnerships with Plymouth State University, Saint Joseph's College, and the University of Southern Maine which enables eligible students to include college courses in their academic programs. Courses are taught by Bridgton instructors on our campus.

Course Offerings

Free

Skiing and golf for all students (10 minutes from Shawnee Peak and 3 minutes from Bridgton Highlands)

Skiing and golf for all students

Daily trips to Shawnee Peak during ski season and Bridgton Highlands Country Club is one mile from campus.

Golf

7

Year-Round Sports (College-like Athletic Season and Schedule)

Year-Round Sports

Training and preparation that mimics a college experience.

Athletics

1808

Founded in 1808 (before Maine was even a state)

Founded in 1808

Founded in 1808 as a four-year school, Bridgton Academy was chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, when Maine was still a part of Massachusetts. Bridgton Academy has been NEASC accredited since 1934, making it one of the oldest accredited schools in the country.

About Bridgton Academy

Long Lake

Campus includes a beach on Long Lake

Campus includes a beach on Long Lake

Access to the outdoors is one of the wonderful parts of going to school in Maine. Bridgton Academy even has its own beach on Long Lake, a two minute walk from lower campus.

Visit Campus

Located in North Bridgton, Maine

Broadening Opportunities

Since 1808 Bridgton Academy has prepared young men for the competitive rigors of college and beyond by providing a postgraduate educational experience designed to build self-respect and create opportunity.

Featured Events

Nov 11

Admissions Open House

1:00 pm Virtual

Nov 26

Bridgton Academy Holiday Auction

Online event, Nov. 26-Dec. 5

Dec 04

Alumni & Parent Hockey Game

3:00 pm Chalmers Ice Arena at Bridgton Academy

Dec 06

Admissions Open House

7:00 pm Virtual