Maine Central Institute regards each student as an individual with different needs and aspirations. The school offers a wide range of challenging, interesting and diverse courses to choose from. Maine Central gives high school scholarships in the USA and its academic office supports students throughout all stages of high school and post-secondary planning, and places a high value on students developing self-advocacy skills.
Chess Club, Community Service, Computer Club, Debate Club, Diversity Club, Dorm Proctors, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Fencing, Gardening, Honor Council, International Clubs, Math Club, Model UN, National Honor Society, Outing Club, Peer Tutoring, Photography, Science Bowl, Skateboarding Clubs, Snowboarding, Student Activities, Student Government, Student Publications, Theater, Yearbook, Student Ambassador Club, Robotics Club, History Club, Art Club, Book Club, Bowling Club, Captains Club, Communication Club, Destination Imagination Club, French Club, GSA, Kindness Krew, Masardis, Medical Club, Paper Art Club, Ping-Pong Club, Philanthropy Council, Puzzle Club, Quidditch Club, Ski Club, Student Leadership and Tennis Club.
Bates College, Boston College, Boston University, Bowdoin College, Brown University, Colby College, Emory University, New York University, Penn State, Princeton University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Simmons College, UCLA, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), University of Cincinnati College- Conservatory of Music, University of Virginia, Villanova University.
Housing and Dorms
The school offers on campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students. There are 4 dorms, with 1 dorm for girls, and the other 3 for boys. The average student per dorm is 30. The dorm amenities are: Game room, Laundry facilities, Lounge, Wireless Internet, Vending Machines, Piano, TV, Fireplace, Gym area and Kitchen area.
All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.