Established in 1836, Gould Academy is an independent, coed, college preparatory school located in the rural town of Bethel, Maine. With an average class size of 10-12 students, they offer a challenging curriculum, that accepts every student has a unique learning style.

In addition to this, Gould Academy offers a wide array of competitive and non-competitive athletic programs, including Cross Country Running, Equestrian, Mountain Biking, Dance, and of course, Skiing. With the Sunday River Ski Resort just six miles away, the academy boasts an impressive On-Snow Competition Program, which includes Alpine, Freestyle, Snowboard, and Nordic Skiing.

Gould Academy has a 77% acceptance rate and a total of 240 students; a 14:1 student teacher ratio. An impressive 99% percent of students who attend Gould Academy will continue on to colleges and universities.