Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register?

Students who are interested in enrolling or obtaining more information about the Sharon Abrams Teen Parent School Program should call (207) 873-4253. A tour, intake, and initial assessment of whether this program will meet the student's needs will be scheduled.

What courses are offered?

All courses included in a regular high school curriculum are offered with the addition of independent living, prenatal, and parenting classes.

How much will it cost me to attend this school?
There is no cost. However, students are charged for textbooks and school materials that are not returned.

What size are the classes?
Our classes have between 5 and 20 students. Most classes have fewer than 15 students.

What do I do about childcare for my child while I'm in school?
The Children's Place is an on-site childcare center for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers that is available to teen parents attending our program.

How will I get to school?
Students are expected to have transportation to and from school. If transportation is an issue, the director will help students find transportation services.

Will I receive any help with college plans?
Students receive help with college planning from the Waterville High School guidance office and from the director of the Teen Parent School Program. Education plans are formulated and reviewed with each student. Field trips to local colleges are organized each year.

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