Berwick Academy

Tel: (207)384-2164
Grades: K - 12 | 543 students
Berwick Academy was founded in 1791 to promote "Virtue and useful knowledge among the rising generations." For over 200 years the Academy has pursued its mission through a classical education of the whole person.
We prepare students to prosper academically in college and to enjoy an enduring commitment to the life of the mind.
We teach the creative process of the arts emphasizing performance and exhibition.
We promote athletic and physical development within an ethic of sportsmanship.
We nurture strength of character, individual responsibility, and a commitment to the common good.
Berwick students, teachers, and families comprise a community of learners that instills the ethic of personal excellence.
The Academy is one school with three divisions each designed to broaden and deepen the foundations of virtue and knowledge for the continuing development of each student's potential.
We take pride in our students' accomplishments and unabashedly sing their praises to the "Hilltop." The goal of "giving one's best" is at the core of our mission.
Whether the challenge is found in the classroom, on stage, or on the playing field, the Berwick community joins together in preparing students to become valuable contributors for future years.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1791

Student Body

Total Students 543 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 8%
Students by Grade Berwick Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 104 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 38%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 12 courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(collared shirts, no jeans, modest attire for girls)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,250
Tuition Notes Upper School tuition is $23250
% on Financial Aid 23%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,000
Acceptance Rate 70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Diane M. Field
Admissions Associate Tim Platt

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, TennisAlpine SkiingBallet,
BaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Field HockeyGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Seacoast Christian School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Seacoast Christian School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Somersworth Early Learning Cen (3.9 miles away)
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  • South Berwick Seacoast Christian School
    (Christian)
    336 Main Street
    South Berwick , ME , 03908
    (207)384-5759
    (Christian)
    0.5  mi  |  176  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Augusta Childlight Montessori School
    Montessori School
    395 Portland St
    Augusta , GA , 30901
    (207)384-0153
    Montessori School
    0.9  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  K-1
  • Somersworth Strafford Learning Center - John Powers School
    Special Education School
    317 Main St
    Somersworth , NH , 03878
    (603)692-4411
    Special Education School
    3.1  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Dover Wentworth-douglass Hosp Early Learning @ The Works
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    789 Central Ave
    Dover , NH , 03820
    (603)740-2630
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3.7  mi  |  144  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Somersworth Somersworth Early Learning Cen
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    15 Bartlett Ave
    Somersworth , NH , 03878
    (603)692-2081
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3.9  mi  |  93  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG

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