Berkshire School

245 North Undermountain Road
Sheffield, MA 01257-0125
     Tel: (413)229-1003
        
   
Grades: 9 - 12 | 384 students
Established in 1907, Berkshire School is a co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school that prepares 391 ninth-12th graders and post-graduates for a global future.
Pioneering programs—such as Advanced Math/Science Research, Advanced Humanities Research, and Sustainability and Resource Management—coexist with advanced sections and AP offerings in all disciplines.
Students are encouraged to to embrace the school motto: Pro Vita Non Pro Schola Discimus, “Learning -- not just for school, but for life.”

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1907

Student Body

Total Students 384 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 28%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 61%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $53,975
Tuition Notes $42,975 for day students.
% on Financial Aid 29%
Average Financial Aid Grant $40,574
Acceptance Rate 28%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Andrew Bogardus

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is John Dewey Academy (5.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School (5.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner School (5.2 miles away)
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    389 Main St
    Great BarringtonMA 01230
    (413)528-9800
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