The Waring School

35 Standley Street,
Beverly, MA, 01915-0191
Tel: (978)927-8793
Grades: 6 - 12 | 152 students
The Waring School is a liberal arts school for students in middle and high school (grades 6-12).
Our mission is to create and sustain a community of lifelong learners who are working together for the individual and the common good.
We assume that most learning in a lifetime takes place outside of school and that one of the purposes of school is to prepare an individual to learn on his or her own.
We do not, consequently, think of school as an end in itself but as part of the continuum of a life-long process perpetually at work in each learner

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 152 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade The Waring School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 670
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 20
Yearly Tuition Cost $26,378
% on Financial Aid 36%
Admissions Director Dorothy Wang

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, SoccerBasketballCross Country,
LacrosseSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Portfolio, College Bowl, Community Service, Current Events, Debate, Literary Journal, Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus, Madrigals, Chamber Group, New England Math Club, Orchestra, Stewardship, String, Jazz, Percussion, Brass Ensembles, Theater, Yearbook Art Portfolio, College Bowl, Current Events, Debate, Orchestra, Stewardship, Theater, Yearbook, Community Service,
Literary Journal,
Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus, Madrigals, Chamber Group,
New England Math Club,
String, Jazz, Percussion, Brass Ensembles,

School Notes:

    • Do not grade or rank
    • Narrative evaluations each semester
    • Status reports at midterm
    • Students receive Credit, No Credit or Honors
    • Honors level courses in grades 10-12
    • AP French & Calculus
    • 100% of graduates attend 4-year colleges
    • National Merit Scholarship Program: 17 Finalists or Semifinalists, 43 Commended Students, since 1972.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Landmark School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is HARBORLIGHT-STONERIDGE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Shore Country Day School (2.1 miles away)
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