Shore Country Day School

545 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915-0191
Tel: (978)927-1700
Grades: PK-9 | 434 students
Shore Country Day School
Shore Country Day School
Shore Country Day School's dynamic PK-9 curriculum melds traditional skills with integrated learning, discussion-based styles, big concept inquiry, individual focus, and hands-on explorations in the Innovation Lab for all ages.
Our Community Code articulates personal expectations for everyone in the school community. Faculty members are committed to teaching students to become critical thinkers who possess self-confidence and personal integrity.
We encourage students to find strength in diversity, appreciate differences of opinion, and recognize the necessity for mutual respect among all individuals. Attracting 425 capable and motivated students seeking challenge in their academic experience and the complement of robust arts and athletics, families commute or bus to Shore from across the North Shore.
Shore's superb facilities are conveniently located on 17 acres, 1 minute from Route 128, in Beverly. Special features include Shore's Center for Creativity with its studios, practice rooms, kiln room, Innovation Lab, gallery space, and state-of-the-art 375 seat theater.
Five-day/week PE classes, 2 gyms, 6 fields and excellent interscholastic teams emphasize physical health, sports and team work.
Under faculty mentors, middle school students initiate Independent Studies for the exploration of developing passions.
Clubs and Math Team expand interests.
Day and overnight field trips energize classroom learning.
Service projects and the social "house" system engage the full community in activities, celebration, and weekly meetings.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Educational Records Bureau
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-9
Year Founded 1936

Student Body

Total Students 434 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Shore Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(solid color collared shirts and twill pants or skirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition figures include all fees. For 2014-15 Grades Pk to 5 are $21000-$25,000. Grades 6 to 8 are $28000. Grade 9 is $34000.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $12,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lilia N. Carey, Co-Director
Admissions Associate Daphne Faldi, Co-Director

School Notes

  • Joyous school environment
  • Community Code articulates community expectations for all
  • Engrossing integrated curriculum projects at all grade levels
  • Opportunities for Independent Study in Grades 6 to 8
  • Physical Education or sports 4 to 5 times weekly
  • Grade 9 program offers superior preparation for srcondary school experience

Profile last updated: 08/17/2015

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