Bertschi School

Bertschi School educates children to become compassionate, confident and creative learners in a global community. But this is not just the mission of the school, it`s also how Bertschi operates every day.
It`s what we call the Bertschi Way, and it`s what visitors experience as soon as they walk through the doors.
Bertschi students are taught to know who they are, who their fellow students are, and the impact and influence they have on their community.
Staff, teachers, parents, and students work together to establish an environment that is inclusive, supportive, and respectful.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1975

Student Body

Total Students246 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Bertschi School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size18 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 16
Yearly Tuition Cost$29,360
Tuition Notestuition is all-inclusive; after school care and one-to-one instructional support are an extra charge
% on Financial Aid
18%
Average Financial Aid Grant$20,650
Acceptance Rate
35%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorPam Lauritzen
Admissions AssociateJessie Kaarbo

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsCross Country, Ultimate FrisbeeCross CountryUltimate Frisbee,

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