5.00 (9 reviews)
Tel: (978) 777-4699
Clark School Photo #2 - Clark School offers an innovative curriculum with a focus in technology. Offering virtual reality, 3D printing, coding, robotics, video & audio production. Remote learning options available. Use of technology in the classroom through speech to text, audio books, apps & visual aids.
Clark School Photo #3 - Clark School's beautiful New England campus, located in Rowley, MA across from the Ipswich Country Club. Clark offers small class sizes with only 160 students total grades K-12.
Clark School Photo #4 - A focus in the visual arts. Students have classes in our incredible art studio every week. With offerings in painting, photography, digital art, sculptures, drawing & more!
Clark School Photo #5 - Clark has a focus in theater and performing arts. We put on 6-8 shows a year in our black box theater. Students also have the opportunity to compete in the METG Drama Festival. We also offer dance, singing, acting & more!
Clark School Photo #6 - Clark offers an individualized curriculum with a focus in executive functioning skills for grades K-12. We offer academic supports in the classroom and in our learning centers.
Clark School Photo #7 - Clark School loves field trips! We go on lots of local trips to parks, museums, theaters and more! We also offer bigger trips through EF to places like New York, Grand Canyon, Florida, Canada, etc. We also go every year to the Hulbert Outdoor Center in Vermont, it is a super fun project adventure, team building, ropes course camp.
Clark School Photo #8 - Clark School offers a hands-on and project based curriculum for grades K-12.
Clark School Photo #9 - Clark School's Lower School (K-8) is part of the Montessori league and offers a variety of after school clubs & sports. High School is part of the MIAA Co-op so HS students can play sports at surrounding high schools.
At Clark School we help students recognize the way they learn best and tailor a program to that learning style.
Our goal is to provide students with the tools for healthy social development, good study habits, organizational skills, time management skills, problem solving, and ultimately a valuable education.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||Dyslexia, Mild Language Based LD, Executive Functioning, Other|
|Total Students||180 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 23%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||35 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Visit https://www.clarkschool.com/tuition-financial-aid|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$825|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Jeff Clark|
|Admissions Associate||Melissa Simons|
|Total Sports Offered||8 sports|
|Sports||Alpine Skiing, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Rock Climbing, Rugby, SoccerAlpine Skiing, Crew,|
Cross Country, Dance,
Flag Football, Rock Climbing,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||14 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Destination Imagination, Gaming, Student Council, WonderLab Robotics, Yearbook
Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, K-8 Musical
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Cross Country, Flag Football, Outdoor Fun & Games, Rock Climbing, Rowing, Rugby, Soccer
- At Clark School we help students recognize the way they learn best and tailor a program to that learning style.
- Our goal is to provide students with the tools for healthy social development, good study habits, organizational skills, time management skills, problem solving, and ultimately a valuable education.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Amesbury Grades: PK-12 | 152 students
4 Noel St.
Amesbury, MA 01913
(978) 388-5354 10.7 PK-12
- Beverly Grades: 6-12 | 153 students
35 Standley Street
Beverly, MA 01915
(978) 927-8793 9.3 6-12
- Danvers Grades: 1-8 | 48 students
123 Dayton Street
Danvers, MA 01923
(978) 304-0273 8.9 1-8
We adore the Clark School! Our son started in 6th grade and is continuing all through high school. With individualized plans (yes, for real, not just on paper), small class sizes, and teachers who put their heart and soul into teaching (they're available for the kids to call/email after hours too!), this is the school I had always wanted to find for my son. He has changed from being a not-so-happy-about-school kid to someone who looks forward to his classes and has shed his school anxiety. All with none of the typical middle school drama! Can't recommend them highly enough! Plus, I have to add that their approach to remote learning is beyond a 5-star rating. To say that they have gone above and beyond is an understatement. The kids are engaged; the teachers are engaged, and school continued. No gaps, no drama, and only positive feedback from us.
- Posted by Parent - Dawn M.
I can truly say that Clark school has been then best choice for my daughter. She suffered with anxieties with larger class sizes at her preschool and was really struggling. At Clark, the class sizes are much smaller and I saw her anxieties melt away. The attention from the teachers helped catch things that we could address right away and were able to help her grow past very quickly. She grew so much personally and in her education. The community of the school is amazing, everyone is so welcoming and knows you personally. It truly feels like a family! I highly recommend it to anyone looking for schooling.
- Posted by Parent - Alyssa Jackson
My son joined Clark school a year ago, and it was the best academic year he ever had. The school not only helped him catch up on his education level but also helped his self confidence and social skills. The team at Clark helps him where he needs help and challenges him where he needs to be challenged. The transition to home schooling during COVID-19 was smooth and of high quality.
- Posted by Parent - Makler
Our daughter has thrived at Clark. At the public high school she felt like just a number; at Clark she feels like part of a family. The teachers and staff have gone above and beyond to support, encourage, and help when needed. The environment is warm and friendly. Our only regret is that we did not find Clark sooner!
- Posted by Parent - Laurie
Clark School is everything we hoped and more. Moving our then 4th grade son and 2nd grade daughter from public school was a huge decision but now, 3 years on, we are amazed at the transformation. My son's anxiety no longer gets in the way of him enjoying school and he is thriving academically, socially and personally. My daughter has been accelerated academically and has just completed the 6th grade curriculum as a 5th grader. Clark is able to individualize their environment and tuition to meet the unique needs and capabilities of every child and the results are astonishing happy kids who are resilient, feel good about themselves and know what it feels like to succeed. Thank you for all you do Clark Faculty and Admin - we are so grateful for you!
- Posted by Parent - Helen Allard
I cannot say enough good things about this school. Both of my children have benefited in very different ways from how amazing it is. I first found Clark when looking for a high school for my son, who had a learning disability. The focus on executive functioning skills, the individualized curriculum (which they really do!), the no-bullying atmosphere, and the absolute commitment to helping him succeed, with no MCAS and no stressful IEP meetings, was a literal life changer for him and the rest of the family. My daughter will be a senior next year, having started at Clark in 6th grade. She has no learning issues, but needs an environment that is flexible enough to allow her to pursue interests such as figure skating (which counts as gym)! She can wander into the amazing art space even if she has no formal class there and get input into projects she's working on. The small class sizes (not above 15), calling the teachers by first names, the school dog Riley, I could go on and on about the things we love. If you are looking for an alternative to public school, I urge you to check this school out. (They also seamlessly switched to virtual teaching during the COVID crisis without hesitation, since their Snow Days have always been "at home learning days.")
- Posted by Parent - Maryanne Chappell
Our child has flourished at Clark after having been subject to the social stresses of a public school. Clark has a nurturing environment that makes the individual want to learn. Very balanced curriculum between the arts and STEM, with ample opportunity to explore and develop. Thanks Clark!
- Posted by Parent - TonyF.
Clark School is the way that school ought to be! From the teachers to the administrators everyone knows and cares about every single students' individual needs and goals. It is a safe and welcoming environment where everyone feels like family. A maximum class size of 15 students ensures that no child will slip through cracks and will receive the attention and help that they need. Students will be challenged to their full potential and will be given the opportunity to express themselves artistically, socially, emotionally and academically. Overall, Clark will help prepare your child to be the best version of themselves that they can be and have the tools to be successful post Clark.
- Posted by Administrator - Melissa
A school that cares. A no nonsense school that Teaches the children skills they need in real life. Teamwork acceptance of each others differences. They hand pick their students on how they can help. Your child is in a safe nurturing Environment. Perfect for children in Autism spectrum and children bullied in public schools. They are no nonsense, any issue will be addressed and any bullying. The offenders Will be kicked out of school. Not swept under the rug.
- Posted by Parent - Dinoc
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