Sparhawk School

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  • Sparhawk School is private, co-educational school admitting students of strong moral character and generosity of spirit.
  • It is a joyful school for students in grades preK-12.
  • Our programs are thematic, multi-disciplinary, and have a curriculum which includes the study of philosophy, an opportunity to study multiple foreign languages, significant student choice in classes, and average class sizes between 5 and 12.
  • Our high school curriculum model allows students the opportunity to pursue excellence, combining the rigor of traditional preparatory environments with the innovation of emerging educational research and the joy of independent study choices for advanced students.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Not Available (School did not report any membership associatons).
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1994

Student Body

Total Students152 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeSparhawk School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
83%
Average Class Size9 students
Number of AP Courses3 courses
Advanced CoursesAp Calculus, AP English Literature and Language,
Average SAT score1320
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes2011/2012 PreK/K $1300/month for full time Upper Elementary $13,500/year Middle School $14,600/year High School $22,500/year (Day), $47,500 (Boarding)
% on Financial Aid
15%
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKaitlyn MacDonald
Admissions AssociateJessica Peirce

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsClimbing, Cross Country, GolfClimbingCross Country,
Golf

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Archery, Band, Chess Club, Choir, Cooking Club, Creative Writing Club, Dance Club, Debate Club, Drama Club, International Club, Jam Band, Judicial Board, Literary Journal, Math Team, National Honor Society, Outing Club, Permaculture Club, Photography Club, Poetry Outloud, Robotics Club, Science Team, Ski Club, Sparhawk Ambassadors, Student Advisory Board, Student Life Council, Sustainable Farming Club, Volleyball, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Sparhawk School admits students of strong moral character and generosity of spirit who have average to superior academic ability, a spectrum of talents in various multiple intelligences, age-appropriate levels of self-discipline and motivation, and the desire to take control of their learning in an environment of joy, honor, and respect.

Profile last updated: 02/01/2016

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The average private school tuition in Essex County, MA is $14,563 for elementary schools and $35,617 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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