Sparhawk School

  • 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.

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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
6%
State avg.: 21%
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.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rowley
    Grades: K-12 | 180 students
    10.7 miles
    14 Forest Ridge Drive
    Rowley, MA 01969
    (978)777-4699
    10.7 K-12
    180
  • Andover
    Grades: PK-9 | 439 students
    19.1 miles
    34 Sunset Rock Road
    Andover, MA 01810
    (978)475-1197
    19.1 PK-9
    439
  • Lawrence
    Grades: 9-12 | 1316 students
    16.3 miles
    300 Hampshire St
    Lawrence, MA 01841
    (978)682-0260
    16.3 9-12
    1316
  • Manchester
    Grades: NS-8 | 374 students
    20.1 miles
    One Brookwood Road
    Manchester, MA 01944
    (978)526-4500
    20.1 NS-8
    374
  • Methuen
    Grades: 9-12 | 217 students
    16.2 miles
    209 Lawrence Street
    Methuen, MA 01844
    (978)682-9391
    16.2 9-12
    217

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