Core Values

Berkshire instills the following values in all members of our community:


Curiosity

To question, to explore, to discover, to learn about oneself and others, and to embrace new experiences, not just for school but for life.


Inclusion

To understand and learn from differences, to welcome open exchange of ideas, and to create safe and affirming communities that value every person.


Integrity

To be honest and accountable to oneself and to others, to trust and be trusted, to be disciplined and responsible, in all academic pursuits and in all relationships.


Perseverance

To be steadfast in the face of challenge or obstacle, to rise above the mistakes and failures, and to see things through to completion.


Resilience

To set a new direction in response to changing circumstances, to manage and adapt to adversity, and to bounce back and regain one's footing with confidence and purpose.

Respect

To respect oneself and others, one's place and surroundings, to consider intent and impact, and to act in ways that demonstrate empathy and understanding.