A Guide to Applying

AugusT:  Request application materials

Register for standardized tests.  Grade 9 and 10 require SSAT (school code: 1612).  Grade 11 requires PSAT or SAT.  Grade 12 and PG requires ACT or SAT.  International students are required to take the TOEFL in addition to SSAT, PSAT or SAT (international school code: 3252).

September Thru mid-january:  Schedule a visit

Appointments are available Monday through Saturday. To allow sufficient time for a tour of the campus, an interview and for your questions to be answered, please plan to spend approximately two hours at the school. To make an appointment, please contact the Admission Office at 413-229-1003  or admission@berkshireschool.org. Arrangements can me made for students unable to visit Berkshire in-person.

December:  Complete Student Application and Essay

Give the Transcript Request form to your secondary school placement office or guidance counselor to have your transcripts and test scores forwarded. Request that your current English and math teachers complete the recommendation forms. If you would like to include a personal recommendation in your application, you are welcome to so, but this is no longer required.

January:  Submit Application

Deadline for admission application: January 15.  If you are applying for Financial Aid, please visit sss.nais.org to complete required financial aid forms and directly submit all necessary tax documents by the January 15 deadline.  For assistance in submitting these materials, please contact SSS at 800-344-8328.  For questions relating to Berkshire's Financial Aid policies and practices, please contact our Director of Financial Aid.

March:  Decisions Released on March 10

April:  Time to Make a Decision

Deadline response for admitted students is April 10.

Berkshire School

245 North Undermountain Road
 |  Sheffield, MA 01257
 |  T: 413 229 8511

Berkshire School is a co-ed, New England college preparatory boarding and day school offering a rigorous academic course of study in the northeast United States. Our campus, located in Massachusetts, has state-of-the-art academic, artistic and athletic facilities on a stunning 400-acre campus in the Berkshires.

Berkshire School received 5 out of 5 stars from over 3 Google reviews.
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