Fast Facts

Academics                                                        Enrollment                                         Faculty 
Grades 9-12 & PGTotal: 391Total: 88
Average class size: 12Boarding: 353/Day: 38  Faculty with advanced degrees: 61%
Academic courses: 146

Form III: 63; Form IV: 101

AP courses: 17Form V: 113; Form VI: 97Tuition
Campus size: 400 acresPG: 17Boarding: $52,150

Languages offered: Chinese, French
Latin, Spanish

Acceptance rate: 32%

Day: $42,150
(tuition for the 2013-2014 school year)

Nearly 90% of the Class of 2013 
earned acceptances to Barron's
Profile of American Colleges "Most
Competitive" and "Highly Competitive"
colleges and universities. 

States: 32
Countries: 28
Students of color: 27%
International students: 18% 

Financial Aid available: $4,400,000
Students receiving FA: 29%
Endowment: $112,000,000
as of June 30, 2013 

School Overview
Berkshire School is a co-ed college preparatory boarding school offering a rigorous academic course of study. Pioneering programs - such as Advanced Math/Science Research, Sustainability and Resource Management, and the Pro Vita Winter Session - coexist with advanced sections and AP offerings in all disciplines. Berkshire provides a range of artistic and athletic offerings supported by a state-of-the-art academic building and brand new facilities in athletics and the arts.  In this extraordinary setting, students are encouraged to learn, in the words of the school motto, "not just for school, but for life."

School Mission
Rooted in an inspiring natural setting, Berkshire School instills the highest standards of character and citizenship and a commitment to academic, artistic and athletic excellence. Our community fosters diversity, a dedication to environmental stewardship, and an enduring love for learning.

School motto
Pro Vita Non Pro Schola Discimus, "Learning- not just for school but for life."

Frequently Asked Questions
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Berkshire School

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

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